Audit & Accounts Manager


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    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!