Audit Assistant Manager

Our Client is looking for an Audit Assistant Manager, on a permanent staff basis, location in Aberdeen.

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Key Responsibilities

  • Execute planning and completion of audits, identifying and dealing with more complex audit areas during the fieldwork stage
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of a client work including the preparation of fees, budgets and recoveries, working alongside the client engagement team ensuring all client deadlines and demands are met
  • Undertake technical research and resolve technical issues as they arise
  • Take ownership of client portfolio, developing relationships with clients to ensure satisfaction with services provided 
  • Attend planning and clearance meetings, taking a lead role in the preparation, agenda and follow up actions through to conclusion of the audit process
  • Review and issue draft and final accounts to clients
  • Take responsibility for advisory and project work to a high technical standard, writing in a clear concise manner, providing recommendations where applicable
  • Undertake research of new legislation, identifying opportunities for clients and advising accordingly
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of Auditing Standards and ISA
  • Coach members of the team and develop their technical knowledge, delegating and reviewing pieces of work as required
  • Support the management team with the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring financial, utilisation targets and deadlines are met
  • Identify opportunities for further work and prepare proposal documents for manager and partner review

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • ACCA/ICAS qualified
  • Experience of working in a similar audit role
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills – both written and oral
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work well as part of a team, delegate and work on own initiative
  • Highly numerate with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Strong commercial awareness, showing active interest in wider aspects of engagements