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Audit Senior Manager - Big 4 Reading

Job Title: Audit Senior Manager - Big 4 Reading
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Reference: 13952362/001_1536745233
Contact Name: Colin Hawkins
Contact Email: colinhawkins@michaelpage.com
Job Published: September 12, 2018 10:40

Job Description

As an Audit Senior Manager you will deliver audit engagements from planning through to completion. The team in Reading provide audit services across a range of sectors and has a diverse client base.

Client Details

This Big 4 firm's Reading office is one of the firm's largest regional teams. The office employs more than 400 professionals who work with companies across the Thames Valley.

Description

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.

Many clients have locations around the UK and overseas, so there are opportunities for people to travel and potentially work overseas. Notably, the team have also been successful in winning a number of FTSE listed businesses in recent years.


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

  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or country equivalent
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word
  • Recent and significant experience as a Senior Manager in an audit capacity
  • 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.