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£Highly competitive - Accountancy Practice - Executive/Management
Ref: 4028 Date Posted: Monday 20 Mar 2023

iMultiply is working in partnership with Thomson Cooper to recruit an Audit Partner/Partner Designate.

The Practice

Thomson Cooper is an Accountancy Practice with offices in Dunfermline and Edinburgh and has a well-established team of 90 people across the two sites. Their client base is as impressive as it is diverse and reaches across Scotland and the UK. 

Despite covid and challenging economic circumstances, Thomson Cooper has thrived and enjoyed a high level of staff retention, as well as attracting returners back to the Firm.

The Role

The newly created role of Audit Partner/Partner Designate will play a key role in the development of Thomson Cooper’s audit offering.

Day-to-day you will be responsible for;

  • Involvement in the Audit leadership group across Dunfermline and Edinburgh
  • Growing and delivering a portfolio of external audits across a range of sectors
  • Leading pitches, tenders and business development activity
  • Keeping up to date with technical knowledge and changes to accounting standards
  • Delivering training and mentoring to the wider team
  • Managing existing client relationships
  • Identifying cross-selling opportunities
  • Managing WIP and monitoring billings and budgets
  • Co-ordinating the team and managing workflow
  • Displaying the Firm’s values in all activities and working as part of a close-knit leadership group

To be considered for the role you will ideally have;

  • Professionally qualified with an accountancy body, ACCA/ICAS or equivalent and ideally experienced across a broad range of business types
  • A strong people manager who enjoys coaching and developing a team
  • Experience working with a diverse portfolio of businesses
  • RI status or the desire to attain this in the future
  • A strong business developer who is keen to grow their network in the East of Scotland
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

On Offer

The position of Audit Partner/Partner Designate offers a highly competitive salary.

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 BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role.  iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

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 individual's protected characteristic.

For more information on the Audit Partner/Partner Designate position please contact Gareth Spowart on 07719 108 236 or email Alternatively, contact Alex Allen on 07719 108 230 or email


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