Audit Manager Jersey

Saint Helier, Channel Islands, United Kingdom
02 Oct 2018
19 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time

The Company:

Are you interested in working in a global financial services centre? Passionate about being in a location and firm that offers both professional development and work/life balance? Change Recruitment Group are proud to highlight a fantastic opportunity within our leading global Audit & Advisory Firm. Due to strong market demand and continued success, they are seeking a talented Audit Manager to join their world-class team in Jersey. You will be responsible for working with the firm's most significant clients, including some of the world's most prestigious financial services firms.

The Location:

Jersey is a beautiful location, with warm weather and stunning beaches. It enjoys an exceptionally high standard of life, with minimal pollution, crime and unemployment. As an offshore location, professionals there benefit from world-class financial services exposure and attractive low tax rates. Its' central location provides a great base to explore the rest of Europe and the island itself boasts exceptional restaurants, bistros, cocktail/wine bars and cafes. Exceptionally multi-cultural, the island attracts professionals world-wide creating an unrivalled social scene and work-life balance combining the ultimate city-career and island lifestyle.

The Role:

As an Audit Manager, you will act as the key client contact for some of the firms largest clients, responding quickly to, as well as anticipating client requests and needs.

In addition the successful candidate will:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients at senior levels
  • Complete assignments within agreed budgets and timescales and identify opportunities for strong commercial management
  • Ensure assignments are staffed with the appropriate mix of knowledge and skills required
  • Ensure that the firm's risk management and quality control procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Identify and recognise business and growth opportunities with new clients
  • Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations
  • Support Partners in the development of new business relationships and business proposals through high level sales and marketing activity
  • Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you
  • Recruit, supervise, coach, develop and motivate employees
  • Work as part of management team with other Audit Managers within the business group (e.g. resource planning, performance appraisals and efficiency gains)
  • Act as an ambassador of the firm and as a role model for trainees and executives


  • ACCA/ACA/ICAS qualified or equivalent
  • Previous experience of managing people
  • Good working knowledge of International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of financial products, the firm's services, issues regarding advice, regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering
  • Experience of systems and controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audits, statutory accounts and disclosures
  • Project Management experience
  • Have flexibility in your approach to meeting goals as part of the team
  • Have the ability to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels


  • Experience with listed clients
  • Experience of UK reporting requirements
  • Experience auditing international groups

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