Audit Assistant Manager

Audit Assistant Manager

Division: Audit and Assurance Services
Location:  Portsmouth or Chichester

Our approach to audit is to make the process a positive one for businesses. We identify potential risks, recommend opportunities for growth, and help improve business performance. An audit will not be the same year on year—we focus on key risk areas and tailor audits to reflect current issues or priorities.

Our sector-based approach also means that our approach to audit is to make the process a positive one for businesses. We identify potential risks, recommend opportunities for growth, and help improve business performance. An audit will not be the same year on year—we focus on key risk areas and tailor audits to reflect current issues or priorities.

We are currently recruiting for highly motivated and ambitious individuals to join us as Audit Assistant Managers for our Chichester and Portsmouth offices.

What can we offer you?
  • Working in a relaxed, friendly, modern environment
  • Opportunity to progress your skills and experience
  • Agile working hours
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan scheme
  • Carpenter Box Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
  • Relaxed dress code policy
The role would include:
  • Assisting in the execution of regulatory and statutory audits; liaising with clients; accounts preparation; corporate tax computations and support on ad hoc assignments for new and existing clients.
  • Providing a premium audit support service to the Manager and Associate,
  • Pro-actively assisting in the maintenance of current client relationships whilst also seeking to establish new client relationships.
  • Providing weekly, clear and prompt communication to Managers in relation to timescales and deliverability of assignments.
  • Reviewing accounts preparation and corporate tax computations
  • Helping to train and develop less experienced members of the team on audits and compliance
  • Attending training courses and independently maintaining professional competence to meet CPE requirements of the professional body and Carpenter Box.
The ideal candidate:
  • Must be ACCA or ACA qualified
  • Have relevant practical experience
  • A practical audit and accounts experience gained from an accountancy practice
  • A knowledge of various software packages
  • Strong communication and team working skills
  • Be confident in delegating and review accounts work
  • Experience in direct contact with clients

If you have any questions about this role, contact HR Manager Helen Ruff for more information. No agencies please.

Please send your CV and covering letter below

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