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Accounting & Audit Manager - Coventry

38000-45000 - Accountancy
Ref: 298 Date Posted: Friday 16 Aug 2019
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Accounting & Audit Manager


A rare chance has arisen to join the management team of one of Coventry's leading Practices as an Accounting and Audit Manager, if you have been working in am 2-4 partner or similar size Practice as an Assistant Manager and now looking for the next step, this is the job for you.

Your daily duties would involve:

  • Day to day point of contact for clients in portfolio
  • Build and maintain client relationships
  • Deal with client queries throughout the year and liaise with director responsible
  • Liaise with the personal tax team on any tax matters relevant to the client
  • Liaise with the directors on any relevant matters

Assist with coordinating the timing and staffing of accounts and audit assignments to ensure

  • Appropriate levels of staff are allocated
  • Budgets are met
  • Internal and client deadlines are met
  • Staff receive the appropriate ongoing training and development
  • Discuss any relevant staff issues with the directors
  • Discuss any possible system, quality or efficiency improvements with the directors
  • Authorise overtime/annual leave/TOIL for the accounts and audit team


  • Review of accounts files completed by the accounts team for presentation to directors
  • Discuss and resolve key issues with clients when required
  • Regular communication with the directors with regard to progress and issues
  • If and when required, preparation of accounts and corporation tax computations and returns (including iXBRL tagging)
  • Ad hoc accountancy services for clients as required

Manage audits of companies and groups both onsite and in the office

  • Liaise with client to arrange all necessary timings
  • Coordinate the audit team
  • Liaise with component auditors
  • Review planning, fieldwork and completion carried out by the audit team
  • Deal with any issues as they arise
  • Assist the audit team with the more technical areas as required
  • Attend planning meetings (internal and client) and close meetings with the directors
  • Regular communication with the directors with regard to progress and issues

Complete audits of companies and groups (initially to learn the system then only as required for cover)

  • Prepare the statutory accounts, including consolidation if required, and corporation tax computations and returns
  • Complete all aspects of the audit file (budget, planning, fieldwork and completion) for director review
  • Review the work of the other audit team members
  • Regular communication with the directors with regard to progress and issues

Due diligence

  • Assist with the due diligence assignments for client deals
  • Prepare report for purchasers/vendors
  • Liaise with vendors and vendors’ accountants to gain access to necessary information
  • Liaise with investigating accountants and corporate finance professionals to provide necessary information


  • Maintain up to date accounts, audit and corporation tax knowledge
  • Attend regular CPD webinars and courses
  • Assist accounts and audit team with technical queries
  • Provide regular accounts and audit updates for the team

You will have a chance to prove yourself as Accounting and Audit Manager within the business and in return have the chance to work your way to the very top, don't miss out hit apply now or better still call Richard

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