Audit Manager

Grant Thornton
Edinburgh, UK
01 Oct 2019
30 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description Summary:
Join us and you'll shape more than just your career. We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insight empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. Through our fresh thinking and agile working, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish

Led by four Partners, our Scottish Audit team consists of around 90 people. The team has a wide range of experience across a number of sectors, gained in practice and industry, ensuring that we can constantly adapt to our clients' requirements. From large corporates to owner managed businesses with exceptional growth potential, we are proud of the client partnerships we have established to date.

We are looking for a Manager or Senior Manager to join our Edinburgh office, working closely with the Partners to drive growth and business development opportunities. This is a great opportunity to make your mark in what is a rapidly growing market for us.

Today's global marketplace is constantly changing and evolving but dynamic businesses are agile, adapting to the environment. Auditing and financial reporting remains high on the agenda as the implications of not getting it right can be serious. Robust reporting with independent opinion gives confidence to businesses who are constantly driving for open and transparent growth.

Job Description:
What you'll be doing:
  • Facilitating and leading business development conversations
  • Managing a portfolio of clients
  • Taking an active role in the management of the audit department
  • Supporting and communicating with the Partner group
  • Providing coaching and training to staff

Who we're looking for:

  • Driven individuals with experience of proactively generating and converting business development opportunities
  • You'll have experience of managing audits of varying sizes across a range of industries, with an emphasis on complex clients
  • You'll have a genuine interest in our clients with an ability to confidently discuss business challenges and needs
  • Outstanding technical knowledge with experience of leading valuable discussions with our clients
  • We have an open and collaborative culture and as such, you need the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and clients at all levels
  • Experience of taking responsibility for the running of the wider audit department, proactively working with the management team
  • Professional qualification such as ACA, ICAS or ACCA (minimum criteria)
  • Intermediate Excel skills are essential
  • Exposure to Case Ware is desirable

Passionate about supporting, advising and helping businesses achieve their potential, you'll be someone who wants to make a difference and shape your career and a Vibrant Economy. You'll have strong technical skills and experience of providing clients with quality services.


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