Head of Audit - Edinburgh

£DOE - Accountancy Practice - Executive/Management
Ref: 2389 Date Posted: Monday 29 Oct 2018
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A well established Scottish accountancy practice currently requires an experienced, qualified audit professional to join the Edinburgh office as Head of Audit

The company

This mid-tier, independent accountancy practice offers a full range of services to a client portfolio predominantly based in Edinburgh and the west of Scotland.

The role 

The Head of Audit position will involve overall responsibility for the Edinburgh office's audit department and it is envisaged that this individual will become the firm's Responsible Individual (RI) in Edinburgh.

On offer

A competitive remuneration package, a varied and interesting workload and the opportunity to obtain Partnership if desired

Your experience

Suitable candidates will possess the following:

  • CA/ACCA qualification
  • Minimum three years post qualified experience
  • Extensive audit experience with a commercial client base
  • Familiarity with the SME/Owner Managed Business sector
  • Managerial experience, probably at Senior Manager or Director level, but ambitious Manager level candidates will be considered
  • Staff supervision, mentoring, training and appraisal experience 
  • Currently have RI status or willing to work towards it
  • Commercial awareness and client facing skills
  • Not-for-Profit sector experience helpful but not essential (not a large part of the client base)
  • Knowledge of Corporate Tax 

For further information please contact Gareth Spowart in the Edinburgh office on 0141 648 9150 or apply using the link below.