Audit Assistant Manager

Location: London, England
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Finance & Accounting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
REF: BBBH236160_1566998435

Job Title: Audit Assistant Manager
Location: London
Package: Up to £55,000 + benefits


A highly successful and expanding Top 50 firm are seeking an experienced Audit Senior/Assistant Manager to join their busy Audit team. The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified, with 3 to 4 years' post qualification experience and a broad client portfolio background.

Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Fully responsible for audit jobs from start to finish - including planning, fieldwork and finalisation - and reporting directly to a partner on smaller assignments
  • Planning process for jobs to include materiality determination, identification of risks, design of fieldwork tests applicable to the specific client, elements of timetabling and budgeting
  • Allocate work to junior staff and brief them on the work to be completed, providing guidance to junior staff and be available to answer queries throughout the audit process
  • Review the work completed by junior staff including providing feedback to aid their development
  • Monitoring the progress of audits including performance versus budget, identification of any problem areas encountered and keeping management information of progress
  • Review the statutory account preparation for audit clients, including review of disclosure checklists, to ensure that all relevant financial statement disclosures are correct
  • Assist with the management of basic WIP, billing and fee-recovery in order to achieve targets and cash collection where applicable
  • Ensure good relationships with both internal and external clients
  • Assist and manage the expectations of partners and other key staff across the practice to ensure work and projects are completed within reasonable and realistic timeframes
  • Manages general client problems that occur, liaising with managers and partners on more complex issues and supports team members with basic client concerns

Requirements for this role include:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified with 3-4 years post qualification experience
  • Exceptional, effective and appropriate communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Sound technical, commercial and risk awareness alongside advanced understanding of policies, procedures and processes
  • A solid team player with a strong ability to work in a team environment as well as being a self-starter with the ability to work well using own initiative
  • Begins to identify ways to network and expand their internal and external contacts through various appropriate channels
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to manage relationships both internally and externally to a high standard, dealing with first line issues confidently
  • Strong ability to cope in a fast paced environment, taking responsibility for own workload and working closely with manager and wider team / firm to deliver quality work to agreed, often tight, deadlines and timescales


If you are interested in this role please apply directly or form information please call Matthew Barber at Ambition on 0207 4307 281