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Audit Assistant Manager / Manager

29 June 20222022-06-29
Aberdeen City
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Hutcheon Mearns are delighted to be partnered with a tech-enabled, fast-expanding accountancy practice firm, providing audit and accounting, tax, payroll and HR, outsourcing and advisory solutions globally from offices in Scotland, England and Ireland. We are directly engaged to assist in recruiting for the position of Audit Assistant Manager / Manager, to join their team in Aberdeen.

Key Responsibilities:

Purpose of the role/key responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing a portfolio of clients as well as providing assistance and support to others within the firm
  • Taking responsibility for the effective communication with clients and colleagues
  • Ensuring assignments are completed within agreed budgets
  • Reviewing of work prepared by other members of staff
  • Ensuring that the firm’s quality control procedures are adhered to
  • Ensuring the firm’s professional standards are met
  • Ensuring that work is presented to the partner in a complete and finalised format
  • Ensuring that draft fees are prepared in a timeous manner
  • Providing an efficient and pro-active service to clients and ensure that the clients’ needs are fully met
  • Identifying technical issues as well as selling opportunities to Partners of the firm
  • Participating in tenders/proposals for new work as required
  • Developing work from existing clients by working closely with Partners and staff of the firm
  • Participating in wider marketing and business development activities for the development of the Skill Group and the wider development of the firm
  • Attending networking events, etc. and developing professional relationships with clients, others within the firm, and with other local professional firms and potential clients.
  • Paying attention to self-development and continuing professional education
  • Consulting with colleagues and Partners on technical and risk matters.
  • To  work  as  part  of  the  management  team  and  provide  effective  supervision  to  all  members  within  the Corporate Services Skill Group
  • To support and work as a team player, whilst being able to work on own initiative
  • To assist in the provision of training to staff
  • To counsel, appraise, mentor, develop and motivate staff

Required Experience:

Experience and skill set required for the role:

  • Professional qualification (CA, ACCA) or equivalent experience
  • Experience in key sectors such as Charities and Not-for-Profit organisations
  • Experience in managing and developing a client portfolio
  • Experience in coaching and mentoring colleagues
  • Good experience in business development

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with the relevant experience, looking for a new challenge to work within a fast-paced environment.