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Assistant Manager (Audit)

Hays Senior Finance
Scotland, Edinburgh
Closing date
29 Dec 2022

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
£30,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Audit Assistant Manager - Edinburgh - £Competitive + Benefits

Your new company
Your new company is a well-known firm of Chartered Accountants with a credible reputation in Scotland. Given its strong presence, the Audit team manages a large variety of clients, from owner managed businesses to large corporates covering Property, Energy, Retail and Financial Services organisations.

Your new role
In your new role, you will be responsible for planning and project managing all aspects of audits. This will include leading teams on the ground, reporting directly to the manager on a day to day basis and coaching junior members of staff to realise their full potential. You will be budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects focusing on optimising profitability. This will involve identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues.

What you'll need to succeed
To succeed, you will be a recently qualified ACA or equivalent qualification with strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word. Recent external audit experience from a top 10 accountancy firm will be of considerable advantage, or mixed sector Audit experience including some large corporates will be considered. Individuals should demonstrate practical knowledge of UK GAAP/US GAAP and IFRS as well as identifying wider business opportunities.

What you'll get in return
In addition to receiving a competitive salary and benefits, including Medical, Dental, Life Insurance and a pension scheme, you will work for a world-renowned Chartered Accountancy firm. The firm are happy to discuss individual requirements in order to make flexible working arrangements, and progression is feasible.

What you need to do now
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