Audit Assistant Manager

Are you looking to take the next step in your audit career? Would you like to be to be part of a Company where progression and personal development is key? We have a fantastic opportunity for an Audit Assistant Manager to join us…

Why Scrutton Bland?

Scrutton Bland is a fast moving and innovative regional firm, we pride ourselves on the first class delivery of financial services and advice we offer to our wide range of business and private clients.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do, we’re very proud to have recently achieved the Gold Accreditation through partipating in the Best Employers Eastern Region survey, a bi-annual survey that is all about employee engagement and culture.

We are continuing to see growth and expansion and have big plans for 2024, so, do you want to be part of it?

What will I do?

You will undertake audits for a range of clients across a variety of sectors, including owner managed businesses, charities and entities within the education sector. You will have a can do approach and be confident managing a varied workload, you will also get the opportunity to act as a mentor and assist with the development of our trainees and be a great role model.

You will be involved with managing the workflow of the audit team and play a key role in the planning, on site field work, execution and finalisation of the audit process. You will supervise the work of the audit team, aiming to resolve issues before escalating to the Manager/Partner for review.

Some of the day to day will look like this:

  • Plan audits in advance of audit fieldwork, ensuring it appropriately addresses identified risks and achieves the objectives
  • Allocate areas of responsibility within the audit team when drafting audit plans
  • Undertake audits of commercial and not-for-profit clients, leading audit teams of up to five people. Where required, performing work under Solicitors’ Accounts Rules regulations and RICS work.
  • Lead audits to ensure client timescales are met and budgets are adhered to
  • Drafting the management letter to clients, recommending improvements to their accounting systems and controls
  • When requested, review audit work performed by more junior members of the team, whilst providing verbal and written constructive feedback
  • Ensure junior members of the team understand their responsibilities, providing appropriate on-the-job training
  • Drafting individual and consolidated financial statements (primarily UK GAAP)
  • Maintain and developing strong relationships with clients and colleagues

Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now.

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