Resource Assistant Manager/Manager – Full Time – Leicester

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In Audit, you will join a growing team of over 750 relationship driven, curious, problem solvers who add value to their clients on a daily basis. Our Audit Teams provide audit assurance services which are vital to our clients’ business controls, shareholder confidence and credibility of their financial statements. Our expertise ranges from servicing private, entrepreneurial companies through to UK listed companies, financial services clients and some of the largest FT Global organisations in the world. By joining a unique integrated structure you will benefit from working in collaborative teams and be given responsibility for delivering robust and independent audit services in a supportive environment. 

In a rapidly changing business world, we also care about our industry and have long pressed for a debate on audit competition. We believe that companies and their shareholders alike deserve the benefits that increased competition can bring and are committed to playing an active role in shaping the future of audit.

Job Purpose

Resource allocation is a business-critical function which enables quality client delivery, manages operational risk, and helps our talent to develop.  This role is part of a newly formed, small and specialist resourcing team. The role reports into the Operations Director and works closely with senior leaders overseeing c200 resources across the UK in a high growth business.

Roles & Responsibilities

Resource allocation

Responsible for allocating resources to client demand

understanding the skills and experience of staff to make allocation decisions.

Prioritising resource during peak periods to ensure quality client delivery

Dealing with escalations and conflicting demands, liaising with other members of the Resourcing team as required; and

Working with senior stakeholders to track pipeline and new wins, focusing on the resource planning & transition requirements.

Reporting & business intelligence

Managing utilisation levels and other key performance indicators;

Providing regular insight to business leaders on upcoming capacity, peaks, and conflicts to enable business decisions; and

Monitoring headcount levels and recruitment needs to ensure we have the resources required.

Onboarding and staff engagement

Allocating resource portfolios for new joiners, considering their skills and experience;

Helping to onboard new joiners and provide training on our resource tool and operational excellence expectations.

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Workforce planning / resource deployment experience essential ideally within a professional services / consulting environment;

Strong business partnering and communication skills;

Problem solver who is creative and resilient.

Inclusion and Diversity

At Mazars inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We recognise that being an inclusive and diverse organisation makes us stronger as a business.

We seek to attract and recruit people who reflect the diverse nature of our clients and communities, regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, nationality, faith or belief, social background, age and disability. Mazars selects candidates based on skills, knowledge, qualifications and experience.

Salary: £NEG

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Leicester