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Audit Manager

UHY Hacker Young LLP
Nottinghamshire (GB)
Market rate competitive
Closing date
29 Mar 2023

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
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Our Firm

We live and breathe our core values and behaviours, and support our purpose of “Helping you Prosper”.  They set the tone for the team to work by and we are looking for people who value the same things as us: being present, making progress, enjoying it and living empathy.

UHY Hacker Young is a Top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants based in the centre of Nottingham.  We are ambitious people, united in our mission to be exceptional auditors, accountants and business advisers delivering seamlessly integrated client service.

Through both our UHY UK & International network we harness global intelligence and combine this with local presence and knowledge to share technical and commercial insight.

The Partners and People at UHY Hacker Young in Nottingham provide a range of audit, taxation and business advisory services to a varied portfolio of clients, predominantly Owner-Managed Businesses.  As well as the affairs of some large businesses with much more complex, technical requirements.


Role overview

The Audit Manager will be a crucial member of the audit group.  You will hold your own portfolio of clients reporting to the RI.  You will be responsible for servicing clients, directing all assurance services delivered and managing our people. 

Are you an ambitious qualified accountant with audit experience looking for a new challenge?  As a growing department we have big plans for the future.

We recognise that you and the rest of our team are essential to deliver on our purpose of “helping you prosper” whether you are a client, member of our team or part of the wider community.  We want you to be challenged, have fun in the work place, work with like-minded individuals and deliver great service.

Job description

As an Audit Manager your typical daily duties will include:

  • You will work alongside the manager team delivering high quality audits in your portfolio to our clients.
  • You will be supported by the wider audit team to deliver the onsite work and will report into the RIs.
  • You will build relationships with the clients so that you are the “go-to” person and will manage their expectations, their audit and our team to deliver a high quality audit
  • You will lead, manage and develop the team and be a role model, being the point of reference for the audit team.
  • You will be completing file reviews utilising your existing technical knowledge and experience whilst developing your skills still further and ensuring quality standards are met.
  • You will be identifying and delivering added value service to the clients to help them prosper; identifying opportunities, understanding the client needs and their businesses.
  • Maintain and develop technical ability by attending training (including webinars), keeping abreast of technical development and being able to present your own research on technically challenging aspects
  • Act as a counselling manager and mentor to  help other team members achieve personal and professional development goals.
  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and feedback.
  • Review and assess WIP regularly and address overruns as they occur.
  • Raise bills regularly and prompt the RI for interim billing when required.

Working arrangements

  • The working weeks is 37.5 hours (Monday to Friday). 
  • There is a hybrid arrangement in place with flexibility of hours to meet specific work demands as needed.


  • Career mentoring and coaching
  • Dress for your day
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holiday)
  • Discretionary Christmas shutdown not counted as part of holiday entitlement (3 days)
  • The ability to purchase extra days leave in salary sacrifice
  • Private medical insurance Private dental cover at discounted rates
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Pension scheme arrangements
  • Mobile phone contribution costs
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year
  • Employee referral bonus
  • Access to our wellbeing portal and Employee Assistance programme
  • Subsidised corporate gym membership
  • Season ticket loan for travel

Person specification

  • ACA/ACCA (or international equivalent) qualified
  • Act with integrity at all times
  • Strong personal ethics
  • Supervisory and managerial experience
  • Be approachable to members of the audit team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Love developing internal and external relationships
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Be able to manage a varied portfolio effectively
  • Strong technical knowledge of UK GAAP, ISAs, IFRS would be advantageous

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