Senior Manager

Michael Page
York, North Yorkshire
£60000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, Life Assurance, Income Protection
03 Dec 2023
02 Jan 2024
JN -092022-5775888
Katie Carew
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

This opportunity is ideal for a current Manager or Senior who is looking for the next challenge. You will be managing a portfolio of clients, ensuring the highest level of service is provided at all times. This comes with responsibility of networking, developing talent and keeping updated with market trends.

Client Details

This Accountancy firm are based in York with multiple offices across the UK.

As a rapidly acquiring practice, they are continuously winning work, growing and looking for the best talent.


Actively manage portfolio of clients, maintaining regular communication with them throughout the year.
Provide advice and assistance to clients, developing and providing solutions for them.
Take the lead on complex client assignments, demonstrating technical ability, accuracy and problem solving.
Take ownership of budgets in terms of preparation, ongoing review, and highlighting overruns where anticipated.
Maintain control of work in progress, raising invoices on a regular and timely basis.
Continue to develop areas of specialism, e.g. charities, solicitors, pensions, etc.
Lead, manage and motivate the audit team through the management structure.
Ensure all team members understand their roles and expectations, ensuring appraisals are conducted in line with set the firm requirements.

Ensure all team members have robust and appropriate development plans that are followed through to achieve objectives.
Act as coach and mentor to managers and other staff as required to ensure they have the necessary support in place to achieve their objectives and potential.
Ensure the staff planning board is up to date at least 12 months in advance, undertaking regular reviews ensuring it correlates to budgets.
Continually seek to improve audit processes and practices, always ensuring compliance with latest guidance.
Ensure all staff are fully aware of such processes and practices and that they are followed to the letter, thus providing the best possible services to client in a professional and compliant manner.
Seek to improve the overall operational efficiency of the audit department as a whole, and the wider business where appropriate - identifying and implementing new processes as required.
Build awareness of the local marketplace and the key players in our industry.
Seek to attract new business, taking an active role in networking and professional groups within the City.


  • Relevant experience in an audit manager or senior manager role (circa 3 years minimum)
  • Background should be second tier practice - big 4 would also be considered
  • General experience of managing a broad range of clients across differing sectors
  • Experience and ability to lead and manage an audit team effectively
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Good relationship-building skills, ideally with established network
  • Based in York Region, or willing to relocate

Job Offer

Salary: Flexible depending on experience. Rough guide - £55-65k

Holidays: 25 days plus bank holidays

Remote Working Policy: Allows for up to 2 days working from home each week (depending on needs of business and clients) following completion of probationary period.

Future profit share if desired

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