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Audit Assistant Manager

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £40000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Wendy Mitchell

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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  • Startdate:


Job Description


This is an outstanding opportunity for an ACCA/ICAS qualified accountant who is looking to progress their career in audit within a stimulating, rewarding and friendly work environment. In this role you will have responsibility for building and maintaining of client relationships whilst being actively involved in running the audit process from planning to completion. If you are a motivated self-starter with good communication skills, then this is a fantastic career opportunity for you.

Key tasks include:-
Execute planning and completion of audits, identifying and dealing with more complex audit areas during the fieldwork stage
Take responsibility for all aspects of a client work including the preparation of fees, budgets and recoveries, working alongside the engagement team ensuring all client deadlines and demands are met
Undertake technical research and resolve technical issues as they arise
Take ownership of client developing relationships with clients to ensure satisfaction with services provided
At end planning and clearance meetings, taking a lead role in the preparation, agenda and follow up actions through to conclusion of the audit process
Review and issue draft and final accounts to clients
Take responsibility for advisory and project work to a high technical standard, writing in a clear concise manner, providing recommendations where applicable
Undertake research of new legislation, identifying opportunities for clients and advising accordingly
Demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
Demonstrate working knowledge of Auditing Standards and ISA
Coach junior members of the team and develop their technical knowledge, delegating and reviewing pieces of work as required
Support the Management team with the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring financial, utilisation targets and deadlines are met
Identifying opportunities for further work and prepare proposal documents for manager and partner review

Requirements for the role:-
Minimum 3 year`s experience of working in a similar audit role
Excellent organisational skills
Strong communication skills - both written and oral
Experience of working to tight deadlines
Ability to work on own initiative
Highly numerate with keen attention to detail
Ability to build effective relationships at all levels
Strong commercial awareness, showing active interest in wider aspects of engagements

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