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Audit Manager

Michael Page
England, London
Closing date
21 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

Page Outsourcing are excited to partner with an award-winning accountancy firm, MHA to support with the recruitment of an Audit Manager within their Financial Services team.

Within this role you will be required to manage a diverse portfolio of clients across Investment Management, Funds and Banking.

Client Details

You will play a key role in influencing and motivating the team to ensure clients needs are met and to the first-class standard that is expected.

MHA are a top 15 Accountancy Practice in the UK with a clear ambition to break into and cement themselves within the top 10.

They are proud to be a founding member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW).


Key responsibilities within this role will include (but not limited to);

Portfolio Management

  • Plan, control and review client work on a portfolio of Financial Services clients, including banks, SPV's, Investment Managers, Brokers/Dealers, and advisory firms.
  • Prepare a time budget for each assignment, considering the level of the fees and other non-audit work to be included within that fee.
  • Ensure a detailed audit plan is completed, including details of potential anomalies.

Team Management

  • Ensure that trainees are allocated a variety of jobs to provide a broad range of training and maximise their experience.
  • Regular appraisals and sign off training records to enable staff to be developed and in turn enhance their effectiveness.
  • Work closely with other managers in the business to ensure control of the day-to day management of all audit staff.

Client Management

  • Provide clear and effective communication with all clients to ensure any issues are highlighted and resolved.
  • It is important to build strong relationships with existing and future clients.

Business Development and Advisory

  • Identify opportunities for additional services that the company can provide to their clients.
  • Be proactive in involving other experts where relevant - i.e., Corporate Finance, Tax, Financial Services.


The successful candidate will be

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA with a minimum of 3 years post qualified experience in external audit, accounts preparation and general practice
  • Experience working with variety of different sized organisations in the Financial Sector
  • Demonstrable ability to motivate, delegate effectively, develop the team and be a strong leader
  • Attention to detail to target engagement partner involvement on key auditing and accounting issues
  • Client focused and able to think commercially - able to seek out opportunities within the portfolio
  • Organisational skills with the ability to successfully manage conflicting priorities

Job Offer

MHA offers many benefits including but not limited to:

  • 33 days holiday (including public holidays)
  • Buy/ sell up to 5 holiday days
  • Pension scheme
  • Exceptional study support
  • Life insurance
  • Private medical cover
  • Retail/ Gym discounts
  • Flexible working
  • Car lease scheme


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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