Senior Audit Manager - Corporate Sector

Job Title: Senior Audit Manager - Corporate Sector
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 24/05/2018
Reference: 13924305/001_1560963538
Contact Name: Gillian O'Regan
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 19, 2019 17:58

Job Description

Our client is looking to recruit a senior manager to build upon a period of strong growth and support new audit and advisory clients. The key aspect of the role will be to work closely with Partners running a busy portfolio working with a range of clients within our corporate sector.

Client Details

Our client is a Top 30 firm based in Central London. They are a well-established practice with many years' experience in professional services; covering financial, auditing, accounting and taxation services along with expert business advice. Our client also provides a great opportunity for client exposure.

This firm looks after its staff and put a lot of energy into ensuring they feel rewarded, providing many opportunities for career progression.

This firm have also previously won the Mid-Tier Firm of the Year at The British Accountancy Awards showing their determination to be outstanding.


You will be expected to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities. The key sectors that we operate in as a firm are Creative Media Technology ("CMT"), Hospitality, Financial Services and Property.

Responsibilities below are generalised and are no way exhaustive:

  • Audit: statutory audit, planning, completion, attend / lead client meetings etc.

  • Being a key point of contact throughout the year

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients as well as prospective clients

  • Accounts preparation

  • Provision of general business advice to clients

  • Managing the overall service delivery to clients

  • Corporate finance projects (Due diligence, AIM/Standard listings, reverse acquisitions etc)

  • Other special projects

  • Client billing and job recoverability

  • Prospective client meetings

  • Assist in supervising/managing the audit staff including having a responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for career development of others

  • Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations

  • Assist where required in the general running of the audit department

  • Reporting directly to the partner and having several direct team members report to you.


The successful candidate will be able to multitask in terms of handling multiple clients simultaneously

  • Excellent technical and personal skills to service a portfolio of clients efficiently and effectively

  • Excellent communication skills and be confident, articulate and able to communicate at all levels externally and internally

  • Ability to produce high quality business style reports for non-executive committees

  • Presentation skills for tendering for new work

  • A team player with the ability to prioritise work and work to tight deadlines

  • Strong organisational skills

  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships

  • Ability to successfully support, nurture and motivate different team members

  • Experience of auditing international groups

  • Expert in producing group financial statements and consolidations

  • Strong knowledge of both IFRS and UK GAAP (including FRS101/102) and international standards on auditing

  • Working knowledge of Tax

  • Experience of Caseware or similar accounts production software

  • Experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and onsite reviews

Job Offer

  • Pension - 5% non-contributory

  • Holiday - 25 days

  • Death in Service cover

  • Group Income Protection Insurance

  • Trading of holiday