Assistant Audit Manager - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 3307 Date Posted: Monday 26 Oct 2020
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This well-known, international accountancy practice currently requires an Assistant Manager to join its Audit team based in Glasgow.

The Firm

An Accountancy and Business Advisory firm providing a wide range of advice and solutions to businesses both in the UK and internationally.

The Role

As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to guide and supervise less experienced colleagues and to support, train, mentor and advise others within audit. You will also be expected to challenge current practice – driving improvements and championing change.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Identifies risk matters and raises with a manager and/or partner, while exercising judgement within agreed parameters.
  • Identify and understand needs of the Audited Entity, suggest potential solutions on technical matters and communicate and agree the needs and potential solutions with Managers or Partners
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with new and established Audited Entities, identifying opportunities and be a point of contact for clients throughout the year.
  • Conduct rigorous project and financial management on all projects, completing projects within agreed timescales and raising issues in a timely manner.
  • Supervise, coach, develop and appraise trainees and executives within teams, on client premises and in the office.
  • Take a leading and active role in group, stream and firm wide activities.

The Person

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/ICAS or overseas equivalent.
  • Working knowledge of UK and International GAAS, IFRS, UK GAAP and Financial Reporting requirements
  • Working knowledge of financial products, firm services, issues regarding advice, and regulation and compliance, including anti-money laundering.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of current economic and market trends
  • Experience supervising and coaching junior members on client premises and in the office
  • Experience managing projects.


On Offer

  • A highly competitive starting salary with a regular review of the remuneration package.
  • 25 days’ holiday.
  • Access to a personal pension scheme, with matched employer contributions.
  • Life assurance cover.
  • Income protection insurance.
  • A voluntary, flexible benefits platform including: 
  • Ability to buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • Additional private medical, personal accident, dental insurance or travel insurance;
  • Bike to Work scheme;
  • Discounts off cinemas, dining, and gyms;
  • Interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • Access childcare vouchers;
  • Online health assessment and employee assistance programme.