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Audit and Accounts Assistant Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Cheshire, England, Chester
Closing date
29 Jul 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
From our office

Job Details

Your new firm
This market leading and longstanding accountancy practice, with a large national presence across the UK and Ireland is seeking to appoint a new audit and accounts manager into their Chester office. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Assistant Manager to add value, bring new ideas and take their career to the next level. Overall, this is a fantastic choice for a candidate seeking to join a firm that is innovatively led by a group of experts in their field, helping to develop your career as an audit and accounts professional.

Your new role
As Audit and Accounts Assistant Manager, you will be responsible for taking an active role in all areas of an audit from planning through to completion. Your day-to-day duties will include being heavily involved in leading and managing audits, completing tricky and complex areas of fieldwork, as well as finalising concluding reports. You will be preparing/reviewing statutory and management accounts for a varying portfolio of clients as well as VAT and tax returns. Additionally, you will assist in the coaching of juniors and seniors, reviewing their audit and accounts work whilst providing valuable insights to clients. Alongside carrying out this high-quality audit and accounts work, you will receive continuous support throughout your role, reporting to managers surrounding your progress and audit work.

What you'll need to succeed
This organisation is seeking a professional audit and accounts assistant manager with extensive experience working in an audit team within a practice carrying out high-quality audit work. Experience in all three aspects of an audit and plenty of exposure to coaching junior/senior members will allow you to be successful in this job role. You will ideally be ACA/ ACCA qualified or part qualified, working towards final stages of completion. The organisation is looking for an individual with excellent interpersonal and managerial skills with a strong commitment to providing professional excellence to help you to build strong client relationships, as well as good analytical review skills.

What you'll get in return
This Chester based Audit and Accounts Assistant Manager job role is an excellent opportunity to join a top 20 accountancy firm that will directly benefit your professional development by utilising your personal skill set to add value to the firm, whilst also providing ample growth opportunities. The firm is currently in the process of undergoing change and acquisition which should make for excellent opportunities in the near future. The organisation will offer you a competitive salary that is reflective of your experience and qualifications which includes a generous holiday package. Additionally, the package offers an array of schemes and internal benefits, including hybrid and flexible working hours.

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