Belfast, County Antrim
5 days ago
Hays Senior Finance
Audit Manager with REAL progression prospects
Are you an ambitious Audit Manager who would like a quick and clear path to Senior Manager level? Maybe you feel that your progression to SM is out of your control?
Your new company
A global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. My client's Assurance / Audit Practice is on a major growth platform and is in the position to offer a a very dynamic, stimulating and rewarding career opportunity.
Your new role
- Manage client relationships/expectations and develop client portfolio.
- Develop relations with existing clients in order to gather feedback on the quality of work delivered and to gain ideas for improvement of services delivered.
- Effectively manage audit teams and actively coach and develop team members
- Active involvement in the recruitment of staff
- Plan and manage own performance and development
- Develop technical expertise -both functional and industry
Responsible for planning and managing assignments for compliance with all technical requirements including:
- Final technical review at all stages and for raising with partners all pertinent issues.
- Reviewing and approving for partner's signature all financial statements, opinions and reports and other deliverable documents for clients
- Ensuring management letters are constructive, commercially aware and demonstrate the firm's interest in the client's business.
- Obtaining consultation from experts on complex issues
Responsible for handling various assignments concurrently, including:
Pre-Audit / other project:
- Preparation of audit project proposals, budgets, negotiations over fee and contract terms.
- Monitoring audit progress including compliance with budgets and deadline.
- Ensuring that audit work is being allocated to team members on a level commensurate with their past experience
- Review of audit work papers and reporting to the relevant partner / director.
- Adequate fee recovery, variance analysis, billing procedures and pursuing overdue accounts.
- Arrangement of closing meeting including preparation of support for agenda.
- Controlling preparation of final version accounts and reports.
What you'll need to succeed
You will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with a minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification experience, including at least one in a role as an audit manager or with equivalent experience. You will have excellent technical skills and experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) & "new" UK GAAP. You will have excellent interpersonal skills, have experience working with Large / Multi-National clients and have a proven track record of high performance.
What you'll get in return
You will be joining a very high calibre team who are experiencing substantial growth. You will enjoy excellent progression prospects, have a clear understanding of what is required to achieve this and be able to take control of your own career progression. You will manage and take ownership of a very impressive client portfolio but at the same time work with a high level of autonomy whilst enjoying a healthy work-life balance which is made possible due to effective planning and work-load allocation. You will be joining a very inclusive and social team who have a strong track record in attracting the top talent and rewarding them accordingly.
What you need to do now
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