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Audit Assistant Manager, Top 10 firm, Hybrid, £45K-£55K

Hays Senior Finance
England, Guildford, Surrey
GBP45000.0 - GBP55000.0 per annum + £45K-£52Kpa + Hybrid
Closing date
2 Jun 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Your new company
My client is a Top 10 international firm, which is seeing a rapid increase in demand for their services and is continually expanding their client base. A dynamic firm, with the latest accounting software, audit methodology, a supportive environment which will help develop you and your career to the next level. This role is within the corporate team, working on listed and non-listed private clients.

Your new role
You will:

  • Take responsibility for planning, executing and finalising all areas of the audit assignment for Manager or Partner review
  • Identify risk matters and rise with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters
  • Some responsibility for own Audited Entities and portfolio, reporting directly to a Director or Partner.
  • Produce work for Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified.
  • Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions to technical matters and communicate and agree with the needs and potential solutions with managers or partners.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established clients, identifying opportunities and being a point of contact for clients throughout the year.
  • Manage against budgets, agree and negotiate fees and agree cash collection.
  • Supervise, coach, develop and appraise trainees and executives within teams, on client premises and in the office.
  • Actively provide regular feedback to trainees and seniors, assisting them with their development plans and preparing engagement appraisals.

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified Audit Senior looking to progress and advance your career, or already at Supervisor level at a mid-tier firm, looking to step up. You will be ACA, ACCA, ICAS, CA qualified or equivalent. Experience of IFRS and UK GAAP is essential. You will have excellent communication skills, be a team player, with experience of mentoring or managing juniors.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary of up to £52,000 dependent on experience. Flexible working options are available with my client currently operating a working from home policy. Hybrid working is confirmed when return to offices is allowed. You will receive a generous benefit package including up to 10% pension, 4 times life assurance, and private medical cover.

What you need to do now
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