Audit Manager

Johnston Carmichael Ltd
Aberdeen, UK
18 Oct 2019
22 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Why Johnston Carmichael?

As the largest independent accountancy firm in Scotland, with 12 offices across Scotland employing over 800 staff, we have a clear vision for progression and an open culture in which our team are actively encouraged to play an important part in our growth story.

As a member of the PKF International network, we are a part of a family of legally independent firms with over 400 offices, operating in 150 countries.

At Johnston Carmichael, we stand out from the crowd by offering you the Best of Both worlds:
  • We'll help you progress your career, support your personal development AND encourage you to enjoy a good/work life balance.
  • You'll be part of Scotland's largest accountancy firm AND one which is a valued member of local communities across the country.
  • As well as financial reward, you'll enjoy the huge variety of client experience which life at Johnston Carmichael offers.

We work with a broad range of corporate, third sector and other organisation types across fourteen industry sectors in Scotland.

The Audit Manager will manage the effective completion and delivery of Audit work for designated clients; coach and train the audit team as needed; ensure deadlines and budgets are met and the audit file is reviewed.


The Audit Manager will be responsible for (but not limited to):
  • Plan and manage the effective, professional and efficient delegation, flow-through and completion of Audit work for clients.
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge of Audit and Financial Reporting and related matters.
  • Provide high level technical and Audit planning advice to clients
  • Assist the Audit RI and Audit Senior Managers with Audit planning work and local reporting
  • Manage and support a team of Audit staff to achieve their goals and objectives ensuring they are developing their skills and capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, contacts and colleagues.
  • Work closely with the audit team to ensure audit work is handled efficiently and effectively from start to finish and is done in accordance with the Firm's Audit policy and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Be the principal contact for larger clients on day to day audit matters.
  • Liaising with client staff while on the client's premises, building effective relationships with client's staff.
  • Building relationships with client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm.

  • Qualified CA (or equivalent) and above.
  • Experience in leading on-site audit teams.
  • Experience in supervising or managing staff
  • Practical experience of using software systems in the preparation of audit files, financial statements and audit working papers. Full training will be given on all software packages.

The successful candidate will also have good organisational skills and be pro-active in their approach to their work.

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