Business Services Manager - Accounting Firm - Audit

60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + benefits
09 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Business Services Manager

A long-standing and dynamic city firm requires an experienced, ambitious and driven Audit Manager that is passionate about making a difference to their clients and adding value to there growing practice and specifically, their Business Services Division. Successful candidates will fully qualified (ACCA or ACA) with at least 3-6 years post qualified experience of managing teams, having proved themselves to be technically astute, decisive and effective at leading and developing junior colleagues and teams.

Experience of large group audits and commercial sectors is essential, as is an authentic passion for helping clients and building teams which you will bring to the firm.

Key Responsibilities:

* Provide strong management, leadership and direction within the Business Services division.
* Managing audit teams of 10-12 direct reports with a mix of qualified, part-qualified, graduates and schools leavers. Reviewing work output, motivating high performance and also taking a lead with recruitment.
* Proactively manage an allocated portfolio of commercial clients, identifying business opportunities, anticipating future issues and managing all stages of audit.
* Provide accurate, transparent and timely service to your portfolio and adhering to time pressured deadlines.
* Dealing with project work and special tasks which may arise such as reporting IPO's, due diligence, litigation support and fraud investigations.

Key Requirements:

* Accountancy trained with substantial audit skills, experience and technical knowledge.
* Current and comprehensive knowledge of IFRS, FRS 102 and UK GAAP.
* Proven ability to successfully manage a portfolio of clients with experience of large group audits.
* Extensive experience working in practise and managing teams of 6-12 direct reports at all levels up to qualified Audit Seniors and Assistant Managers.
* Sharp, accurate, analytical, and personable character with impeccable communication skills.
* Experience of systems such as Pro-Audit, Caseware and CCH would be an advantage.


* ACCA or ACA qualified.
* Audit based accountancy training


This role is looking to pay between GBP60,000-65,000 per annum with a generous benefits package including medical cover, health insurance and interest-free Season Ticket loan after 3 months.

How to Apply:

* If this role is of interest please apply online immediately.
* If previously registered with Parkside Recruitment Ltd. contact Saba Poursaeedi directly on (Apply online only).

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer