Audit Assistant Manager

Michael Page
West Yorkshire, Wakefield
£38000 - £44000 per annum
16 Apr 2024
23 Apr 2024
JN -022024-6329726
Victoria Bostock
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

An Audit Assistant Manager position is now open to join a great Practice near Wakefield. The ideal candidate will have several years experience within a similar role.

Client Details

Our client is a top-tier professional services firm, they have a notable presence in the market serving a diverse client base.


  • Oversee audit assignments from start to finish supervising and manage a team of auditors.
  • Ensure that elements of the planning are considered and appropriately signed off.
  • Ensure all audit reports meet quality and compliance standards.
  • Prepare or review preliminary analytical procedures on the draft accounts and identifying test plans
  • Ensure that results and conclusions of audit work are documented and fully signed off.
  • Review the completed accounts and ensure compliance with all necessary disclosures as required by accounting standards, including completion of a disclosure checklist where considered necessary (most commonly under FRS 102).
  • Review any adjustments during the course of the audit, to be provided to the client once reached to conclusion.
  • Prepare a list of points for clients and Head of Audit to highlight key issues or matters identified during the accounting and audit process.
  • Communicate with clients regarding financial and auditing matters.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risk factors.
  • Research accounting or tax issues as and when required, and document the research with references.
  • Review current processes and provide recommendations to enhance client policies and procedures to be included in reports to management, and able to discuss these with the client.
  • Liaise with tax department around the collection of information on tax-sensitive categories, and regarding a draft CT provision for the accounts.
  • Liaise with Business Services department in relation to completion of accounts including reviewing the completed accounts and ensuring compliance with all necessary disclosures as required by accounting standards plus ensuring amendments are appropriately processed.
  • Involvement in client tendering processes including drafting and finalisation of proposal documents, introductory meetings and presentations.
  • Liaising with group auditors and delivery of group reporting requirements where necessary.
  • Management of audit staff including training and development of the team, recruitment, appraisals and other HR processes.


A successful Audit Assistant Manager should have:

  • A degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Professional certification (e.g., ACA, ACCA, or CIMA).
  • Proven experience in a similar role within the professional services industry.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of auditing practices and regulations.
  • Proficient in auditing software and MS Office Suite.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • High level of analytical and problem-solving abilities.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging from £38,000 to £44,000 per year.
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Death in service benefit.
  • Up to 5% employers pension contribution.
  • Reward & Recognition Scheme.
  • Free Parking.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

This is a fantastic opportunity to further your career within a reputable professional services firm. If you're an experienced Audit Assistant Manager looking for a challenging and rewarding role in Wakefield, we encourage you to apply!

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