Audit Director / RI – Partner Progression
- BV Recruitment Ltd
- London (Greater) (GB)
- To £120000 + Benefits + Progression
- Closing date
- 19 Apr 2023
- Accounting - practice
- Salary band
- £80,000 - £90,000, £90,000 - £100,000, £100,000 - £125,000, £125,000 - £150,000
- Contract type
- Full Time
- Where will they be working?
- Hybrid - mostly office
Are you an Audit & Accounts Senior Manager / Director / RI looking to upgrade to a friendly, good quality traditional medium size accountancy firm based in Central London with great promotion prospects to Partner level in the short term? Do you already have Responsible Individual (RI) status or are you looking to get your RI status within the next 6 months? If so this independent firm with around 50 staff has created a new role due to continued high growth within the business, particularly within audit and assurance. Based in the busy Audit & Accounts Department, your role will be mixed evenly between managing a number of the firms largest audit clients, accounts preparation assignments and corporation tax as well as staff management duties. You will manage your own portfolio of mainly audit clients and report straight to Partner level. Your client base would be varied and this firm works with clients from all industries, including property, technology, construction, renewable energy, retail, media, entertainment and many more. Most clients range to £50m turnover and are UK based although they have some international groups as well. In your role you will be responsible for managing audit assignments from planning to completion including reviewing work and leading all client meetings, managing workflow, setting fees, budgeting, billing, monitoring WIP etc, reviewing accounts preparation and corporation tax assignments, staff management, giving staff appraisals and helping to oversee and manage the department. You will also be involved with new business development and assist the Partner with bringing in new work for the firm in order to grow your client portfolio. Your role will be varied, challenging, yet hugely enjoyable and promotion prospects to Salaried Partner level are strong for the right candidate. The firm has also had great success with people who have relocated to London from a regional firm and welcomes applicants from firms outside of Central London.
To be considered for this new role (March 2023) you must be ACA qualified ideally with 5+ years PQE. You must currently be operating at Audit Senior Manager / Director level, and currently working in a good quality practice firm, with experience of a mixed general practice role (ie audit and accounts), although the firm prefer someone from an audit based background either in a medium size firm or a larger firm. It would be an advantage if you had RI status or are able to achieve this within 6 months. You must also have strong team management skills and be able to review work and give appraisals to all level of staff. You must be a team player, have good communication skills and be looking for a role with strong progression in the future.
This very good quality, medium sized traditional accountancy firm based in a great Location in Zone 1 Central London is growing at a rapid rate and has grown significantly in the last 12 to 18 months. This newly created role is due to the firm winning lots of new Audit & Assurance clients recently and needing a new RI in the firm. They also need someone to provide a little more leadership and to inherit and manage a number of high profile audit client from various Partners in the firm. Overall this represents an excellent new opportunity for an Audit Senior Manager or Audit Director with RI status, to join a very good quality and friendly medium size firm and work in an interesting and varied role with great promotional prospects to Partner on offer in the short term.
BV Recruitment Ltd is a niche recruitment consultancy business that recruits for the London accountancy practice market and the surrounding home counties. We cater for all levels of accountant including juniors, semi seniors, seniors, managers and partners, across most disciplines in practice including audit, tax, accounts, forensics, corporate finance and general advisory work.
In 2010 BV Recruitment Ltd worked with a large number of industry companies which were referred by our practice clients in the Top 20 and Top 60, testament to our high quality work. These have included roles for newly qualified ACA’s, Management Accounts roles, Finance Director and Financial Controller roles.
Over half the roles we work are given to us on an exclusive basis by our clients, so you won’t find many of our roles with other agencies due to the strong client relationships with have built over the years.
We offer a professional and confidential value added service to both our candidates and clients, and you can expect to be given lots of information about the clients you are interviewing with, as well as detailed interview tips, practice questions and information about your interviewers – all aimed at given you the best chance of getting the job you really want.
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