Audit and Assurance Assistant Manager/Manager

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Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4293 Date Posted: Monday 08 Apr 2024

iMultiply is working in partnership with leading independent accountancy firm that is recruiting an Assistant Manager, or Manager, for its Audit team in Glasgow

The Business

The firm is ranked in the top 35 firms of accountants and business advisers in the UK, and is an expanding business with 16 offices at present

The Role  

The main purpose of this role will be to manage specific Audit & Assurance clients and workflow whilst ensuring adherence to individual job budget and maximum fee recovery. 

The key elements of this role will include but not be limited to:

  • Ensuring the planning, prioritising and allocation of all relevant client work ensuring effective team workflow
  • Ensuring establishment of scope and budget for each piece of client work and ensure adequate briefing to team members where relevant
  • Ensuring full agreement of client for work to be undertaken and communicate likely fees prior to commencement to maximise fee recovery
  • Monitoring work progress and ensuring appropriate levels of communication with all clients and internal stakeholders on progress for each piece of client work, including highlighting key issues and areas for concern on client accounts
  • Monitoring individual and team performance versus original objectives and departmental KPIs
  • Providing regular feedback to all team members on their performance via informal ‘1:1’ meetings, on audit assignment there is a specific focus on post audit appraisals
  • Conducting formal appraisals versus original objectives and job specification for each direct team member every six months
  • Assisting students and trainees with ‘on the job’ training
  • Supporting the wider Audit & Assurance team in delivering the required departmental incremental fee target via networking, meeting attendance, business pitches and input into marketing strategy

The Person

  • Be ACA / ACCA / ICAS qualified 
  • Have a sound knowledge and understanding of all relevant UK taxes such as Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE etc. in order to ensure amounts are accurately presented in the financial statements of a company
  • Have excellent knowledge and working experience of the International Standards on Auditing (UK and Ireland) variant
  • Be comfortable working within a fast paced working environment
  • Be a dedicated team player and willing to assist colleagues within the team where possible
  • Be able to prioritise workloads under strict deadlines and work well under pressure
  • Be able to use initiatives and have great organisation / problem-solving skills

The Offer

As well as a competitive salary there is also an extensive benefits package which includes:

  • 3.1% Employer Contribution Pension Scheme including Life Cover and Income Protection
  • Enhanced Annual Leave which will increase throughout your length of service and option an Annual Leave Purchase Scheme allowing you to buy up to 5 additional days annual leave each year
  • Flexible & Smart Working – giving you the ability to balance home-working, office location etc.
  • Life Cover of 4x your salary
  • Health Shield Cash Plan (provides cash back on a range of Health benefits and discounts on fashion, entertainment, holidays etc)
  • Introductory Commission Scheme (financial reward if you refer a new client)
  • Employee Assistance Programme (confidential support for emotional wellbeing)
  • Employee Referral Scheme (financial reward if you refer new colleagues) of up to £2,500
  • Detailed and thorough on-the-job training
  • Reviews and appraisals with your management team to ensure regular communication and providing you with a platform to enhance your career

For further information and a highly confidential discussion please contact Alex Allen on 07719 108230 or at

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role.  iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

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