Audit Assistant Manager

Job Title: Audit Assistant Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Reference: MAN-AM
Contact Name: Aimee Hall
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 12, 2019 13:28

Job Description

To deliver professional services of the highest standard, through the supervision and organisation of staff and the performance of audit services to all clients across a range of industry sectors.

The Position

  • Full responsibility for all aspects of planning including budgeting resourcing, coordinating manager and partner, +Vantage, (Mazars audit software), client meetings and visits.
  • Perform an assessment of the systems and controls and identify risks as a result of this review.
  • Perform preliminary analytical review and highlight risk areas for further audit investigation. Consider expected trends and ensure analytical review addresses this. Communicate expected trends and relevant ratios that should be included in this review to other seniors and assistants.
  • Draft the budget and assign audit areas to team members (where applicable) so as to manage the audit risks and develop the team members.
  • Produce the Client Audit Plan to detail the above strategy to the client. Be involved in the delivery of the CAP to the client.
  • Where applicable, prepare draft statutory financial statements based on the information provided by the client.
  • Organise, prepare agenda for and chair team meeting and communicate the strategy to the other members of the team. This is to include all team members not just audit.

The Requirements

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent).
  • Previous experience working within external audit within an accountancy practice is essential.
  • Demonstrates and applies advanced technical, commercial and industry knowledge to the role, identifying issues and solutions.
  • Pro-actively identifies client need and keeps them informed of project status as appropriate.
  • Develops and maintains relationships with internal and external contacts at all levels.
  • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control.
  • Provides assistance, shares experiences, provides meaningful feedback and proactively supports the development of others.