Audit Manager - Big 4 Cambridge

£50k - £70k
07 Jun 2019

Big 4 firm with an enviable client base is seeking a number of high calibre Audit Managers to join their growing team in Cambridge. Sponsorship is also potentially a possibility for these roles.

The firm is currently looking to recruit experienced Audit Managers into its Cambridge office to complement the existing team as the firm enters a period of growth.

The firm delivers across an extensive range of professional services to the local market. With a mix of recent University graduates through to a highly experienced, long serving senior team, and with a high international diversity of staff, the office creates a fantastic and collaborative working environment.

In this team, Managers will have the opportunity to work across the large and impressive client base of businesses that includes large multinational listed and internationally headquartered; entrepreneurial and family owned; early stage and fast growth across technology and life sciences. In addition it has world leading public, educational and not for profit organisations too.

With a varied portfolio, you'll be able to gain experience and insight across these, as well as attending local client events ranging from formal seminars and dinners, through to more relaxed, social networking. Involvement in non Audit work is als a feature of the role if desired.

Outside of the client work, the office has a fantastic community and social programme. The firm prides itself on its community affairs activities which over the recent years have included various fundraising days and volunteering support for local charities. All staff are actively encouraged to participate and are given the time to do so. The firm also provides numerous social events for staff including monthly drinks and nights out which helps to further bring the team together.

About the role

The role would incorporate:

  • A portfolio of external audit clients where you will be responsible for the day to day management, client liaison and technical issues management.

  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the firm, understanding opportunities to assist with their issues.

  • Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner and Director and having a number of direct team members report to you.

  • Responsibility for the coaching and development of the team members reporting directly into you taking responsibility for the career development of others.

  • Assisting with managing the staffing of the job, the financial performance and ensuring that key deadlines are met

  • Business development activities such as building relationships with target clients or involvement in pitch situations.

  • The firm is able to offer some flexibility in the role around those of the other managers on the team and can ensure that the role is suitable to your particular strengths.


As a Manager within the Cambridge Office you will ideally

  • Be ACA or similarly qualified

  • Have experience of management of the audit from planning to supervision and review of the process

  • 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

  • Have a proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong relationships

  • Take a proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions

  • You will have experience of interacting with senior level clients and management to develop and maintain business relationships.

  • Experience of IFRS, UK GAAP (including FRS 101/102) and international standards on auditing would be desirable

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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