Audit & Accounts Manager

Job Title: Audit & Accounts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Amersham
Salary: Competitive
Reference: WK-AM1
Contact Name: Anna Gibbs
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 08, 2019 13:18

Job Description

Job Purpose:

To help us with the delivery of high quality audit & accountancy client services in a rapidly developing, digital environment. Our clients range from SME’s through to international businesses and cover a variety of professions, including regulated sectors such as Academies & Schools, Solicitors etc. We are looking for someone with energy, ambition and a strong sense of commitment to join our firm and become a key part of our Amersham team. As well as a competitive salary and benefits, we offer a development programme to help individuals maximise their potential and develop their career.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage a client portfolio comprising both audit & non-audit clients, liaising closely with the Partners concerned.
  • Supervise work of junior team members, provide technical assistance, undertake post-assignment appraisals and assist Partners with feedback.
  • Attend to the preparation of client financial statements ensuring compliance with prescribed legislation and standards.
  • Liaise with other departments within the Amersham office and across other Wilkins Kennedy locations to ensure the timely exchange of relevant, client information.
  • Contribute to the provision of excellent client service by identifying efficiency-savings and maintaining effective client communication.
  • Recognise opportunities for us to help our clients develop their businesses and maximise their potential.
  • Identify opportunities for us to provide additional services and liaise with other Managers and the Partners as appropriate.
  • The potential to participate in promotional activities run by the firm.


Person Specification

  • ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • Proven management experience within practice.
  • Up to date knowledge and experience of audit & accounting standards.
  • Broad knowledge of business taxation.
  • Good, all-round knowledge of Microsoft Office and accounting packages.
  • Professional and approachable manner with effective communication skills.
  • Works well under time pressure and is used to meeting deadlines.
  • Organised individual who understands the importance of delivering excellent client service in a cost-effective manner.
  • Car driver with full, clean license