Audit Manager

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Vacancy details

This is a full time position and based at our Watford office. The role is to assist our London team in helping to grow the firm, the duties you will carry out are:

  • Managing a full portfolio of medium/large clients (including some Groups).
  • Booking appropriate staff to complete each audit.
  • Reviewing files and highlighting key issues to audit RI.
  • Liaising with clients in an appropriate manner and style.
  • Setting budgets and negotiating fees with clients.
  • Raising invoices in accordance with agreed billing profile.
  • Tracking delivery against budgets / identifying any cause of overruns.
  • Involvement with appraisals/reviews and identifying training as required.
  • Engaging in business development / networking events. beginning to demonstrate the ability to introduce new clients to Hillier Hopkins through personal contacts, or networking, or existing client introductions.

The ideal candidate

Ideally you will have the following skills:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified.
  • At least 2 year’s post qualified audit experience from a UK Accountancy Firm.
  • Technically strong in UK GAAP.
  • IT competent and be familiar with computerised packages (ideally Caseware).
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure to meet tight deadlines and multi-task effectively.
  • Strong ability to identify key risk areas at planning and completion.
  • Able to work on own initiative and be flexible. Also being a team player and effective delegator of tasks whilst continuing to accept responsibility for delegated activities.
  • Demonstrating a positive attitude and acting as a role model.

Employment Details

  • Full time role – Monday to Friday (hybrid).
  • Remuneration will be dependent on experience.
  • Right to Work in the UK required.

The package will include:

  • Annual Christmas Bonus equivalent to 1 week’s salary.
  • Auto Enrolment Pension Scheme (Employer: 5%; Employee: 3%) subject to eligibility.
  • Private Medical Insurance following completion of 3 months service (this is a taxable benefit).
  • Death in Service scheme cover (4x salary).
  • Group Income Protection Scheme (non-contributory) following completion of 3 months service.
  • Annual Leave will be 25 days per annum (pro rata). 3 days are normally taken at Christmas/New Year.

To apply for this position please complete the application form.

If you have any questions please contact Nikki Shafren, Human Resources Manager on 01923 634275 or email