An Audit & Accounts Manager job description will seek an audit and accounts professional with a number of years of post-qualification experience who is developing commercial awareness.
Audit & Accounts Managers are both out-and-out auditors and numbers people and are also becoming adept at managing other team members’ workloads.
Audit & Accounts Manager Job Description: Skills And Attributes
Audit & Accounts Managers will already be qualified to ACA or ACCA level with a number of years of post-qualification experience.
In addition to these qualifications, the Audit & Accounts Manager will also need to take responsibility for a portfolio of clients that require audits and accounts duties.
A client-facing role, they will need to be confident in advising clients, and as they start to work closer with Partners, they will need to develop their commercial thinking.
As a management team member, this person needs to be developing their management experience and be an excellent team player and communicator — they will need to lead and encourage team members to deliver customer service excellence.
The Audit & Accounts Manager’s role will include managing workloads and achieving deadlines for a portfolio of clients.
Besides the above skills, the individual will need to be technically proficient with high attention to detail — an out-and-out accounts and audit person.
A self-starter that can solve problems and spot opportunities, this person will also be a relationship builder who is confident meeting and speaking to clients.
Audit & Accounts Manager Job Description: Responsibilities
- Working alongside Partner-level team members on client projects.
- Leading audits with team members in a timely manner.
- Advising clients on business and personal accounts and tax matters.
- Managing the accounts and audit requirements for a portfolio of clients.
- Building relationships with existing and new clients to support the firm’s growth and success.
- Developing a helicopter view of the business in order to contribute to the strategy, efficiency, and direction of the business/department.
- Encouraging a supportive team environment and developing others.
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