FS Audit Senior / Assistant Manager - Edinburgh

Change Recruitment
Edinburgh Technopole, UK
Sep 17, 2019
Sep 19, 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Change Public Practice are working with a market leading Big 4 firm to assist them with the growth of their Financial Services audit team. There are opportunities at Newly Qualified Senior and Assistant Manager level for their Wealth & Asset Management, Banking and Insurance audit teams and whilst the predominant focus would be for candidates to be based in Edinburgh, those who are based in Glasgow will also be considered and assigned a local client base. This Big 4 firm can offer you one of the most exciting Financial Services portfolio available in the market. From small financial services companies to some of the world's best-known banks, these clients rely on this firm for their advice and expertise and therefore you will be given the opportunity to operate as a true trusted advisor. Not only does this firm offer fantastic career development opportunities and an exciting client portfolio, they also have a strong focus on their work-life balance which includes flexible working hours and taking a pragmatic view to each audit regarding deadlines, resources and working hours. Responsibilities will include:
• Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements
• Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including revenue, financial instruments and income taxe3s
• Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice throughout transactions
• Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues Requirements:
• You must hold a fully professional accountancy qualification i.e. ICAS / ICAEW / ACCA and have a minimum of 3 years' audit experience gained from a Chartered Accountancy firm i.e. Big 4, Top 10, Mid-Tier CA firm
• Experience of leading on audit engagements in a Senior / Assistant Manager role would be highly beneficial
• Experience of undertaking audit engagements within the Financial Services sector is required. Areas of significant interest are Banking, Wealth and Asset Management or Insurance
• Strong communication skills are essential