Audit and Accounts Manager

posted 13th June 2019
  • United Kingdom
  • £35,000 - £45,000 Per Annum
  • Brighton
  • Full Time


  • £35,000 - £45,000 Per Annum


Audit & Accounts Manager

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

You will be tasked with managing a team of 4 juniors/seniors who will report directly to you.

The ideal candidate will be ACA or ACCA qualified, with at least 12 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 - £55,000
  • Healthcare scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Holiday and sick bonus scheme
  • Regular CPD courses for audit, accounts, tax and other specialist courses

Potential opportunities:

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

If you would like to be part of a team who constantly strives to exceed our clients’ expectations by delivering a high quality, client focused service then all you need to do is apply directly or contact Alfie Thomson at AJ Chambers.

If you believe you possess many of the above qualities but do not wish to apply for this role, do get in touch to enable us to find you a more suited job role. 

Job reference: aams13619

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