Audit Manager (External Audit)

London (City of), London (Greater)
Competitive London Salary
14 Jul 2022
11 Aug 2022
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

You’re happy in your current role. . .but you are still reading this ad. . just a little curious, wondering what the rest of 2022 will bring, we get it and we kind of like that.

"I’m not unhappy but I would like to work with more interesting and complex clients"

"I enjoy what I do but I need a better work life balance, I don’t want to go back to the office full time"

"I have no chance of stepping up until people retire, I want to know what I am working towards"

"timesheets drive me crazy". . .all sound familiar

We can’t help you on the last one but the others we feel confident we can.

Picture this, you would be joining an ambitious top 60, 18 partner practice at a time when the audit team is growing. Although there are 165 employees across the firm you would become part of our 35 strong audit team, stepping into a brand-new position created for an ambitious experienced Audit Manager.

To be totally upfront, a great Senior Manager joined us in Q1 in a hybrid role to take on the technical side of things and manage a portfolio, they are doing amazingly, however due to the amount of work being won we would like to free more of their time up by dishing out the portfolio. There has also been a recent Director promotion internally . . . essentially we now have a really interesting portfolio that needs looking after . . .this is where you come in!

The redistribution of work coupled with work being won means your portfolio would include groups, international organisations, subsidiaries, and holding companies across different sectors. There really is scope for your career to develop and you would have the support of Angie our L&D specialist.

As an experienced Audit Manager, we don’t need to go into the day-to-day duties of that part of the job role. You would have the support of our brilliant team of Assistant Managers, Supervisors, Seniors, Semi Seniors and Trainees.

The Nitty Gritty

We totally appreciate that joining a company at the tail end of a pandemic isn’t going to be as straightforward as normal, but rest assured even before COVID-19 with our use of tech we were set up for homeworking and are ready to induct our newest team member and welcome you to the office,then its hybrid working (2 days from home a week). 

To top it off, you get to work in an environment that promotes both personal and professional development and supports wellness in the workplace. Feel free to check out our social media channels (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Glassdoor), visit the FAQ section on our careers page and well being brochure for more information.

As with any job we think there are a few things that would help you succeed from the start, these include:

  • ACA / ACCA qualified - with a strong auditing and accounting services background dealing with a wide range of clients and currently working in an Audit leadership role, at Manager level already or as a Supervisor/Assistant Manager ready to take the next step
  • Strong technical knowledge - bit of an obvious one, but you will need to have an excellent working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAPP and Auditing Standards
  • Have a desire to take responsibility for continuing to support development of your teams
  • Strong IT skills - we use Excel, CCH Auditing and Accounts modules, CCH Time Management, Inflow, Mercia, and Xero on a regular basis
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable liaising with team members and holding meetings with clients.

Employer Checklist, what you need to know about us

18 Partner, Top 60 City based Accountancy Practice - Tick

Recognised for staff development - Tick

Flexible benefits package - Tick

Hybrid working - Tick

Flexible working hours - Tick

Relaxed innovative culture (dress down every day, beer fridge, foosball table etc) - Tick

If this job sounds up your street but you don’t have a CV ready to go, contact our Recruitment Partner directly via LinkedIn (search Michelle Paoloni, House Recruitment).

This piece of recruitment for Carter Backer Winter LLP is being managed exclusively by House Recruitment and we do not welcome uninvited applications from agencies.

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