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Senior Manager

Michael Page
Merseyside, Liverpool, England
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection
Closing date
27 Jan 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000, £60,000 - £70,000
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
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Job Details

This opportunity is ideal for a current Manager or Senior who is looking for the next challenge. You will be managing a portfolio of clients, ensuring the highest level of service is provided at all times. This comes with responsibility of networking, developing talent and keeping updated with market trends.

Client Details

This Accountancy firm are based in Liverpool with a second office within the North West.

As a Top 100 practice, they are continuously winning work, growing and looking for the best talent.


Actively manage portfolio of clients, maintaining regular communication with them throughout the year.
Provide advice and assistance to clients, developing and providing solutions for them.
Take the lead on complex client assignments, demonstrating technical ability, accuracy and problem solving.
Take ownership of budgets in terms of preparation, ongoing review, and highlighting overruns where anticipated.
Maintain control of work in progress, raising invoices on a regular and timely basis.
Continue to develop areas of specialism, e.g. charities, solicitors, pensions, etc.
Lead, manage and motivate the audit team through the management structure.
Ensure all team members understand their roles and expectations, ensuring appraisals are conducted in line with set the firm requirements.

Ensure all team members have robust and appropriate development plans that are followed through to achieve objectives.
Act as coach and mentor to managers and other staff as required to ensure they have the necessary support in place to achieve their objectives and potential.
Ensure the staff planning board is up to date at least 12 months in advance, undertaking regular reviews ensuring it correlates to budgets.
Continually seek to improve audit processes and practices, always ensuring compliance with latest guidance.
Ensure all staff are fully aware of such processes and practices and that they are followed to the letter, thus providing the best possible services to client in a professional and compliant manner.
Seek to improve the overall operational efficiency of the audit department as a whole, and the wider business where appropriate - identifying and implementing new processes as required.
Build awareness of the local marketplace and the key players in our industry.
Seek to attract new business, taking an active role in networking and professional groups within the City.


  • Relevant experience in an audit manager role (circa 3 years minimum)
  • Background should be second tier practice - big 4 would also be considered
  • General experience of managing a broad range of clients across differing sectors
  • Experience and ability to lead and manage an audit team effectively
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Good relationship-building skills, ideally with established network
  • Based in Liverpool City Region, or willing to relocate

Job Offer

Salary: Flexible depending on experience. Rough guide - £55-65k

Pension: Group Personal Pension Plan: Employer: 4.5%, Employee: 5%.

Life Assurance: 3 x salary.

Income Protection: Cover to 50% for a specified time period.

Healthcare: Private healthcare would be provided for self. Dependents may be added at own expense.

Medicash: Medicash to Level 1 is provided for all employees.

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays

Remote Working Policy: Allows for up to 2 days working from home each week (depending on needs of business and clients) following completion of probationary period.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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