Catalyst Recruitment - People + Progress

Audit Manager

£44,000 to £53,500 / Newcastle upon Tyne / Apr 20, 2020

Leading global professional services firm requires Audit Manager for its successful and growing Newcastle-based Assurance team that works with small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, ensuring reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies, handling complex data and audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.


As Audit Manager, you’ll assist clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. You’ll be part of a diverse and inclusive team offering class-leading learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations, given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress.


The Audit Manager’s role includes:


• Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements

• Ensuring completion of audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes

• Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions

• Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues

• Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible


To qualify for the Audit Manager role you must have:


• Strong Audit Manager, Assistant Manager or Audit Senior experience

• Confident and creative leadership skills and real comfort with autonomy and responsibility – a commercially astute and customer focussed approach

• ACA/CA/ACCA (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification) - preferably first time passes

• Significant experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits

• Proven project management skills

• Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management

• Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements.

• Experience using SOX 404 and applying UK GAAP and IFRS is also advantageous


Salary to £49,000 + £4,500 car allowance


Please note: High levels of interest mean we will only contact you if your application is shortlisted and this will happen within five working days. You must also be eligible to work in the UK.


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