Manager - Audit

Location: Dublin

Job Title: Manager – Audit
Reporting to: Audit Partner
Base: 40 Mespil Road, Dublin 4
Contract type: Full-time / Permanent

Job purpose

Crowe is a leading business advisory and accountancy firm, ranking among the top 10 firms in Ireland. The firm currently has 14 partners and over 125 staff.

We are seeking a talented, experienced Audit Manager to join our growing audit team. The role is to manage a team of motivated and capable trainees and qualified accountants. You will work closely with an Audit Partner to deliver high-quality audit assignments for a wide and varied portfolio of clients.

This role will provide a platform for anyone seeking to further broaden their overall managerial, knowledge and skills within a busy, dynamic and growing Audit department. It is an ideal opportunity for anyone seeking to further their career in Practice. Crowe has a career framework in place to assist your growth within the firm. It is an ideal opportunity for anyone seeking to further their career in Practice.

Key result areas

  1. Managing a portfolio of audit and accounts clients which operate across a variety of industry sectors to ensure assignments are delivered to a high quality standard, within budget.
  2. Manage, mentor and motivate the trainees and part and fully qualified seniors ensuring that constructive feedback is provided from assignments/reports and fully participate in all Performance Management initiatives as required. Deliver on and off the job training as required.
  3. Participate and assist when required with tenders and / or fee quotes when required. Take ownership of business development opportunities assigned to you.
  4. Manage the WIP, billing, timesheets, recoverability of the portfolio, assignment scheduling, planning, staffing and structure of the team while ensuring adherence to the firms compliance and regulatory standards.
  5. Assist the partners in the provision of advice to clients and work with partners on a variety of ad-hoc projects as they arise.
  6. Manage client relationships.Contact, liaise and foster business relationships with your portfolio of clients.
  7. Participate, as required, in the department strategy.
  8. Proactively liaise and build effective working relationships with firm staff in all disciplines (Audit, Tax, Company Secretarial Corporate Finance etc.) to facilitate and support the firm.

Person specification

Essential knowledge & skills:

  • A qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) with three plus years relevant practice PQE.
  • Demonstratable understanding of managing a portfolio of clients, the relevant filing deadlines and delivering same within agreed deadlines.
  • Detailed practical knowledge of FRS102, Irish GAAP and CA2014.
  • Experience of managing client communications directly.
  • Ability to lead and supervise team members.
  • Experience in using Caseware would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting and Auditing Standards and managing audit risks
  • Strong Excel skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to build trusted relationships with clients and provide excellent service.
  • Ability to work on a diverse range of clients across multiple sectors.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Well-developed project management skills plus the proven ability to handle multiple tasks/projects at any one time in a practice environment.

Essential competencies:

  • People Leadership: Proven ability to listen, build rapport, influence and build relationships. Keen to develop career into a more senior management role. Proven experience in supervising trainee accountants.
  • Practice Management: Proven ability to focus on performance, meeting deadlines and producing results.A proven decision maker, evidence of sound judgement and common sense.
  • Client Leadership: Displays confidentiality, confidence, agility and affinity with client and sector specialisms.
  • Business Development: A strategic thinker, takes ownership of learning, empathy with client needs, seeks way to improve. Evidence of enthusiasm and keeps abreast of developments in this sector.

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading accountancy and business advisory practice in Ireland. Since 1941 we have been providing tailored financial and business advice to clients across a range of sectors. Known for our commercially driven solutions paired with personal service, we have built a national reputation in the areas of audit, tax and advisory.

We are the representative firm in Ireland of Crowe Global, one of the top ten global networks of independent accounting and advisory services firms, incorporating more than 200 firms with over 800 offices in more than 130 countries around the world. The firm currently has 14 partners and over 125 staff. Crowe is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV to [email protected].

Applications received will be stored on our system and may be considered for similar positions that may arise within the next year. By applying for this position, you hereby agree to the personal data contained in your application, and provided by you to Crowe, being retained by us for a period of up to one year from the date of receipt of your application. If you are applying for a position and you do not wish for your details to be stored by us, please notify us by emailing [email protected] and we will ensure that such information is not stored other than for the purposes of this application.

Agency policy

Crowe Ireland endeavours to recruit and fill vacancies directly. However, at times when we do need to engage with recruitment agencies, we operate within a preferred supplier list (PSL). We only work and partner with recruitment suppliers where our agreed contractual terms fully in place. If unsolicited CVs are received from any agency not on our PSL, then we will not be liable for payment of introduction fees.