Job title: Audit Manager
Package: £50k pa
Location: Swindon, with travel to other offices and client sites (Somerset and Wiltshire)
Reporting to: Practice Partners
Hours: Full time, with the flexibility to work outside normal office hours when required
About our Client
Our client is a successful, well established accountancy practice based in Swindon whose client portfolio comprises of growing SMEs throughout the UK. They have a strong emphasis on flexible working – this is becoming the norm rather than the exception and as such they offer an excellent opportunity for someone who needs to flex their work around outside commitments.
The Audit Manager will be responsible for leading a small team of auditors in the co-ordination and execution of corporate and other client audits. They will ensure that clients receive an appropriate level of service to meet their business needs and will have indirect responsibility for a number of other people in the Compliance team. The Audit Manager will also play an active role in Business Development, both in identifying opportunities for the provision of additional services and in participating in the firm’s sales and marketing activities.
This is an exciting opportunity and for the right candidate it offers excellent career progression in a successful and expanding accountancy practice.
The Successful Applicant
You will be a proactive Auditor, probably ACA/ACCA qualified with at least 2 years of postqualification experience, or if not qualified then able to demonstrate qualification by experience. You will be confident in dealing with partners and clients, possess excellent organizational and communication skills and have great attention to detail.
You will be able to demonstrate:
- Involvement in planning, delivery and completion of audits at a managerial level
- Experience of managing a team
- Flexibility to deal with changing priorities, deadlines and circumstances
You will be at an advantage if you can also demonstrate:
- Experience of specialist audits
- Use of IRIS Software
- Experience of Audit compliance activity (QAD visits/cold reviews etc.)