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Banking Audit Manager - Top 15 accountancy firm

Michael Page
England, London
Closing date
7 Feb 2023

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

As an Audit Manager, you will lead a substantial number of financial services audits, with a focus on banking, helping to achieve a high standard of client service in an effective manner.

Client Details

This growing top 15 accountancy firm has award-winning training, genuine work life balance, clear succession paths, supportive leadership teams and can offer a broader role, which will involve business development and strategy.


This banking audit team is looking to hire Audit Managers. This role may appeal to Audit Assistant Managers with banking audit experience in a Big 4 or top 10 firm who may be looking for a promotion to a Manager role and faster progression to senior management.

Main Responsibilities

  • Complete audits in accordance with prescribed audit procedures, with assistance from more senior members of staff and partners where required
  • Produce detailed audit planning, including details of potential difficulties and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence
  • Allocate sections to junior staff and brief on what is expected of them
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensuring that deadlines and budgets are well managed
  • Review or complete audit cycles the file before passing files on to the senior member of the team for review
  • Responsible for final analytical reviews
  • Draft letters to audit clients
  • Produce and review sets of financial statements
  • Produce a short summary on key client issues and the contents of the accounts before passing to the senior member of the team
  • Provide technical advice and guidance to more junior staff - give detailed help and training as required, to enhance future effectiveness
  • Monitor the performance of staff working on jobs, including giving feedback after files have been reviewed and completing audit review form at the end of each job


This role may appeal to Audit Assistant Managers with banking audit experience in a Big 4 or top 10 firm who may be looking for a promotion to a Manager role and faster progression to senior management.

Qualifications and Skills

  • ACA or ACCA, fully qualified with practice experience
  • Previous audit experience with banking clients preferred

Job Offer

  • Very competitive salary
  • Manager bonus scheme
  • Genuine work life balance
  • Clear succession paths
  • Collaborative, social and supportive environment
  • 33 days holiday Inc. bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy or sell up to 5 days (28 days on a training contract, with the opportunity to buy 5 days)
  • Private healthcare
  • Employee Recognition awards and bonuses
  • Amazing employee referral scheme
  • Paid CSR time
  • Car lease scheme
  • Visa sponsorship is available


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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