Accounts & Audit Assistant Manager (Uckfield)

JOB TITLE: Accounts & Audit Assistant Manager

REPORTING TO: Accounts & Audit Manager


  • Lead, manage, develop and coach an effective team
  • Monitor and control the team – review the team’s work, ensuring quality in compliance with professional standards
  • Oversee and control completion of audit/accounts assignments including assessing controls, systems and planning
  • Manage client relationships and identify opportunities; think strategically by understanding the client’s needs, their business and key risks
  • Tailor audit programmes to suit client business environments
  • Address situations before they become a crisis and develop solutions to avoid recurrence
  • Maintain a high technical and professional standard
  • Manage team and individual budgets and performance objectives
  • Identify ways to maximise the relationship and deliver added value
  • Work closely with the Manager/Partner in the planning and conduct of audit/accounts assignments discussing findings, emerging risks and actions to address identified risks

The above duties are not definitive




  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with proven external auditing experience.
  • Experience of supervising and guiding an audit/accounts team to deliver high quality assurance services
  • Credibility to lead, develop and motivate individuals and the team as a whole
  • Evidence a thorough understanding of systems and risk based auditing
  • Evidence of developing long-term client relationships and delivering added value
  • Evidence of ability to think strategically about client needs
  • Evidence of being a positive role model and establishing good relationships with all members of staff
  • Evidence of showing an analytical and inquisitive mind with the ability to work effectively with all colleagues
  • Evidence of exercising discretion



  • Knowledge of Caseware, Sage, Quickbooks, Xero, Alphatax and CCH
  • Working knowledge of HAT audit methodology


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