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Audit Manager - Up to £68k

Employer
Reed
Location
Billericay, Essex, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
May 24, 2024

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Job Role
Auditor
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time


Job Title:
Audit Manager



Location:
Chelmsford

Department: Audit & Assurance

Reports To: Senior Audit Manager / Partner

Job Summary: The Audit Manager is responsible for managing and overseeing all aspects of the audit process, including planning, execution, and completion of financial audits in accordance with accounting principles and regulatory requirements. This role involves leading a team of auditors, maintaining client relationships, and ensuring the accuracy and integrity of financial statements.

Key

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and oversee the auditing process to ensure compliance with financial regulations and standards.
  • Allocate responsibilities to junior and staff auditors and provide guidance where needed.
  • Review team members' work for accuracy and compliance.
  • Conduct effective risk and control assessments during the audit planning phase.
  • Prepare and present reports that reflect the audit’s results and document the proposed process.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients and maintain positive relationships.
  • Monitor the progress of audit assignments against the plan and take necessary corrective actions.
  • Stay updated on industry and legislative changes that may impact the audit process and financial reporting.
  • Develop audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.
  • Provide recommendations for improving the organization's processes and controls.
  • Mentor and develop junior staff through direct coaching and training sessions.

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Professional accounting certification (e.g., CPA, ACA, ACCA, CIMA).
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in auditing, with at least 2 years in a managerial role.
  • Strong understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
  • Proficiency in audit software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership abilities and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail.

Working Conditions:
  • Office environment with occasional travel to client sites.
  • Standard working hours with additional hours required to meet project deadlines.

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