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Audit Manager - Southampton - To £65,000 good benefits

Bond Williams
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Full Time
A qualified and experienced Audit Manager is being recruited by Bond Williams Recruitment for an established and growing firm based in Southampton. As Audit Manager you will work closely with the partners but have responsibility for dealing with all aspects of managing a portfolio of audit clients, undertake special project work from time to time.Key


  • Ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded throughout the year.
  • Liaison with client Partners and other internal staff where appropriate to ensure all are kept up to date with relevant issues.
  • Audit work and setting budgets - awareness of commercial aspects of clients business.
  • Arrangement of timetable, booking staff, planning review and completion of audit and other related assignments.
  • Be aware of developments in compliance and how this impacts on our clients.
  • Staff Management: Organise staff on jobs, ensuring each individual is clear on expectations and timescales, is properly trained and receives constructive feedback.
  • Ensure any shortages or excess workloads are identified and minimised.
  • To ensure assessment forms are completed and feedback given to all staff on all jobs.
  • Liaison with junior staff to assess any issues that need dealing with and arrange for in house or external training as appropriate.
  • Business Development: Prepare proposals for new work, attend relevant marketing events, present at seminars if required, attend relevant client meetings, develop personal contacts and identify and develop opportunities with current clients.

Skills and Experience Required:
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CA, ACCA).
  • Significant external audit experience gained within a professional services environment.
  • Experience of working with entrepreneurial, OMB, SME and AIM listed clients.
  • Experience of business development activities such as targeting, preparation of proposal documents, proposal presentations and attendance at networking events
  • Working knowledge of accounting and auditing standards
  • Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients, Partners, staff and other professionals.
  • Previous experience of management and motivation of staff to ensure best performance.
  • Organisation to ensure needs of clients, partners and staff are all met.
  • Monitoring costs against budget for individual clients.

Excellent career progression is offered, together with a good working environment and benefit package to include: 35 hour week, hybrid working, death in service, private health insurance and many other attractive voluntary benefits.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

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