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Audit Manager

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
£55,000 to £65,000
Job Type
1 Jan 2022

Bruckshaw Associates are looking to recruit for a Vat Manger for our top 25 firm of Accountants. Our Client offers a flexible hybrid working & above market rate benefits.

The Responsibilities

  • Fully supervise and control a portfolio of clients, taking responsibility for all aspects of their audit, accounts and tax matters and ad hoc project work as it arises throughout the year
  • Planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory financial reporting and completion work and reporting to clients thereon, including involvement in board meetings
  • Close liaison with the tax department and the ability to deal with tax computations and personal / corporate tax issues and planning.
  • Undertaking some work at client premises and liaising with clients, including acting as a point of contact for day to day ad hoc queries and enquiries
  • Supervising and coaching staff
  • Keeping the Partners up to date with progress

The Person - Skills & Qualifications

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on privately owned and private equity backed companies/groups in a range of geographies. There will be opportunity to gain a good understanding of the sector and to significantly develop their knowledge and skillsets.

  • Qualified ACA / ACCA
  • Experience of systems controls testing as well as substantive and analytical review auditing techniques, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures and use of paperless electronic audit files
  • Understanding the bigger picture as well as auditing individual balances
  • Good working knowledge of UK accounting standards
  • Well developed supervisory skills e.g. coaching and motivation of audit assistants
  • Good project management techniques including decision making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation, evaluative and administrative skills
  • Proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a pressurised environment and deal with tight deadlines
  • Have a sound track record in meeting deadlines and demonstrate effectiveness within a team environment

We are happy to consider flexible hours for this position and currently offer hybrid working.

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  • Job Reference: 460875525-2
  • Date Posted: 1 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Bruckshaw Associates
    Bruckshaw Associates
  • Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: £55,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent