Audit & Accounts Manager

posted 06th June 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum
  • Harrow
  • Full Time


  • £45,000 - £50,000 Per Annum


Audit & Accounts Manager

I am currently recruiting for an established Accountancy Practice based in Harrow, who are looking for an ambitious Accounts & Audit Manager to join their firm.

You will be tasked with managing a team of 6 juniors/seniors who will report directly to you.

The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified, with at least 18 months post-qualification experience.

The firm has an impressive client base that will be tasked with developing.

Job description and responsibilities:

  • Review of accounts for sole, traders, partnerships, LLP and company accounts as well as income tax and corporation tax computations.
  • Good technical skills in tax, audit and accounts
  • Review of audits
  • Managing and dealing with staff matters including:
    • Supervision of staff on specific jobs
    • Ensure that professional standards are maintained
  • Ensure that all assignments are completed to a high standard before passing them on for partner review.
  • Be self-motivated, able to work to tight deadlines, and have excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • Handle all aspects of running and delivering client personal, accounts and consultancy requirements and reporting to partners.
  • Identify risk matters and selling opportunities,
  • Liaise with practice manager on progress for all jobs and cross selling opportunities.
  • Control cost budgets, meet reporting timetables and prepare key client reporting documents.
  • Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm.
  • Actively manage your self-development and continuing professional education.
  • Attend CPD courses or other professional courses as required by the firm.
  • Have a genuine interest in understanding your clients’ businesses with the drive to deliver exceptional client service.
  • Ensure IRIS Practice Management is kept up to date in respect of all your assignments.
  • Be able to work well both as part of a team and also unsupervised.
  • Be prepared to travel when required.

The ideal candidate:

  • ACA / ACCA Qualified with at least 12 months post qualification experience.
  • Minimum 4 years Practice experience
  • Excellent understanding of UK Auditing and Accounting standards
  • Ability to supervise a team of staff
  • Knowledge of IRIS, CCH Audit Automation, SAGE, VT Transaction, QuickBooks, Xero

The Package:

  • £45,000 - £50,000
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Holiday and sick bonus scheme
  • Tastecard membership
  • Regular CPD courses for audit, accounts, tax and other specialist courses
  • Free car park

Potential opportunities:

  • Dealing with UK & international tax matters.
  • The ability to develop own portfolio of clients
  • Partnership opportunity

If you would like to be considered then please apply with your CV or contact Ben Bennett at AJ Chambers. 

Job reference: BBAAMALG

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