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Audit Manager - Edinburgh

£47,000 - £52,000 - Professional Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1781 Date Posted: Friday 01 Jul 2022
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a progressive practice as they seek to hire an Audit Manager.

This position could be based out of either Glasgow or Edinburgh.

Our client offers hybrid, agile and family-friendly working practices to enable you to manage your work-life alongside your home life.

The role will be responsible for providing a high standard of technical service to clients, ensuring accurate and timely delivery in line with client requirements. This is a key role in the management of the business, with responsibility for the development of the team, together with financial and operational performance.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual to join a forward-thinking organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing and developing a portfolio of clients as well as providing assistance and support to others within the firm 
  • Taking responsibility for the effective communication with clients and colleagues 
  • Ensuring assignments are completed within agreed budgets 
  • Reviewing of work prepared by other members of staff 
  • Ensuring that the firm’s quality control procedures are adhered to 
  • Ensuring the firm’s professional standards are met 
  • Ensuring that work is presented to the partner in a complete and finalised format 
  • Ensuring that draft fees are prepared in a timeous manner 
  • Providing an efficient and proactive service to clients and ensuring that the clients’ needs are fully met 
  • Identifying technical issues as well as selling opportunities to Partners of the firm 
  • Participating in tenders/proposals for new work as required 
  • Developing work from existing clients by working closely with Partners and staff of the firm 
  • Participating in wider marketing and business development activities for the development of the Skill Group and the wider development of the firm 
  • Attending networking events, developing professional relationships with clients, others within the firm, and with other local professional firms and potential clients
  • Paying attention to self-development and continuing professional education 
  • Consulting with colleagues and Partners on technical and risk matters 
  • To work as part of the management team and provide effective supervision to all members within the Corporate Services Skill Group 
  • To support and work as a team player, whilst being able to work on own initiative 
  • To counsel, appraise, mentor, develop and motivate staff 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Professional qualification (CA, ACCA) or equivalent experience 
  • Experience of managing and developing a client portfolio 
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring colleagues 
  • Good experience of business development