Join our growing London Audit team

About us

Our Mission

At Sedulo we are building a world class team to deliver our mission to make positive change in the communities we work in. We do this by:

  • Working with our clients to transform their business and personal finances
  • Connecting and contributing to the business community in the cities we are located in
  • Working with charities by fundraising and influencing change both now and in the future through the Sedulo Foundation
  • Being a great place to work and develop your career

We offer a full range of services from the inception of the business concept, throughout growth of the entity and on to exit strategies. There is no typical clientele; we work with start-ups through to multinational, listed companies.

Sedulo is based in Manchester (Head Office), Leeds, London, Birmingham and Liverpool with ambitions to grow further.

The Role

We are looking for a strong senior manager with a practice background, which includes audit and compliance experience. You will work closely alongside another senior manager to manage the entire London portfolio of clients and a team of ten staff in audit, compliance and management accounts roles.

The successful applicant will have the autonomy to shape their own career within a tight-knit, non-traditional, start-up type environment, but with the support and guidance of the wider High Growth and Compliance teams of a top 50 firm.

You will relish the opportunity to deliver a world class service to a varied portfolio of clients including high profile/household name sportspeople, musicians and actors as well as clients from hospitality, fashion and creative industries. You will enjoy acting as a mentor and coach to small, dedicated team of trainees, semi-senior and newly qualified staff.

Role Purpose and Responsibilities

To oversee the management and development of an accounts team through effective supervision and training to help you deliver an exceptional service to a portfolio of key clients.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Manage a portfolio of around 20 clients.
  • Assist with business development and bringing in new clients to the London office
  • Managing all work in progress and billing for your clients ensuring monthly targets are met
  • Responsible for managing the team, including staff appraisals
  • Review all year end and management accounts files and working papers completed by your team and ensure review points are clearly fed back
  • Organise and lead weekly team meetings to discuss client deadlines, workload/planner and billing targets.
  • Attend client meetings, building excellent working relationships and actively highlighting any cross-selling opportunities for the wider Sedulo group
  • Keep up to date with latest legislation and feedback across the group when necessary

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • Qualified in either ACCA, ACA or CIMA or be QBE with substantial experience within a practice environment where main duties have related to statutory year end accounts
  • Experience of preparing and reviewing complex financial reporting packs
  • Up to date experience of accounting and reporting software, including app stacks
  • A genuine interest in a highly client focused role and willingness to make a positive contribution
  • Strong leadership skills and a strong desire to coach and develop team members
  • Flexible and proactive approach to work and the ability to work under pressure
  • Experience dealing with charity statutory requirements and accounts would be desirable

What we offer

  • A company mantra of having fun together, getting results together and giving back together
  • A bespoke training and development plan with the opportunity to expand and diversify your skills
  • 26 days holiday, company pension scheme, health care plan, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefits and access to our in house Wealth Planning and Mortgage departments
  • Smart working and agile working hours including the ability to work remotely for up to 20% of your contracted time
  • Ability to work away from home remotely for up to 4 weeks per year, great for extending a trip to see family or making the most of warmer climates
  • All expenses paid annual social trip overseas

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