Audit Senior
Manchester
Competitive Package

Senior Audit (Accountancy Practice Based)

Ref: 964| Posted: 15th Apr 2024

Senior Audit (Accountancy Practice Based) – Manchester

Job Type: Permanent 

My client is looking for a Senior Auditor to advise businesses ranging from large multi-national corporations and landed estates to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals.

In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, they also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies, sports and entertainment businesses, entrepreneur’s charities and schools. The aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner tailored to give the client the benefit of exceptional advice and maximum added value.

The Role

You will become a key part of the team, which provides a wide range of audit, advisory and accounting services to a huge range of diverse clients.

Our Audit Seniors

Project manage and drive forwards the audit and accounting process, including liaising directly with senior individuals in clients’ finance teams.

  • Get actively involved in every aspect of the audit process, taking ownership of planning, fieldwork, and the completion on audit engagements, working closely with managers and partners.
  • Have the opportunity to get involved in the direction and overall running of the team.

There may also be opportunities to work on ad hoc projects e.g., department or firm wide working groups and client advisory work.

Their Audit Seniors are often given the opportunity to manage a small portfolio of jobs, which helps you to develop the next stage of your career progression. With exciting growth plans in their team, they have a successful framework in place where you will be supported and encouraged throughout your time with them, to allow ample opportunity for further development.

The Ideal Person

Similar experience working in an audit and accounts practice.

  • ACA /ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Ability to identify, research and help to resolve complex audit issues.
  • Similar experience of managing, training, and mentoring staff on projects, and assessing performance.
  • Technically strong with similar knowledge of accounting and auditing standards.
  • Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality, ensuring that client needs are met.
  • Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time.
  • Be organised and commercially minded. Displaying a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence to establish credibility with Partners and clients.
  • Work cooperatively with others, motivating others to succeed.

The Office

My clients wide portfolio has expanded to include all areas of business, with a particular emphasis on private clients, charities and not-for-profits, landed estates, property funds and owner-managed businesses.

Their Manchester team provide tailor made services, including accounting, audit and assurance, tax, corporate finance and business advisory, for all aspects of our clients’ lives. They advise on both their personal and business affairs, as well as assisting at all phases of wealth generation, preservation and succession.

Salary/benefits 

  • A 35-hour working week with flexibility around the core hours of 10am-4pm
  • Agile working policy giving you the option to work from home for up to 3 days per week.
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu.
  • 25 days annual. After 5 years’ service, the entitlement will be increased by 1 day
  • In addition, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday a year
  • Contributory pension scheme (The firm will contribute 5% of salary on a matched basis with employee from their date of joining)
  • Life assurance cover of 4 x annual salary,
  • Working from home allowance of £25 a month.
  • Eligibility for the firm’s Profit-Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. Payment is usually c£1,000. Paid in December.
  • Employee referral scheme. Assistant Manager level and below, including support staff, will attract a referral reward of £5,000, Manager level or above, will attract a referral reward of £10,000.
  • New client referral scheme. Members of staff introducing a new client to the firm, have the potential to receive a referral payment of up to 10% of the first year’s total fees.
  • Staff have access to health assessments, cancer screenings and health cash plans through the flexible benefits programme.
  • Access to a number of additional benefits with preferential rates under the flexible benefit programme, health cash plans, health screening/GP support, critical illness cover, dental and travel insurance, Techscheme, Cyclescheme, Gymflex and a Workplace ISA.
  • Paid travel expenses when working at offices other than your contracted office.
  • My client is committed to being a fully inclusive employer and have a huge focus on ED&I. Upon joining the firm, you will have the opportunity to join a number of people network groups as well as be a part of the growing ED&I network.

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