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Audit Manager

Job Title: Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Industry:
Finance
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2021-10-11
REF: LB/CROWE/AM/1110/MCR
Contact Name: Laura Banks
Contact Email: Laura.Banks@kentonblack.com
Job Published: 15 days ago

Job Description

This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the UK’s most credible Audit, Advisory and Tax Experts.
Based from their Manchester city centre office you will be part of a team that offer structure, training and an environment where you will continually challenge and be challenged whilst having the continued support and progression that you require.
Their aim is to become long-term trusted advisors to the organisations' and individuals they work with. Everything about them including their training, people and professional success criteria is driven by this goal.

THE ROLE
In their Audit Department, Audit Managers who are also Qualified Accountants are required to lead teams on a range of Audit Assignments. The role requires a particular specialism in Corporates.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
-Manage the audits from planning, fieldwork & completion within agreed budget for the assignment, taking on responsibility for ownership and completion of each audit assignment.
-Act as the principal contact for the client during the on-site fieldwork and follow up on client queries once on site work is completed.
-Manage on-site teams and assist in the supervision and development of more junior staff, providing training where appropriate and ensuring work is appropriately allocated according to the team members abilities and development complete job review forms for all junior staff on the same assignment
-To prepare statutory financial statements for clients, generally from the client’s management accounts.
-To research technical issues that arise and provide potential solutions for review Partners / Directors
-To adhere to deadlines, including prompt notification to the Partner where problems are likely to arise or as they arise on each assignment.
-Can identify where other experts in the firm can provide relevant services to respond to client business needs
-Manage work in progress and billing on client assignments
Undertake additional duties as reasonably required.
-Experience in working with complex groups, reporting structures and liaising with component auditors is highly desirable


THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE
-You will be organised, qualified in ACCA/ ACA (or equivalent) with experience across a wide range of businesses, approachable, with strong mentoring skills a good role model and team member with an excellent work ethos/ ethic.
-You will work with Companies and Groups up to £200m revenue including international businesses and listed companies, pension schemes and charities.
-You will develop a practical awareness of the clients’ operations and will ensue that the day to day delivery of the work runs smoothly and that you will escalate any issues, if needs be.
-You will ensure all client requests are dealt with promptly and that any issues are raised quickly and dealt with efficiently and effectively.
-You will take ownership to resolve problems quickly in a proactive and friendly matter.
You will have a good attention to quality, professionalism, integrity, approachability and relationships.
-You will look for opportunities to grow and develop your own networks with colleagues in other teams as well as seeking an understanding of the bigger picture beyond your own team or area of responsibility. All aligned to the businesses core values.


YOUR TEAM
-You will coach and mentor those you are supervising towards maximum contribution and job satisfaction.
-You will act as a mentor to less experienced members of the team.
-You will support “on the job” learning through actively encouraging involvement and discussion on tasks, challenges and decision making, where appropriate.
-You will be expected to get the best from others through effective communication, engaging with the team, leading by example and demonstrating a confident “can do” attitude
-You are encouraged to adjust your behavior, style, approach and means of communication towards another person to gain their commitment or agreement to a course of action.
-You will present a clear argument, avoiding excessive use of jargon.
-You will work with and lead others to achieve a common goal, motivating others, resolving any disputes and adapting your communication style to meet the needs of the group and situation.


WHY THIS FIRM?
-As a business they are looking for exceptional people. Their ethos is to promote their friendly, approachable and professional style as business partners, building strong and long-term relationships with their clients.
They are offering you an opportunity to continue your career progression whilst working for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition, you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do. They create the best environment for their staff to thrive. They recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to their working environment.
If you join this organisation, you will find expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return, they can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits in addition to working for a firm that truly values its people.


Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a marker leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Preston, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham and Glasgow, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.