Audit Manager

Job Title: Audit Manager

Location: Balbriggan


Who We Are

UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited is a leading Top 20 accountancy and taxation practice in the Northeast of Ireland and a member of the global accountancy network UHY, ranked in the Top 20 networks worldwide.

UHY FDW has evolved significantly over the past decade to become one of the most modern an cutting-edge firms in today’s market. It has significant market share and presence across the north-east which is attributed to its exceptionally talented workforce, strategic planning and adoption of new technologies & methodologies to now be labelled a trend setter within the sector.

We pride ourselves on being people focused, and we understand the importance of attracting and retaining the highest calibre individuals. Our team of over 8 directors and 75 staff deliver a first class service across 4 offices to a diverse range of clients, locally, nationally and internationally. We are committed to our purpose “Achieve a Better Future Together” and are excited to expand our team with individuals who will help us in fulfilling our purpose.


Role Overview

We are a growing accountancy firm looking for an Audit Manager to join our Balbriggan team. Our Audit teams are based in both offices and you will assigned to one but may be required to work from the other at least once a week for meetings or to meet with Junior team members.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to cut down their commute and progress their career in a growing and ambitious firm.

We put a high focus on work-life balance and prefer to promote internally, opening opportunities for fast career progression.


Our Values

Our firm and entire team are committed to our purpose “Achieve a Better Future Together” and we have aligned our core values to support us all in achieving this. Our core values are: Integrity, Be Engaged, Be Passionate, Respect & Teamwork.

If you believe our company values align with your own, we would love you to be a part of our team.


What We Offer

We offer a comprehensive package with many supports and benefits, some of which we have listed:

  • You will be offered a competitive salary based on your experience
  • Flexible working hours, with a four-and-a-half-day week (08:30 – 17:30 Monday – Thursday, 09:00 – 12:30 Friday)
  • Generous holiday allowance with additional company days for Christmas and Easter holidays
  • Ability to build up 5 additional days annual leave per annum
  • Additional days annual leave after 5 years of service
  • Volunteering day to spend one day each year dedicated to a cause you care about
  • Training and continuous learning
  • Funded CPD hours programme
  • Funded tuition
  • Free parking
  • CSR, ESG and Social Committees offering funded social events
  • Wellbeing programme, including My Healthy Advantage smartphone app
  • Commission for introducing new clients and new team members
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Great teammates
  • Diverse and inclusive culture
  • Discounts available with partners for gym membership, hotel bookings, retail and more
  • On-site games room
  • Food truck on location
  • A fun and inclusive team working environment


The Role

As an Audit Manager within the Firm your role will encompass a broad range of duties as are appropriate to that role as determined by the Firm, which will without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing shall include:

  • To manage a portfolio of audit and accounts engagements, ensuring all engagements are completed in line with professional standards, in accordance with deadlines and agreed timeframes.
  • To oversee and review statutory financial statements, accounts files for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.
  • To review corporation tax returns prepared by junior staff and ensure filings are made in accordance with deadlines.
  • To supervise junior staff and provide assistance regarding technical queries and professional development, including conducting periodic appraisals.
  • To liaise with clients throughout the year and ensure excellent client service is provided at all times.
  • To liaise with all other departments ensuring all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly.
  • To manage the profitable recoverability of work in progress, and ensure monthly agreed targets for billable work is achieved.
  • To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and course attendance, and to fulfil the Institute’s CPD requirements.
  • To assist in proposals for new work, and to take part in formal presentations to prospective clients.
  • To attend staff meetings and training as required.
  • To assist with ad hoc business consultancy.
  • To carry out any other duties as are within the scope and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as requested by the director.
  • To uphold the firm’s code of ethics and business conduct.


About You

  • Professional qualification such as ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent
  • At least 3 years PQE working in a fast paced audit department or practice
  • Proven ability to manage and lead teams
  • You will have strong technical knowledge, e.g., UK GAAP, FRS102, IFRS and ISA’s
  • You will be tech-savvy
  • You will have a pro-active approach to tasks, big and small
  • You will be motivated by a fast-paced environment
  • You will be keen to immerse yourself in our culture
  • You will have strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • You will have excellent planning and organisational ability
  • You will have excellent attention to detail

Salary Level

Salary commensurate with experience.

Application Process

If you are interested in this role, please apply through our careers portal

If you would like any further information, please contact Katy Harris, People & Culture Manager

Due to the high volume of candidates, we may not be able to respond to every applicant.

UHY FDW is an equal opportunities employer.

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Katy Harris
Katy Harris

People & Culture Manager