RSM

Assistant Manager

Recruiter
RSM
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
19 Feb 2021
Closes
19 Mar 2021
Ref
req2567
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Job Description

Overall job purpose

To provide on-site assistance on each audit assignment in an efficient and effective manner, and to help ensure that clients receive a quality service in all aspects.

Responsibilities

  • To be a key part of Assurance teams undertaking assignments, including opportunities to lead the on-site element of the work.
  • To act as day to day point of contact for the client, and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times.
  • To ensure that each assignment is undertaken in accordance with the pre-assignment instructions, and to carry out all aspects of the assignment efficiently, thoroughly and in accordance with the firm’s procedures.
  • To ensure Assurance quality at all times, contribute to external quality assurance, ensuring all actions are completed in line with the firm’s and the profession’s standards.
  • To provide adequate briefing, supervision, and “on the job” training for less experienced members of staff.
  • To review work completed by less experienced staff for adequacy and completeness, and to undertake job appraisal reviews.
  • To communicate any problems in complying with these instructions, or any contentious issues identified, to the assignment manager immediately, identifying and commenting upon the possible solutions.
  • To maintain an awareness of the firm’s specialist services and publications. Ensure added value to clients.
  • To summarise actual time spent compared to budget on each assignment, and to perform the firm’s review and completion procedures before passing the files for manager review.
  • To develop and maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil professional CPD requirements.
  • To maintain training records conscientiously and to keep up to date with examination studies, as applicable.
  • To attend staff meetings and training and to assist in student recruitment, training and marketing activities as required.
  • To maintain an awareness of Health & Safety issues within the firm and report any concerns to the nominated Health & Safety representative.
  • To carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as required by the Line Manager or Head of Department.

Minimum Qualifications

Essential

  • Candidates must be ACA or ACCA qualified
  • UK based Assurance experience in producing high quality audits
  • Experience with multi-national clients including international group reporting and listed audit clients
  • Experience of delivering audits reporting under IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Proven experience in client handling
  • Assurance experience from a practice background
  • Experience in coaching and developing more junior staff
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office programmes

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

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