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Audit Senior / Assistant Manager / Manager – United Kingdom

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Audit Senior / Assistant Manager / Manager – United Kingdom

Michael Nefdt 11th March 2024 0 Comments

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Audit Senior / Assistant Manager / Manager – United Kingdom

Job Title:
Audit Senior (Part Qualified & Qualified), Assistant Audit Manager, Audit Manager (Hybrid*)
Exeter / Plymouth / Truro / Torquay / Poole

We are the largest independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We’re the largest firm of independent chartered accountants and business advisors in South West England. We have nine offices in Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Poole, Salisbury, Southampton, Taunton, Torquay and Truro.

The firm, which celebrated its centenary in 2019, has annual revenue of over £65 million and a 900-strong team based across our offices. Our continuing growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

We offer a supportive and flexible culture, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be. Since September 2022, we have been certified as a Great Place to Work.

In 2023 we were ranked as one of the UK’s Best Workplaces for Wellbeing (40th out of 79 among large organisations). We work hard to ensure that ours is a culture where you can be yourself, develop and be part of a forward-thinking team that makes brilliant things happen.

Position Overview:

Audit Senior:
You’ll work with a diverse client portfolio of commercial businesses up to £300m turnover from owner-managed businesses to listed entities and other corporate clients

  • Plan and complete statutory audits of corporate clients, both on-site and in the office
  • Lead the audit team on-site and ensure all audit procedures are followed
  • Supervise and support the work of junior team members
  • Real contact time with developing relationships and liaising with people on the client side, including non-accounts employees
  • Produce work for Manager and/or Partner review
  • Highlight technical or client-specific issues and provide possible solutions where required

Your clear communication and strong rapport building skills will be crucial for team-working and delivering excellent client service.

  • ACA/ ACCA qualified (or equivalent) or part-qualified with relevant experience
  • Experience in using automated audit software and computer-based accounts and tax compilation programmes
  • Organised and able to plan your own time efficiently

Audit Manager:

  • Manage the audit teams, ensuring assignments are staffed appropriately
  • Work closely with the client engagement Partner to co-ordinate both compliance and specialist services
  • Act as the main point of contact for all client matters
  • Assist with the coaching and development of audit staff
  • Identify and raise business development opportunities with new and existing clients
  • Support complex and often fast-moving projects
  • Support group restructuring exercises, including client/ HMRC liaison, accounting entries and company secretarial work
  • Liaise with consultants and technical Partners across the firm’s specialist services


  • ACA/ ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Post-qualification experience in audit and a good working knowledge of compliance, regulation and bespoke audit and accounts software
  • Experience of working with charities and not-for-profit clients desirable (but not essential)
  • Corporate tax awareness
  • Previous experience of managing and developing people

Only candidates with the right to work in the UK will be considered.

Join our team and be part of a company that values its employees and strives for excellence. Your dedication and leadership can make a significant impact on our continued success. Apply today!