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Audit & Accounts Manager

Audit & Accounts Manager
Circa £55,000 - £60,000 (Dependent on Experience)

Accountancy Practice recruitment specialists Clark Wood are working with a well renowned and distinguished firm of chartered accountants in Chelmsford who are looking to add an Audit & Accounts Manager to their team who will play an integral role in the continued success of the firm.

You will be responsible for the management and development of a diverse portfolio of clients for whom you will be responsible for ensuring that all compliance regulations are met. You will be tasked with building and nurturing long-term client relationships with both new and existing clients.

As an Audit & Accounts Manager you will be responsible for reviewing the planning, field work, and completion of statutory audit assignments for clients including substantial group structured entities and those from specialist sectors. Completing assignments for clients under your control for partner/director review will be an important aspect of the role, highlighting any issues for discussion with the client ahead of key meetings and presentations.

Aside from the audit aspect of the role you will be involved in the provision of a diverse range of services. You will be responsible for reviewing year-end accounts prepared by members of your team as well as corporation tax and self-assessment tax returns. You will oversee the preparation of client bookkeeping, VAT returns, management accounts and year-end accounts, providing support and guidance to your team as required.  

You will also be involved in staff management and will be tasked with aiding in the training and development of the team. You will make sure staff are suitably trained and supervised and provide feedback to them at the end of each assignments.

The ideal candidate will be ACA / ACCA Qualified and will have experience of managing the audit process for multiple clients. Given that liaising with clients is a key facet of the position, any successful individual in the role must be an excellent communicator with a personable and professional manner being key.

This illustrious and respected Chelmsford based firm have a fantastic reputation across the South East and they are known for providing a consistently excellent level of service to their clients, whilst also being renowned as a fantastic place for individuals to develop their careers and experience due to the wide breadth of exposure they are able to offer.


ACA / ACCA Qualified
Experience of managing audit assignments
Staff and Client management experience are essential

For further information on this role please contact Curtis Reid at Clark Wood - / 01173 291057

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