Audit Manager Job

In Blackburn

The Role

Ref: JO0000002910

  • Permanent
  • Blackburn
  • Salary: £45,000 - 47,000

Full-time Audit Manager Job Vacancy

Are you an experienced Audit Manager or an ambitious Audit Senior seeking your next role with an established accountancy firm?

Are you looking to work for a firm of accountants that will view your technical proficiency within audit as invaluable? If so, this Audit Manager role within this supportive accountancy firm in Blackburn could be for you.

You’ll be ACCA, ACA, or CA qualified with at least two years of experience as an auditor within an accountancy practice.

With responsibility for an extensive portfolio of clients from various industries, the role will focus on planning, leading and completing audits for clients.

You’ll need excellent communication skills and the ability to quickly build relationships with clients — you’ll aim to deliver customer service excellence.

You’ll need to be technically strong, an experienced auditor with close attention to detail and a can-do attitude to problem-solving; you’ll also be a self-starter who is motivated to promptly see projects through to completion.

A team player and manager, you’ll bring out the best in others and confidently communicate both challenges and opportunities to clients and colleagues.

Job Purpose

  • The role will focus on planning, leading, and delivering audits on behalf of clients.
  • Manage and support a varied portfolio of clients, including corporates, SMEs, owner-managed businesses and high net-worth individuals.
  • Lead audits from planning through to completion, liaising with the team and client where necessary.
  • Host and conduct pre-audit and post-audit meetings with clients.
  • Lead and manage a team of qualified and part-qualified accountants/auditors.
  • Mentor the team — reviewing their work and encouraging prompt and high-quality delivery and service.
  • Develop and expand the team’s skillset through development plans and training and support.
  • Contribute to the firm’s growth by retaining existing clients and building relationships with prospective clients.

Employee Value Proposition For This Accounting Firm

This multi-office, multi-partner accountancy firm is experiencing significant growth and is looking to strengthen its audit team with the appointment of this Audit Manager position in Blackburn.

This award-winning firm is a modern, progressive organisation with a client and employee-centric approach.

A full-service accountancy practice offering all the services expected of a modern firm of business advisers, they have an impressive and diverse client portfolio.

Offering excellent learning and development support and a clear path of career progression, this organisation offers excellent opportunities for anyone with ambitions of developing their career in accountancy and auditing.

Employee Benefits

  • £45,000 to £47,000.
  • 8% employer pension contribution.
  • 23.5 days holiday.
  • Death in service (4 x salary).
  • Free parking at the office.
  • Hybrid working and a good selection of flexible benefits.
  • Learning and development programme.
  • Great team culture.

Job Requirements

  • ACA, CA, or ACCA qualified.
  • An established and experienced Senior Auditor or Audit Manager.
  • A minimum of two years of experience within an accountancy firm within a lead audit role.
  • Technically proficient in audit and accountancy.
  • A can-do attitude to problem-solving.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and ability to manage own workload effectively.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and advisory skills.
  • Adept and experienced in team management.

Not interested in this role? Try searching for other senior Audit jobs here.

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 recruitment, Public Practice Recruitment Ltd regularly has new auditor jobs and accountancy jobs in Blackburn 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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