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Assistant Manager (Business Advisory)

Minimum Salary : £ 50000
Maximum Salary : £ 70000
Location : London
Last Date : 1st January 2019

The Role

Assistant Manager within the Business Advisory team

Our West End client is seeking a suitably qualified high-performing assistant manager with sound technical skills to join their Business Advisory team. You will be involved in providing assurance services to our portfolio of local and international clients across a wide range of sectors, but with a special focus on the Media and Entertainment industry. You will lead audit teams during the fieldwork and will have the opportunity to provide a variety of non-assurance and advisory services to our clients. The role will be split approximately into 40% audit, 40% non-audit accounting and advisory services and 20% business development, working closely the Head of Media.

The position will be reporting to the Business Advisory Partners and Directors and will have direct responsibility for a number of teams as follows:

  • Provide management over a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance services, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work;
  • Achieve team and individual budgets and business plan/ performance objectives;
  • Manage project financials, including budgets, WIP, timely billing and collection and variance recognition;
  • Maintain the highest technical and professional standard;
  • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks;
  • Address situation before they become crises and develop solutions to avoid recurrence;
  • Provide additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis;
  • Participate in the delivery of the client journey, developing ways to meet clients’ needs, enhance relationships, consistently deliver excellent work and demonstrate added value;
  • Monitor and control auditing staff, providing regular on-the-job feedback to the team;
  • Take a leadership role in professional, business and community organisations;
  • Coach, train and develop staff to upgrade their knowledge;
  • Be seen as a role model for the wider team;
  • Undertake wider office activities, as required.


Skills and Experience

  • Qualified ACA, CA, ACCA, or equivalent
  • Working knowledge of FRS 102, FRS 101 and IFRS
  • Minimum 24 months’ post-qualified experience in Audit and Assurance within an accountancy practice
  • Ambitious, diligent, individual who enjoys working as part of a team
  • Experience of Media businesses desirable, passion for working with Media businesses is essential
  • Experience of leading, supervising and coaching members of staff
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience of CaseWare is advantage
  • Foreign language skills are desirable

  • Category : Accountancy
  • Posted On : 26th July 2018