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Audit Manager

Published 25 October 2023
£45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Job Starts: 25th October 2023
Accountancy & Finance

Job Description

Audit and Accounts Senior - Education Sector

Representing a fantastic national practice who are looking to find a talented Audit and Accounts Senior who has an interest in the education sector to join their team. You would be working within a friendly, vibrant and dynamic business who genuinely look after their people and have an industry leading reputation for talent retention and personal growth.

This varied role will include overseeing and undertaking a mixture of audit and accounts work, both in the office and at client premises, giving the successful candidate a wide range of experience across both disciplines.

In additional to some general audit work, a large part of the role will focus on the education sector. This will combine the external audit, internal scrutiny and other sector specific requirements of Academy Trust and Multi Academy Trust clients.

If you long for an accounts role that includes important and versatile audit work, or you currently undertake audits and wish you could do some accounting work too - this could be the perfect role for you!



  • Lead audits, ensuring regulatory compliance
  • Supervise and mentor team members


  • Preparing accounts for supervisor/manager's review and approval to include:
  • Producing lead schedules to agree to accounts disclosures
  • Producing and reconciliation of the control accounts
  • Collating appropriate evidence to support figures in the accounts
  • Preparing sole trader/company tax computations
  • Raising relevant and coherent queries to assist with supervisor/manager review


  • Work with Single Academy Trusts and Multi Academy Trusts
  • Handle annual statutory audits
  • Perform internal scrutiny audits
  • Support other academy-related tasks


  • ACA or ACCA qualification
  • Three years of UK accountancy practice experience
  • Knowledge of FRS 102
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and accounts software
  • Strong time management and teamwork skills
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

Salary & Benefits:

  • Great salary
  • Extensive training and development
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Life assurance (4x salary)
  • Eligibility for the annual bonus scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Various bonuses and social events
  • Opportunities for charity involvement

Make no mistake, this represents a fantastic opportunity to join a thriving and expanding business that really cares for its staff, pays well and respects the work-life balance that other audit/accounts roles might not.

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