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Audit Assistant Manager – London

A smarter way of working

A Top 30 UK accountancy firm, Price Bailey will offer you the best opportunities for training and development, personal growth, and career engagement. We want our people to be happy and fulfilled by their work, whilst being supported and challenged to grow. We also understand that you have a life outside of work, which is why our Smart Working culture means you have flexibility to work when and where you choose, whilst still caring for your clients.

We strive to deliver first-rate, cutting-edge services that are suited to our clients’ specific requirements. As a leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, we provide consultancy and planning skills to complement the traditional auditing, accounting, tax and financial services.

The team

The Corporate team predominately undertakes audit and other assurance work on behalf of our clients, however, they are also responsible for accounts preparation and tax computations too. We have audit clients across a range of sectors around the UK, from smaller not for profit organisations to entrepreneurial SME’s and through to large listed groups. No job is the same and we can guarantee variety, plus the opportunity to learn from range of talented individuals, no matter your level.

In our London based Corporate team, you will get exposure to an eclectic range of organisations, including charities and financial services. Turnovers are typically from £20m – £40m (but go up to £400m), which means jobs are usually completed within a couple of weeks.

The role

As a Corporate Assistant Manager you will have ownership of the following tasks:

  • Managing own portfolio of clients requiring audit (80%) and accounts preparation work (20%), with a total fee income of c.£300K
  • Reviewing completed audit files and presenting to partner for final review
  • Supervising and developing junior staff
  • Taking responsibility for portfolio WIP, billing and debtor control
  • Assisting senior managers plan, control and review larger, more complex assignments
  • Developing your commercial awareness through fee development and cross-selling activities ​

The person

You might not have all of the experience below, but if you meet the minimum criteria and are passionate about developing yourself, we’d love to hear from you:

  • A professional accounting qualification – ACA, ICAS, CA or ACCA (minimum criteria)
  • Ability to project manage multiple audit engagements and delegate work effectively (minimum criteria)
  • Knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS 102 and IFRS
  • Client facing experience
  • Commercially focussed and able to spot new business opportunities
  • Experience of audit software (we use Caseware) and Microsoft packages ​

The package

On top of a competitive salary, you’ll also benefit from:

  • 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy / sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Private medical
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme ​ ​

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