Change Public Practice are working with a Big 4 Firm, on a fantastic opportunity, for a motivated and ambitious Audit Manager to join the Commercial Audit Team in Edinburgh. The successful candidate must be a Qualified ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent and operating at Audit Manager level.
You’ll be part of a growing and dynamic team working with a range of Assurance services and business advice to a diverse range of commercial clients in a range of sectors, including large and complex organisations. Clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach.
This Firm has the latest technology thereby reducing the level of manual testing, ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service, and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of clients’ information.
In this Firm you’ll find a strong collaborative atmosphere. This Firm are great supporters of Diversity and Inclusions and as such welcome applications from a diverse candidate pool with the appropriate experience and qualifications.
Key responsibilities within this role include:
Management of a portfolio of external audit clients
Building and maintaining strong relationships with existing clients of the Firm and being the main contact person for the team
Understanding opportunities to assist with client requirements
Reporting directly to the Assurance Partner or Director and managing an Assurance Team
Coaching and developing the team, including career development
Assisting with managing the operational planning of engagements including financial performance, staffing and ensuring that key deadlines are met
Involvement in business development with existing and potential clients
Qualified ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent
Strong focus on, and passion for, audit quality, delivering exceptional client service and coaching teams
Experience of planning through to completion of audits, being the client main contact, managing a team, coaching the team and reviewing the work of the team
Experience in preparing client deliverables
Strong project management and technical auditing skills
Proactive problem solver
Focussed and initiative driven
Strong analytical and organisational capabilities
Flexible in approach
Experience in supervising and developing colleagues through coaching and career development
Experience in leading teams
Proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships
Displaying an inclusive, collaborative approach and operating in a respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
Communicating with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
Highly developed listening and questioning techniques
Personal value of delivering high quality work
High level of drive for success, a positive attitude, enthusiastic outlook, agile mind and resilient in times of pressure
A team player who collaborates and communicates with respect
Effective time management skills and well organised
Ability to switch easily between strategic thinking and detail
The ability to work autonomously, take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve relationships and processes
Desire for continuous improvement
You’ll receive a competitive remuneration package, flexible benefits where you can select the benefits that matters to you, excellent L&D and flexible working arrangements.