Menzies LLP

Audit Assistant Manager

Menzies LLP
Competitive salary plus great benefits
30 Dec 2022
30 Jan 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We are looking for an experienced Audit Assistant Manager to join our growing Leatherhead audit department and manage a client portfolio.

We would consider both full time and part time candidates working a minimum of 30 hours a week across 4 or 5 days.

This is a role for an ambitious candidate who embraces our core values, supporting the audit partners, helping our clients achieve their aspirations and developing our audit team. 

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Management of an audit focussed portfolio of clients. 
  • Overseeing the preparation of financial statements under FRS102 and IFRS. 
  • Attendance and contributions at client meetings. 
  • Completing audits with minimal supervision and within deadlines. 
  • Management and development of upcoming audit talent. 
  • Financial management of portfolio taking control of WIP, billing and debt management. 
  • Involvement in business development, including maintaining own key contacts and fostering new relationships.  
  • Maintaining a good level of technical knowledge and being able to independently research issues forming your own solutions. 

The Person:

  • ACA / ACCA qualified or equivalent 
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in an accountancy practice. 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong client and team relationships. 
  • Ability to manage complicated projects and multiple stakeholders. 
  • Strong technical understanding of accounting and auditing standards. 
  • Experience in leading group audits and the preparation of consolidated accounts. 
  • Previous use of CaseWare or Mercia methodologies is desirable. 

  • Can build trusted relationships with clients and colleagues. 
  • Produces high quality work to a good technical standard. 
  • Strong organisational skills to effectively prioritise high volumes of work. 
  • Anticipates and resolves problems at an early stage to keep assignments on budget. 
  • Can identify opportunities for growth within existing client base and when to involve other service lines. 
  • Takes an active role in developing the team providing day to day support on technical and other matters. 
  • Travel Requirements: Role will be based in Leatherhead office and at client premises predominantly in Leatherhead and surrounding areas. 

About Us:

Our focus at Menzies is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UK accountancy & advisory firm we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.

We apply the same principles to individuals within the firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.

#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our client’s businesses.


When we require external assistance with our vacancies we will reach out to our PSL supply chain, please be aware we operate a very strict PSL policy with close relationships with our suppliers and cannot respond to agencies outside of the PSL and we do not accept speculative CV's as an introduction. Please do not contact individual hiring managers or the Talent Acquisition team.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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