Audit Senior Managers, Asset Management (Big 4)

Job Title: Audit Senior Managers, Asset Management (Big 4)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + + Cash/Car Allowance + Bonus
Reference: JN -042021-2565712_1620843846
Contact Name: Colin Hawkins
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 12, 2021 19:24

Job Description

This Big 4 firm is looking for experienced auditors to join as Senior Managers in the Audit practice within Asset Management in London.

Client Details

At this Big 4 firm, you will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic team and will benefit from extensive training, professional development and performance management to help you meet your professional goals.

The Investment Management team works with a variety of market leading clients ranging from some of the largest traditional asset management groups in the UK to the top five hedge fund managers in Europe. They have won a number of tenders in the last few years and expect to grow significantly in the next 3 to 5 years.


As a Senior Manager, you'll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality
  • Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required
  • Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients
  • Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability
  • Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters
  • Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise
  • Keeping up to date with product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry
  • Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Investment Management audits
  • Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work
  • Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team
  • Be part of the Investment Management department management group and drive firm's strategic initiatives
  • Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential
  • Building the reputation through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry


  • Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
  • Established leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
  • Significant financial statement audit experience
  • Extensive external audit experience in the Asset Management sector
  • Demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS 102, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Investment Management expertise

Job Offer

  • Excellent salary
  • Supportive working environment with benefits packages tailored to the individual to help achieve a good work life balance.
  • Your role will include executive level client interaction across multiple clients, giving superb opportunities for personal and professional growth within a Big 4 environment.