Audit Manager

$63,295 - $72,789 yearly
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  • IP1, Ipswich, Suffolk
  • Mar 22, 2024
Permanent Experience: Qualified Accountant Location: Office

Job Description

My client is a fast moving and innovative regional firm who are seeking an Audit Manager to join them. They’re a leading provider of financial services and pride themselves on the advice they give to both business and private clients. This exciting opportunity would suit a conscientious and driven individual who will play a key part in the they share as a team. The role will be based in my clients Ipswich office. The Role: You will play a key role in the management and strategy of the Audit Department, helping to shape the future of the Audit team by supporting its growth and development. The ideal candidate will have a can do approach and be confident managing a varied workload and assisting with the development of our team. Reporting directly to the Partners, and being part of the firm wide Leadership Forum, you will primarily be responsible for managing a portfolio of some of the firm’s largest clients. You will have a strong focus on client service having led and delivered high quality and complex audits. You will also have people manager responsibilities and will understand how to get the best out of your team. The development of others is key; our people are at the heart of everything my client does and they are looking for an Audit Manager who can really maximise their potential with us. What will I Do? * Be responsible for managing a client portfolio, performing audit file reviews and providing value added commercial observations and practical solutions on any issues arising * Building and maintaining strong client relationships, becoming their go-to person by ensuring the consistent delivery of high-quality results * Managing multiple assignments at any one time * Taking responsibility for the financial management of your client portfolio including the control of WIP, billing and debt management * This is the area that we believe that you can bring real value; coach and develop your team members by sharing knowledge and supporting with their ongoing training and development * Support the department and wider firm by participating in external networking events * Grow your internal and external network to support your own learning and career development What do I need? * Prior experience in managing external audits * Excellent knowledge of UK GAAP, FRS102 and ISAs * To be either ACA or ACCA qualified * A full driving license and access to independent transport * Strong time management skills and an ability to meet deadlines through being organised, efficient and able to prioritise your own workload * To maintain an internal and external network via strong working relationships with colleagues and clients * Demonstrable experience in managing people, supporting your team’s development and an understanding of how to motivate, communicate and support a high performing team * An understanding of a commercial business and the drivers for success Location: Ipswich Salary: £57500 PLEASE REPLY WITH LATEST CV TO BE CONSIDERED In order to view more information on this job press the APPLY NOW button below and it will take you to the source website

Working Hours

Full Time

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This role in US Dollars has a minimum of $63,295 to a maximum of $72,789. In British Pounds it has a minimum of £50,000 to a maximum of £57,500. In Australian Dollars it has a minimum of $96,316 to a maximum of $110,763.


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Relationship Building

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Analysing and Reporting Performance

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High Performance Teams

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Personal Effectiveness

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Operational Driver

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Commercial Mindset

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Soft Skills

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