Financial Services Audit Manager

Job Title: Financial Services Audit Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 03/09/2018
Reference: 13942970/001_1533817520
Contact Name: Louise O'Donoghue
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 09, 2018 13:25

Job Description

As a Manager you will be involved in all aspects of overseeing and ensuring the delivery of audit and assurance engagements from planning through to completion. Your role will include executive level client interaction and provide you with exposure to multiple clients on a regular basis.

Client Details

Our client is one of the leading Audit and Assurance practices in the UK whose success and reputation depends upon the quality and integrity of our services - and our people. As a member of our team you will benefit from extensive training and education to keep you up to speed with current changes in regulation, accounting and auditing standards.

Recent client wins have prompted growth and expansion of the sector.

The Financial Services department in the Midlands is made up of around 30 client facing staff delivering a range of audit and advisory engagements across a broad spectrum of clients. These clients include national and challenger banks, building societies, leasing and investment management companies.


You will build a portfolio of clients and have responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team (including other specialists), monitoring budgets and supervising the audit process. This will include planning and reviewing audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management.

Keeping partners up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignment.

Preparing and reviewing reports to senior management and audit committees.

Supervising and coaching junior members of staff.

On-site involvement and being the key point of contact for senior level client staff throughout the year.

Keeping up to date with product and service offerings, identifying sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.

Involvement in the department leadership team aiming to continue the growth of our Financial Services department.


Professionally fully qualified with a recognised accountancy body: ACA, ACCA or CPA.

Significant financial services audit experience including practical experience ideally in a Big 4 Accountancy firm or mid-tier firm.

Sound working knowledge of IFRS and ideally UK GAAP

Demonstrable leadership, supervisory and coaching skills and have the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.

Demonstrates Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.

Understands and effectively utilises project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.

IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word. Fluent English language skills, written and verbal.

Job Offer

Fantastic package and genuine success based career progression