Head of Audit & Accounts

AJ Chambers
Central London
£80,000 per annum, Negotiable
28 Apr 2021
28 May 2021
Job Role
Accountant, Audit, Partner
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Seniority Level
Head Of
Contract Type
Full time, Permanent

We are very excited to be working with a UK Top 100 firm who are looking for a highly skilled and experienced individual to join them as Head of Audit & Accounts in their London offices.

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing the Audit & Accounts department, focusing on the attraction, training, development & progression of colleagues, as well as acting as a technical go to for all queries from within the team

What’s on Offer?

  • Salary - £80,000 (Negotiable)
  • Highly engaged team with a people-centred culture across the firm
  • 35-hour week + Flexitime working

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee the Audit & Accounts Department
  • Manage Supervisors within the department, ensuring their roles are defined, optimised and impactful, as well as providing them with development opportunities
  • Manage the performance of the department in terms of WIP, billing and chargeable time
  • Take ownership of all recruitment within the department, to include trainee/graduate recruitment
  • Oversee, develop and manage audit and accounts Trainees on their career path to becoming Seniors Design and implement Auditing and Accounting training protocols
  • Take ownership of larger client audits to ensure an excellent level of professionalism and experience is applied to this chargeable work
  • Be in the position, as an R.I. to sign off audit reports
  • Lead the department in establishing the firm as an ‘Audit Centre of Excellence’
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects such as the implementation of the next generation audit software

The Ideal Candidate

  • Registered Responsible Individual with ICAEW
  • ACA or ACCA qualified
  • Substantial experience at Senior Manager or Director level
  • Previous experience in training and developing colleagues
  • Previous experience managing projects and implementing new systems & ideas
  • IFRS, SRA and Charity or other regulated audit work exposure

For more information on this role please apply with your CV, or contact Adam Munro at AJ Chambers Recruitment

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