Audit & Accounts Manager

  • Job Reference: 1040
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: Milton Keynes
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Audit
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: James Lovegrove

Job Description

Unleash Your Potential with an Exciting Audit & Accounts Manager Role!

Join a fast-growing accountancy practice in Milton Keynes and work with a diverse range of clients, from owner-managed businesses to multinational organisations. As an Audit & Accounts Manager, you ll get to experience a cross-functional office environment while contributing to the audit, accounts, and advisory work under the guidance of the Senior Audit Managers and Audit Director.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Lead a portfolio of clients with the responsibility to plan and supervise the audit process
  • Oversee audit assistants and ensure compliance with company standards and client requirements
  • Direct, coach, and mentor Assistant Managers to deliver high-quality service
  • Foster relationships with clients and business departments
  • Negotiate fees and contribute to business planning
  • Monitor the effectiveness of Audit & Accounts services and provide feedback
  • Prepare reports for senior management and Audit Director

Annual Accounts:

  • Handle specific client accounts with efficiency and excellence
  • Offer pre-year-end tax planning and collaborate with Tax Department
  • Ensure high-level service and efficient completion within the 30 working-day guarantee
  • Review accounts with clients, offer advice, and promote services
  • Supervise junior staff and ensure all services are joined up
  • Introduce clients to relevant business development managers for new services


  • Expected chargeability: 75%
  • Expected portfolio size: 500,000+
  • Expected reporting staff: 1-2 Audit & Accounts Assistants
  • Anticipated mix: 50% audit, 50% accounts work


  • Utilise software tools to enhance client experience
  • Achieve and maintain personal software certificates
  • Highlight and implement new software to align with business objectives
  • Any other duties as required by the company

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Possesses leadership skills and acts as a role model
  • Thrives in a pressured environment with drive and resilience
  • Has knowledge and experience of auditing, including IFRS, UK GAAP, and US GAAP
  • Excellent supervisory and project management skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • IT literate with experience in Excel/Word
  • Possesses business development acumen and a willingness to learn

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Time and Exam Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Recent experience as an Audit & Accounts Manager
  • Knowledge of current accounting and financial reporting standards (IFRS, GAAP)
  • Experience working with SMEs
  • Possession of a driving license is desirable

In return, our client offers an attractive benefits package, opportunities for career advancement, and a dynamic work environment. Apply now!

Telephone: 0118 2081 632

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