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Audit Assistant Manager

Employer
Hays Senior Finance
Location
Colchester, Essex, England
Salary
Very competitive + Benefits
Closing date
10 Apr 2024

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Job Details

Hays are recruiting an Audit Assistant Manager or Manager for a Top 20 firm of chartered accountants, tax and business advisers, who work in partnership with clients ranging from entrepreneurs and individuals to multi-national corporations.

The firm has a national network of offices, and are able to offer a comprehensive range of financial and business strategy services to clients across the UK, enabling them to achieve profitable growth and build sustainable long-term success.

Job Description
Overseeing of audit assignments, ensuring deadlines are met and within compliance of necessary regulations. Completing assignments and handing to Manager for review. Finalising assignments after Manager and Partner review.

Main Responsibilities

  • Produce a detailed audit planning memorandum, including details of any potential difficulties that may have been encountered during previous audits and ensure correct tests are applied to produce sufficient audit evidence, discuss with Partner/Manager.
  • Allocate sections to junior staff, briefing on expectations and addressing their queries.
  • Complete audits with assistance from more Senior members of staff.
  • Monitor the progress of jobs, ensure that budgets are met, address any problems that are encountered to ensure that the audit is finished within budget and timeframe.
  • Check and supervise the work of more junior staff both onsite and in office and complete any sections as necessary.
  • Ensure all hours worked on any client are recorded correctly, enabling a true reflection of the profitability of the job to be shown.
  • Sign off audit sections, address any problems and/or queries and complete the file before passing it on to the Manager/Partner for review.
  • Drafting client letters.

Qualifications and Skills

  • ACA or ACCA finalists with practice experience.
  • Competent planning and completion skills.
  • Computer experience - Competency with Excel, Word and other standardized software Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks and Xero experience is desirable.
  • Previous experience of supervising junior members of staff (12 months plus experience)
  • Good up-to-date technical knowledge including recent developments in accounting standards.
  • Communication - oral and written, ability to deal with variety of people in different environments.
  • Organised - ability to deal with a variety of tasks.
  • Client focused.
  • Commercially aware.
  • Team building skills.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.

The offer

  • Genuine work life balance.
  • Accredited Investor in People.
  • New and improved programme for Succession planning and supportive management structure to help you realise your potential.
  • 33 days holiday including bank holidays, plus the opportunity to buy up to 5 days.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Amazing employee referral scheme
  • Paid CSR time.
  • Car lease scheme.
  • And more!



What you need to do now
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Company

At Hays we invest in lifelong partnerships that empower people and businesses to succeed. With over 50 years’ success under our belts and a workforce of 10,000+ people across 32 countries, we’ve evolved to put our customers at the heart of everything we do.

From CFO to Newly Qualified, we work with talented finance professionals and match them with organisations where they can achieve a lasting impact.

So much more than specialist recruiters in accounting and finance, what really sets us apart is our knowledge through scale, deep understanding and our ability to meaningfully innovate for our customers. All our consultants have strong relationships across the industry and the support of our extensive global network. That’s why organisations of all types and sizes – from international blue chips to SMEs – trust us to find the people who can help transform their business.

So, whether you want something local or international, permanent, or interim, we have the breadth of coverage and the depth of understanding to help you find it.

We have specialist recruitment teams in the following areas:

  • Corporate Governance
  • Credit Control
  • Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Payroll
  • Public Practice Accounting
  • Public Services Accounting
  • Senior Finance – Qualified
  • Support, Ledgers & Bookkeeping
  • Tax & Treasury

You can rely on us to deliver today and help you plan for tomorrow

 

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