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Audit Manager ( Not for Profit)

Menzies LLP
Heathrow, Hounslow (GB)
Closing date
26 Feb 2023

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Accounting - practice, Charity and not for profit
Salary band
£60,000 - £70,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

We are looking for an experienced Audit Manager to join our Heathrow office in Egham specialist Charities and Not for Profit (NFP) Audit department and manage a client portfolio.

This is a role for an ambitious candidate who embraces our core values, supporting the audit partners, helping our clients achieve their aspirations and developing our audit team. The role is to work as part of the NFP team ensuring that audit and Independent Examinations planning, fieldwork and completion is performed to a sufficient standard, ultimately resulting in the ability for Menzies to sign audit or IE reports. You will be working as part of the NFP team, being responsible for ensuring accounts are prepared under UK GAAP and Charities SORP reporting direct to the audit partner RI.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

 Management of an NFP audit focussed portfolio of clients. 

  • Overseeing the preparation and audit of financial statements under Charities SORP. 
  • Attendance and contributions at client meetings. 
  • Completing audits with minimal supervision and within deadlines. 
  • Management and development of upcoming audit talent. 
  • Financial management of portfolio taking control of WIP, billing and debt management. 
  • Involvement in business development, including maintaining own key contacts and fostering new relationships.  
  • Maintaining a good level of technical knowledge and being able to independently research issues forming your own solutions. 

  The Person:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified or equivalent. 
  • Solid experience in an accountancy practice working in an Audit focused role.
  • Knowledge/experience of charities reporting and auditing desirable but not essential.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong client and team relationships. 
  • Ability to manage complicated projects and multiple stakeholders (Key Management and and Trustees). 
  • Strong technical understanding of accounting, including Charities SORP and auditing standards. 
  • Experience in leading group audits and the preparation of consolidated accounts. 
  • Previous use of CaseWare or Mercia methodologies is desirable. 
  • Can build trusted relationships with clients and colleagues. 
  • Produces high quality work to a good technical standard. 
  • Strong organisational skills to effectively prioritise high volumes of work. 
  • Anticipates and resolves problems at an early stage to keep assignments on budget. 
  • Can identify opportunities for growth within existing client base and when to involve other service lines. 
  • Takes an active role in developing the team providing day to day support on technical and other matters. 


Interested in a career in business & advisory? Then why not train with one of the most dynamic and fastest growing firms of Chartered Accountants in the South East and become an expert advisor to SME businesses!

Menzies, a top 25 firm of Chartered Accountants, was established in 1912. Since then we have grown to become one of the largest firms in the South East servicing all kinds of businesses across a range of industries. We have 8 offices, each of which is situated in the heart of the local community, and enjoy long term relationships with both local and national clients.

At Menzies, we offer trainees all the benefits of working in a smaller team environment – personable, friendly and supportive – but with the same commitment to training and varied long-term career prospects offered by the larger firms. We provide all-round professional training with plenty of support, paid study leave, tutoring, specialised courses, personal guidance and a competitive salary, which is reviewed bi-annually and on passing exams.

Find Us
01483 755000
1st Floor, Midas House
62 Goldsworth Rd
GU21 6LQ
United Kingdom

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