Audit Director Job

In Hertfordshire

The Role

Ref: JO0000003013

  • Permanent
  • Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £90,000 - £140,000

Audit Director Job Vacancy 

This leading Accountancy Firm is looking to recruit an Audit Director to oversee the audit department of a regional sector of their nationwide operation.  A forward-thinking firm focused on growth, this role carries significant responsibility and offers a generous package of rewards in return including a flexible working policy. The successful candidate will also benefit from the possibility of further career progression. 

 With an audit department providing a full suite of services to include corporate governance, FCA services and financial reporting, this firm holds a vast portfolio of clients including large corporate entities, SMEs, OMBs through to High Net Worth individuals. The firm prides itself on tailor-made accountancy solutions, embracing technology fully to create slick systems and first-class results.  

 The successful candidate will require significant audit experience at a high level to help maintain this firm’s excellent reputation. 

What are we looking for? 

  • ACCA/ACA/CA qualification with extensive audit experience. 
  • Ideally RI status. 
  • The ability to lead an audit team.  
  • A driven and self-motivated attitude.  
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strategic and operational experience. 
  • Significant management experience. 
  • Significant technical knowledge, experience and desirable qualifications in corporate accounting and audit. 
  • Management level audit experience.

Job Purpose 

  • To lead and oversee a regional team including Responsible Individuals, an Audit Manager and a large team of talented accountants. 
  • To engage in high level strategic business planning for the regional department of the firm, establishing and streamlining new services, setting budgets and targets and measuring performance against them. 
  • To proactively engage in the acquisition of new clients and to create service agreements and pricing structures with those who are onboarded. 
  • Overseeing staff recruitment as well as being heavily involved in the training and development plan for the practice. 
  • Managing the workload and delivery output of both qualified and part qualified accountants. 
  • Monitoring the workforce from a performance, training and development perspective. 
  • Reporting directly to, and working closely with the Partners to develop and implement the growth strategy for the practice.
  • A wide range of operational duties to include the financial oversight of the department, quality control, troubleshooting, tenders, reviewing audits and solving technical queries. 
  • To lead by example, showcase the firm’s values and ensure the workforce adhere and buy in to them. 
  • Overall responsibility for audit compliance and acting as the point of contact for the regulator. 

About the Employer

This firm combines local knowledge with national expertise and resources to provide a first-class, technology focused level of service that exceeds the expectations of their varied client portfolio.  

Their organisational values include a commitment to propel their clients to success by combining a winning formula of a hugely talented and valued workforce, real-time data and accountancy expertise.  

What’s on offer?

  • £90,000 – £140,000 per annum 
  • Full time, permanent role 
  • Flexible working  
  • Hybrid remote/office working potential 
  • Generous pension scheme 

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About Public Practice Recruitment Ltd 

Public Practice Recruitment Ltd recruits high-calibre accounting professionals at all levels for tax, accounts, and auditor jobs on both a permanent and temporary basis for accountancy firms. 

Call Public Practice Recruitment Ltd today on 03335 777 787 to discover how we can support you. 

Specialising solely in accountancy recruitmentPublic Practice Recruitment Ltd regularly has new accountancy jobs across the UK and has a superb track record of meeting and exceeding expectations for accountants looking for their next accounting role. 

Call us for a confidential chat on 03335 777 787 or upload your CV here. 

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