Audit Senior Manager/Associate Director

Recruiter
smith & williamson
Location
Dublin
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Ref
11134_0f6d2ace633268a975397863942b46b2
Experience level
Manager
We're looking for a candidate to fill this position in an exciting company.

  • Client Contact
  • To ensure that clients receive an efficient and proactive service and client expectations are exceeded throughout the year. Liaison with client Partners and other S&W staff where appropriate to ensure all are kept up to date with relevant issues.
  • To add value to the client relationship, identifying and developing opportunities to improve the clients' businesses and/or develop additional services for S&W (costs/fees).
  • Manage client billing effectively
  • Technical
  • Audit work and setting budgets - awareness of commercial aspects of the clients' businesses and impact on our work. Arrangement of timetable, booking of staff, planning review and completion of audit and other related assignments.
  • Review colleagues' work in accordance with S&W audit and assignment procedures and provide technical advice/support where necessary
  • Staff Management
  • Organise a range of staff working on client engagements, ensuring that they are clear about the functions required, properly trained and receive appropriate feedback.
  • To delegate appropriate work to more junior staff, aiding their development
  • Department Administration - monitoring of qualified and student bookings and workloads to ensure most efficient use of resources. Liaison with junior staff to assess any issues that need dealing with.
  • Business/Practise Development
  • To prepare proposals for new work, attendance at marketing events, development of personal contacts and identification and development of opportunities for S&W with current clients.
  • To develop and carry out a continuous marketing programme which delivers further work for the firm.
  • Training and development
  • To ensure assessment forms are completed and feedback given to staff on all jobs. Ensuring appropriate in house and external training received personally.


  • Significant external audit experience gained within a professional services environment.
  • Experience of working with entrepreneurial, OMB, SME and AIM listed clients.
  • Experience of (and appetite for) business development activities such as targeting, preparation of proposal documents, proposal presentations and attendance of networking events
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of accounting and auditing standards, industry specifics and their application.
  • Good working knowledge of skill requirements of staff at various levels to ensure work undertaken by appropriate individual.
  • Strong communication skills in order to liaise with clients, Partners, staff and other professionals.
  • Previous experience of management and motivation of staff to ensure best performance.
  • Organisation to ensure needs of clients, partners and staff are all met.
  • Monitoring costs against budget for individual clients.

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