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Audit Manager

Sector: Audit - Professional Services

Location: Central London

Type: Permanent

Ref: BBBH61121_1587928946

Salary: Negotiable

Savant are currently sourcing for a Senior Audit Manager to join a Top 20 accountancy firm based in Central London. As an Audit Manager you will be reporting in to Directors and Partners, you will be responsible for servicing all clients, directing all assurance services delivered and managing teams.

Senior Audit Manager duties and responsibilities:

  • Being the point of reference for the audit team in terms of technical queries

  • Tailoring the audit approach based on the risk assessment of the clients

  • Guiding the audit team to perform work which will address these risks and support the RI in coming to an audit opinion

  • Work closely with the Partner in the planning and conduct of audit assignments discussing findings

  • Ensure that files presented for partner review address the risks identified at planning and any emerging risks encountered during the fieldwork

  • Lead, manage, develop and coach an effective audit team

  • Act as a counselling manager to some members of the group and help them to achieve personal and professional development

  • Provide timely and constructive feedback on jobs performed

  • Manage client relationships and be an ambassador for the firm

  • Keep the partner or senior manager informed of any issues that arise with the client

  • Identify opportunities; think strategically by understanding the client's needs, their business and key risks

  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion

  • Review and assess WIP regularly and address overruns as they occur

  • Raise bills regularly and prompt the partner for interim billing when appropriate

The ideal Senior Audit Manager:

  • Will be a Qualified Accountant (highly preferable)

  • Have a strong academic background

  • Be experienced in working in a Top 30 firm

  • Have shown clear longevity in roles