Qualified Auditor - Edinburgh

£35,000 - £40,000
04 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Change Public Practice are working with a leading firm of Chartered Accountants to assist them in the recruitment of an Audit Senior / Assistant Manager for their office in the Southside of Edinburgh. This accountancy firm is rapidly increasing and so it is an exciting time to join the business. They have a strong focus on hiring top talent, whilst also ensuring that their staff focus enables them to retain those individuals. This in turn has created a culture where your opinions are welcome and you will be given a challenging career along with the support and tools to shape your own career according to your strength, skills and personality. Hard work is truly recognised and professional development is available at all stages of your career. Responsibilities: · Assists in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for Partner review · Identify risk matters and raise with manager and/or partner, whilst exercising judgement with agreed parameters · Produce work for the Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified · Identify and understand client needs, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree client needs and potential solutions with managers · Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit · Take primary responsibility for monitoring progress against budget, and when the actual differs from the budget then gain a full understanding for the Manager · Supervise, coach and develop junior members of staff within teams, on client premises and in the office · Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external regulatory requirements · Participate in group, stream and firm wide activities Requirements · Finalist or Qualified ACCA/CA · University degree in Accountancy would be highly desirable · Minimum 3 years’ public practice experience i.e. Big 4, Top 10 or mid-tier practice · Experience of working with a mixed commercial and middle-market client base · Experience supervising and coaching junior members of staff on site · Working knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS and Financial reporting requirements · Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends