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Audit Assistant Manager - Financial Services - Edinburgh

£Competitive + Benefits - Professional Services - Audit & Risk
Ref: 3588 Date Posted: Monday 10 Sep 2018
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Lusona’s client, a Big 4 firm of Chartered Accountants, is currently seeking an Audit Assistant Manager to join their expanding Financial Services Audit Department in Edinburgh.The role requires excellent working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and the ability to thrive in a high-pressured environment.

As Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead the delivery of audit and assurance engagements from planning through to completion. You will also be responsible for coaching and mentoring more junior members of the team. You will benefit from extensive training and education to update and maintain your knowledge of current regulation changes as well as accounting and auditing standards.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for your own portfolio of clients and agreeing audit timetables, briefing the team (including other specialists), monitoring budgets and overseeing the audit process.
  • Planning audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management.
  • Keeping Managers and Partners up to date with progress throughout the course of assignments.
  • Preparing reports to senior management and audit committees.
  • Supervising and coaching junior members of staff.
  • On-site involvement as the key point of contact for the client.
  • Keeping up to date with the firm’s product and service offerings, identifying sales opportunities for business development.

You will be a qualified Accountant with experience working in a financial services audit capacity essential. Previous experience of insurance audit within a top 10 Accountancy firm would be beneficial. You will demonstrate developed leadership skills and sound knowledge of current accounting and financial reporting standards. Experience of FCA CASS rules is also preferable.

£Competitive Salary + Benefits. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr at Lusona Consultancy on (0) 131 516 433  or lynsey@lusona.co.uk.