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Audit Administration Assistant


Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Industry: Accounting
Type: Permanent, Full Time
Salary: £25,000 - £28,000 per year

Due to demand and growth, our client is looking for an experienced Administration Assistant, who has previously worked in an Accountancy setting, ideally within Audits.


  • Management of all incoming and outgoing office post for the department.
  • Copying, scanning, filing and archiving of documentation, including management of all audit paperwork, including entry into and filing on our electronic document storage system.
  • Responding to requests from the Partner, Director, Managers, Team and clients.
  • Printing and binding of reports.
  • Answering the phone and taking messages.
  • Assisting wider Business Support Team with requests as required.
  • Creating Tender documentation/Presentations.
  • Assisting FOH with cover as needed.
  • Setting up meeting rooms/AV as needed.
  •  Maintaining client information on the firm’s practice database.
  • Raising fee notes based on our fee forecasts and helping with tidying codes in respect of WIP.
  • Setting up new job codes in firm’s databases for each year’s audit/new services offered.
  • Requesting bank letters and monitoring and chasing responses to these through the online platform, using the firm’s process without manager input. liaising with client to confirm any changes in details/ obtain information required for new clients.
  • Assistance with completion of new client set up (Anti Money Laundering forms, conflict emails, ID checks, liaising with client to obtain information required.)
  • Preparation of Engagement letters using standard templates.
  • Arranging client meetings for the Partners, Directors and Managers, accommodation and travel arrangements.
  • Proactively booking accommodation for the audit team based on job bookings on our staff planner.
  • Proactively obtaining meeting agendas and papers for upcoming Audit Committees and Board meetings.
  • Formatting reports for clients (Audit plans and Management letters), completing these to marketing standards for issue to clients.
  • Preparing template reports for clients (Audit plans and Management letters), for audit team and managers to tailor and complete.
  • Undertaking a review of departmental reports to ensure completeness of information, spelling and grammar.
  • Formatting reports for clients (Audit plans and Management letters), completing these to marketing standards for issue to clients.

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