Audit Manager – Guildford – £55-65k

Great opportunity to work for a very successful independent practice with the opportunity to develop both your experience and career. You will be responsible for a substantial portfolio of clients across a variety of industry sectors. The role will encompass:

  • Managing a varied portfolio of audit clients
  • Review/preparation of statutory accounts including group consolidated accounts
  • Review/preparation of monthly management accounts, balance sheet reconciliations and year end audit files
  • Liaising with all levels of client staff including finance and operational staff in order to develop an understanding of the business
  • Development of systems and controls
  • Managing a team of staff reporting to the Partners
  • Staff development including identifying and delivering training needs, undertaking staff appraisals and providing mentoring
  • Control of fee forecasting and reporting including preparation of initial forecasts, review and monitoring of monthly targets and reconciliation of actual fees to forecasts
  • Setting assignment budgets and controlling/monitoring performance against budget.
  • Review of draft of corporation tax returns

The ideal person will be ACA or ACCA qualified with a good pass record. You will  also need to demonstrate staff and client handling experience at a supervisory or management level.  The portfolio covers owner managed business clients and larger groups so good technical audit experience from either a national or independent firm is required. The firm are keen to meet talented individuals with the ambition to progress further and support both growth and succession.

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