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Audit Manager

Employer
PKF Francis Clark
Location
Truro or Plymouth
Salary
Highly competitive + exclusive benefits
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time, Part Time
Where will they be working?
Flexible

Job Details

In a nutshell

You may be looking for a step up into a manager position or a manager role that has more variety - our 200+ strong audit team members are supported, challenged, and encouraged to pursue their own career ambitions.

As one of the UK's Best Workplaces for Wellbeing by Great Place to Work, our roles will enable you to excel in your career whilst enjoying a good work like balance.

Our structured leadership programs have proven to be successful over many years from our inhouse Learning & Development team - last year we had 10x internal partner promotions!

Situated in Cornwall’s one and only contemporary city, surrounded by panoramic countryside views with accessible routes from iconic southwest destinations, such as St Ives, Falmouth and Padstow – locations don’t get much better than this!

What you'll be doing day to day

You'll be leading and developing a team of talented audit and accounting professionals, alongside managing a diverse portfolio of clients, and supporting the region's business development activity.

  • Work closely with the client engagement Partner to co-ordinate both compliance and specialist services.
  • Act as the main point of contact for all client matters, demonstrating a strong commercial understanding of their business and keeping them regularly informed of progress in relation to the service provided.
  • Assist with the coaching and development of audit staff, from new trainees to qualified seniors, both on-site and back in the office.
  • Identify and raise business development opportunities with new and existing clients.
  • Support complex and often fast-moving projects, which may include business sales and acquisitions.
  • Support group restructuring exercises, including client liaison, accounting entries and company secretarial work.
  • Liaise with consultants and technical Partners across the firm’s specialist services in providing the above.

About you

  • ACA/ ACCA qualified with relevant experience.
  • Statutory audit experience, gained in a professional practice environment, ideally including experience of group audits and preparing consolidated financial statements (not essential)
  • Organised and able to plan your own time efficiently.
  • Ability to work independently, or as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport quickly with clients.
  • Professional and discreet in demonstrating client care.
  • Experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes.
  • Previous experience of managing and developing people

Don't worry if you don't have an up-to-date CV, feel free to contact me at Carrie.MacDonald@pkf-francisclark.co.uk for an informal and confidential chat.

Why work at PKF Francis Clark

We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have nine offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has annual revenue of over £65 million and a 900-strong team based across our offices. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. Since September 2022, PKF Francis Clark has been certified as a Great Place to Work.

We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where you can be yourself, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen. We ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces in 2023, and again in 2024 when we rose nine places to 24th in the list of the UK’s Best Workplaces (Large Organisations).

We’ve also been ranked 46th out of 89 in the UK’s Best Workplaces for Women 2023 (Large Organisations) and 40th out of 79 in the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing 2023 (Large Organisations). PKF Francis Clark has been highlighted as a top achiever among the UK’s Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services by workplace culture experts Great Place to Work.

And in recognition of our outstanding training programmes for graduates, school leavers and career changers, we’re ranked 28th among England’s Top 100 Apprenticeship Employers by the Department of Education and High Fliers Research.

Whilst we’re proudly independent, PKF Francis Clark is a member of the PKF Global family of  firms, which together are ranked as the 12th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age. As part of a global community of business advisors in 150 countries, the opportunities to expand your horizons by connecting with PKF colleagues around the world are endless.

Company

PKF Francis Clark are the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have eight offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has 54 partners and over 800 members of staff, with annual revenue of over £50 million. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

Our size, scale and varied client list offer incredible opportunities to specialise or diversify. Our culture - friendly, open and collaborative - welcomes fresh opinions, values team work, and encourages everyone to be collaborative. Here you’ll have opportunities to work with and learn from all kinds of colleagues, including partners, accelerating and enhancing your learning. We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

We’re a member of the PKF International family of legally independent firms, which together are ranked as the 11th largest provider of accountancy services in the UK by Accountancy Age.

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