£Competitive - Accountancy Practice - Executive/Management
Ref: 4360 Date Posted: Thursday 22 Feb 2024

iMultiply is working in partnership with a leading Accountancy Firm to recruit an Audit Partner.

The Practice

A well-known Accountancy Firm based in Edinburgh. The Firm has a well-established Audit team that works with a range of business across a variety of sectors

The Role

The newly created role of Audit Partner/ will play a key role in the development of the Firm’s Audit offering.

Day-to-day you will be responsible for;

  • Leading the client service management team on the formulation of audit strategy and planning.
  • Technical expert, providing advice and leadership to the audit team and client.
  • Overseeing client audits and ensuring that they are completed in a timely manner within budget.
  • People management – coaching, feedback, performance management, training and development, engaging high performing teams.
  • Maintains control and stability under pressure whilst recognising the deadline or urgency.
  • Ensure standards and procedures maintained by whole team.
  • Presenting audit opinion summaries and any other reporting documents, including group reporting and audit committee papers.
  • Identifying and capitalising on opportunities and prospects for new work.
  • Business development, including working with colleagues in other teams.
  • Acts as a point of contact for both senior management and client.
  • Building strong working relationships with clients.
  • Show vision and strategic perspective.
  • Delivering confident and clear presentations of service features and benefits to clients.
  • Ensures audit services provided are genuinely appropriate for the client in line with quality expectations
  • Assesses and produces high quality work in line with the Firm's policy and processes, meeting relevant regulatory requirements.

To be considered for the role you will ideally have;

  • ACA / CA / ACCA (or equivalent) qualification.
  • Holds significant experience of leading external audits managing a portfolio of clients and leading audit teams.
  • Prior experience of working at Director level
  • Client relationship management experience
  • Up to date technical knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills as well people and team management skills
  • Previous success of winning new business
  • Experience of developing new initiatives and methodologies.
  • Experience of identifying issues through sound analysis and application of commercial acumen.
  • Takes ownership of projects, effectively delegates to others within the team and takes responsibility for quality control.
  • Develops a network of client contacts and contacts in the wider market.

On Offer

The position of Audit Partner based in Edinburgh offers a highly competitive salary.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers, and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individuals’ protected characteristics.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but you don’t think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from black and minority communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don’t meet 100% of the requirements. iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

For more information on the Audit Partner position please contact Gareth Spowart on 07719 108 236 or email garethspowart@imultiplyresourcing.com.

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