Partner Designate / Audit & Accounts Senior Manager

  • Job Reference: J1184
  • Date Posted: 8 August 2018
  • Location: Uckfield
  • Salary: £45,000 to £55,000
  • Sector: Accounting, All Accountancy Jobs, Audit, General Practice, Outsourcing/Bookkeeping/Management Accounts
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Lydia Sinclair
  • Email: lydia@protalent.co
  • Telephone: 01273 491 852

Job Description

ProTalent are looking to recruit a qualified Audit & Accounts Senior Manager / Partner Designat for a multi sited accountancy firm in East Sussex.

The Firm:
• A well established multi sited accountancy firm
• Offices in Sussex & London
• Diverse and impressive client base
• Proactive, forward thinking and successful

The Role: 
• Manage a diverse portfolio of approx. 500 clients
• Lead, manage, develop and coach a small team (plan, monitor and review their work, ensuring quality and compliance to professional standards)
• Oversee and control completion of accounts and audit assignments including assessing processes and planning 
• Tailor audit programmes to suit client business environments  
• Manage client relationships and identify opportunities; thinking strategically by understanding each client’s needs, their business and key risks 
• Address situations before they become a crisis and develop solutions to avoid recurrence    
• Maintain a high technical and professional standard 
• Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives 
• Identify ways to maximise the relationship and deliver added value 
• Business development - identify and win new clients 
• Work alongside HR, IT and Marketing to evaluate and improve Firm-wide processes 
• Work closely with Senior Partners in the planning and conduct of audit assignments discussing findings, emerging risks and actions to address identified risks 
The Successful Applicant: 
• Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with proven external auditing experience
• Experience of leading and managing accounts & audit teams 
• Demonstrate personal qualities and credibility to lead, develop and motivate individuals and the team as a whole 
• A thorough understanding of systems and risk based auditing 
• Ability to develop long term client relationships and deliver added value 
• Proven track record in business development, contributing to proposal delivery 
• Ability to build rapport quickly with all employees and partners
• Analytical and inquisitive mind with the ability to work effectively with colleagues 
• Ability to negotiate and influence senior management and Partners to facilitate change and improvement 
• Effective organisational and project management skills with the ability to lead a busy team working to tight deadlines 
• Personable and approachable with the ability to readily establish high levels of credibility 

An excellent opportunity to really further your career with a defined route to partnership on offer for the right candidate.

An excellent salary and benefits package on offer.

Thank you for your interest.