Audit & Accounts Manager/Assistant Manager

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd
Bermuda Park
£38,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Audit & Accounts Manager Job in a West Midlands Public Practice Accountancy firm.

Our client can offer not only a vibrant place to work, but a great remuneration and benefits package. The team is friendly and inclusive with a lively social scene including a Summer event, Christmas formal party and other get togethers throughout the year. They are great believers in work-life balance, an ethos that comes from the Partners and works all the way through. They work hard when required, but also allow the flexibility to build in ‘down time’ on a flexible basis.

This Audit & Accounts Manager Job in Coventry is suitable for an accomplished and career orientated Audit Manager who is either ACA or ACCA qualified (or QBE). Having enjoyed a progressive career to date you will relish the opportunity to manage your own team to deliver at optimum levels to a mixed client portfolio.

This senior level Audit & Accounts Job requires someone with strong practice based experience of providing Audit, Taxation, Accounting and Business advisory services to a wide variety of clients. Confident, professional and credible with clients, you will have a good grasp of SME business and how to converse with Business Owners.

Ideally, we are seeking an Audit & Accounts Assistant Manager/Manager with experience of building client relationships as well as leading and motivating a team of employees. The perfect candidate will have circa 8-10 years’ experience working in a general practice environment.

The Audit & Accounts Job is for a well-established West Midlands accountancy firm who have enjoyed many years of success. With a strong focus on accounts based work the firm focuses heavily on Owner- Managed Businesses, but is is very varied, ranging from group consolidation audits with overseas subsidiaries to straightforward sole traders and everything in between varied work than usually expected for a practice of this size. This is a progressive firm who are IT minded, have a paperless system and look to continually move with the times.

You will actively manage Accountancy Juniors/Seniors preparing statutory accounts for Limited companies, Sole Traders and Partnerships. The role will also involve planning, supervising and reviewing audit work.

In summary, the role involves;

  • Delivery of accounts preparations, VAT and Business Advisory work to a varied SME client portfolio
  • Leading the planning and completion of audit work
  • Undertaking both pre-and post-audit meetings
  • Company and business formations, start up and secretarial work
  • Personal & Corporate taxation compliance
  • Business planning and cash flow forecasting for clients
  • Overseeing and managing the flow of work through the practice in conjunction with the Partners
  • Developing, mentoring and leading a team of Senior, Semi Senior and Junior Accountants

The ideal Audit & Accounts Manager will be someone able to motivate and develop a dedicated, multi-skilled team to deliver an exceptional service across audit, accounts, and tax compliance, as well as playing a leading role in practice development. This Audit & Accounts Manager Job will be quite 'hands on', so the successful candidate must be prepared to still get actively involved in delivery.

For more information about Audit & Accounts Manager Jobs in West Midlands accountancy firms please contact us today. Public Practice Recruitment Ltd are specialists in accountancy practice recruitment with over a decade of experience in recruiting across Audit, Accounts, Tax, Corporate Finance, VAT & Employment Tax.