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Audit Assistant manager

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 01/02/2019
  • Job reference: wba010220191

As an Audit Assistant Manager you will be managing some audits and also leading aspects of more complex and large audits.

You may be a technical specialist in one or more complex knowledge areas and may be requested to stand in for more senior managers from time to time.

Job Role

* Assisting and advising the audit team on the formulation of audit strategy and planning.
* Showing vision, strategic perspective and focus on the achievement of longer term goals.
* Leading and supervising an audit team, allocating work to team members and ensuring the team complete work to
quality standards and in a timely manner.
* Providing on the job training to assistants and seniors.
* Managing and controlling audit assignments from planning through to finalisation of reports in line with agreed
timescales.
* Controlling time spent and monitoring actual time with the budget.
* Considering the needs and skills of those under supervision organising tasks and responsibilities.
* Acting as a point of contact for engagement leads and clients, ensuring both are kept fully informed of any issues
arising and the progress of the audit.
* Building strong working relationships with the client, ensuring any problems or requests are dealt with promptly.
* Responding to the needs of clients and staff.


Person Specification

* Qualified accountant - ACA, ACCA with some post qualification experience (essential)
* As the position involves client contact, the person must be able to present a professional image to the firm's clients.
* Experience of managing teams.
* Excellent written and oral presentation skills required.
* A desire to help grow and develop the business and the team.

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