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Audit Manager - Big 4 Reading

  • Location

    Reading, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Colin Hawkins

  • Contact email:

    colinhawkins@michaelpage.com

  • Job ref:

    13485827/001_1536743802

  • Published:

    9 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10-10-2018

  • Client:

    Michael Page

As an Audit Manager at this Big 4 in Reading, you will manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through to completion.

Client Details

This Big 4 firm has one of their largest regional teams in their Reading office. They employ more than 400 professionals and work with a diverse client base (ranging from smaller owner managed businesses and private equity backed organisations through to FTSE and AIM listed businesses) across the Thames Valley.

Description

This Big 4 Reading office has parking for staff and is a short walk from a train station.

The audit practice is made up of approximately 130 staff, led by 4 Partners and working in conjunction with other services, including Corporate Finance, Transaction Services, Pensions, Restructuring, Corporate and Indirect taxation.

The team in Reading provide audit services across a range of sectors and has a diverse client base ranging from smaller owner managed businesses and private equity backed organisations through to FTSE and AIM listed businesses. The office services clients covering a wide geographical area from Oxford in the North, London in the East, Swindon in the West and Basingstoke in the South.

The office has a strong reputation for supporting thriving information technology and communications businesses. Notably, the team have also been successful in winning a number of FTSE listed businesses in recent years.


Many clients have locations around the UK and overseas, so there are opportunities for people to travel and potentially work overseas.

The Responsibilities

Manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through to completion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and UK GAAP. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and supervising the audit process.

There will be opportunity and encouragement for additional responsibilities outside this day to day role, such as working on tenders for potential new clients and assisting with training courses for in-charges and audit assistants.

Profile

  • Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or country equivalent
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Recent and significant experience as a Manager in an audit capacity within a large or medium accountancy firm
  • Current experience of accounting and financial reporting standards including IFRS and UK standards
  • Significant audit experience for large, mixed sector corporate clients

Job Offer

Excellent salary, benefits and bonus.