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Senior Manager - Financial Services Audit - Edinburgh

£Competitive (DOE) + Car Allowance + Benefits - Professional Services - Audit & Risk
Ref: 3834 Date Posted: Tuesday 12 Feb 2019
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Senior Manager required for the thriving Financial Services Audit practice of this Big 4 firm of Chartered Accountants.

With the option to be based out of Edinburgh or Glasgow, the Senior Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining a large portfolio of investment management clients and managing the entire audit process from planning through to completion. Building effective global relationships is key, as is the ability to draw upon key experts from your global networks to address client needs.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Agreeing audit timetables, monitoring budgets and briefing the audit team, along with other relevant specialists.
  • Supervising the audit process including planning and reviewing audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management.
  • Providing Partners with regular updates on audit progress
  • Preparing and reviewing detailed reports for senior management and audit committees
  • Regular on-site involvement, being the key point of contact for senior client staff
  • Contributing to the continuous development of the Scottish FS Audit practice 
  • Coaching and mentoring junior members of the team

You will be a qualified CA/ACA/ACCA with significant audit experience at Manager or Senior Manager level. Practical experience gained within the FS audit team of a Big 4 Accountancy firm is essential. You will have sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP and possess effective coaching, management and interpersonal skills. Developed client relationship management skills are imperative coupled with the ability to lead teams' and prioritise workloads.

£Competitive Salary (DOE) + Car Allowance + Benefits. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0) 141 530 4333 or