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Senior Manager in Bristol at Bishop Fleming

Date Posted: 7/9/2018

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  • Ranked 26 in the 2018 Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to work for, Bishop Fleming is a Top 30 firm.
  • One of the UK’s fastest growing accountancy practices
  • 29 partners, 350 staff, 7 Offices
  • Extensive global links through our Kreston International membership.

Come and see what Bishop Fleming have to offer you

We are looking for an ambitious Senior Audit Manager to join our Bristol and Bath Audit and Assurance team, based in either office.

Our clients range from household name companies to start ups. You will be working with our clients to understand them, discussing specific requirements and agreeing exactly what we'll do, and looking beyond the core audit essentials to provide management information that will help them to prosper.

Able to demonstrate considerable experience of executing assurance engagements from planning to completion under UK GAAP and group reporting, you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of clients and undertake responsibility for audit assignments
  • Monitor budgets and agree fees for each assignment
  • Manage client relationships and expectations
  • Provide support and training to junior members of staff
  • Play a key role in all Business Development activities.

Your proven management skills, confidence with clients and staff, and thorough systematic approach as well as your outgoing, enthusiastic personality will stand you in good stead to benefit from this outstanding career opportunity.

This is an exceptional career opportunity with real potential to develop within Bishop Fleming.

You will have:

  • ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent)
  • Considerable experience of managing a diverse portfolio of audit clients
  • Excellent IT Skills and a good standard of education (minimum 2 A Levels, 9 GCSEs (or equivalent) with at least a Grade B in Maths and English.

You will demonstrate:

  • A passionate people-manager with previous experience of coaching and developing trainees
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • A commercial approach with a drive to contribute towards the firm’s growth through business development activities.



We offer:

  • Competitive salary with annual review and access to our Benefits Choice Platform
  • On-going professional training via our Management Development Programmes
  • £1,000 joining bonus for Direct Applicants (terms apply)
  • 28 -30 days holiday plus bank holidays dependent on grade
  • 36.25 hours per week
  • Life Assurance (3 x Salary)
  • Personal Pension - Employer 6%, Employee min 3%
  • Critical Illness Scheme
  • Fully paid health schemes after probationary period via Simplyhealth plus Private Health Scheme (Subject to insurers terms)
  • We are a Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies To Work For Employer

We are a responsible employer - committed to welcoming new people into an inclusive working environment, where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

Our ‘One Firm’ approach aims to provide a culture where our people are valued and treated fairly with respect, but also one where our differences are understood and celebrated.

We hope that these objectives will attract you to our firm as an employer of choice.