Johnston Carmichael

Audit Assistant Manager / Manager

Location
Roles available in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness and Elgin.
Salary
Competitive
Posted
23 Nov 2023
Closes
23 Dec 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

As an Assistant Audit Manager / Manager you will help deliver the effective completion of Audit work for designated clients; coach and train the audit team as needed; ensure deadlines and budgets are met and the audit files are reviewed.

As an Assistant Manager you will take control of the day to day audit work typically on the firm’s larger and riskier audits, ensuring deadlines and budgets are met. You will work with the Audit Manager to resolve any issues and concerns ensuring a high-quality Audit service.

The Assistant Audit Manager / Manager  will be responsible for (but not limited to):

  • Plan and manage the effective, professional and efficient delegation, flow-through and completion of Audit work for clients.
  • Maintain up to date technical knowledge of Audit and Financial Reporting and related matters.
  • Provide high level technical and Audit planning advice to clients
  • Assist the Audit RI and Audit Senior Managers with Audit planning work and local reporting
  • Manage and support a team of Audit staff to achieve their goals and objectives ensuring they are developing their skills and capabilities.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, contacts and colleagues.
  • Work closely with the audit team to ensure audit work is handled efficiently and effectively from start to finish and is done in accordance with the Firm's Audit policy and other relevant policies and procedures.
  • Be the principal contact for larger clients on day to day audit matters.
  • Liaising with client staff while on the client's premises, building effective relationships with client's staff.
  • Building relationships with client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm.

About You: 

  • A leader of your work and your professional learning
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to positively impact and influence others
  • Relevant experience in this or a similar role is preferred
  • Qualified CA (or equivalent) and above
  • ICAS, ACCA qualification or equivalent
  • Have practical experience of using software systems in the preparation of audit files, financial statements and audit working papers
  • Have good organisational skills and be pro-active in your approach to work
  • Be able to demonstrate your ability to make a positive impact for the clients and colleagues you work with.

Why JC?

With 14 offices across Scotland and beyond, we’re one of the country’s leading firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers. Working at Johnston Carmichael means working in a team of over 900 sharp minds - each of which is valued and heard. We support our people to ensure they can grow their own way through proactive learning and development.

At Johnston Carmichael we want what’s best for our clients, our people, and our communities. You’ll be joining a team that’s engaged with its local communities and committed to supporting them. Over the last decade, we’ve raised over £450,000 for charitable causes across Scotland and we’re also Gold Sponsors of the Kiltwalk. You can read more about our culture and the values that define us here.

We have a People and Culture Forum that generates ideas for positive change and has several subgroups including LGBTQIA+ and Gender Equality which seek to educate and encourage everyone in our firm to be themselves in order to do their best work.

If you value enabling leadership, quality, integrity, and a workplace that prioritises giving back as much as you put in, then Johnston Carmichael is the firm for you.

Why Audit?

Our vision remains a constant - to be the firm of choice in all our markets. How we get there is what changes year on year.

The role and regulations of audit are transforming, and we need to keep up with this fast pace of change to ensure we provide the assurance and confidence our clients need. Long gone are the stereotypes of the traditional auditor; technology is ever evolving, and us with it. A career in audit at Johnston Carmichael is diverse and challenging, as we continually strive to provide the best service for our clients - more efficiency, greater innovation, deeper insight.

And, with 11 key industry sectors, there’s no shortage of variety when it comes to our client base. We’re also an independent member firm of Moore Global Network Limited, a global accounting and advisory network of over 30,000 advisers across more than 110 countries, so you’ll have the opportunity to work with businesses all over the globe.

How working for us can work for you:

As a valued member of the Johnston Carmichael team, you’ll benefit from a number of employee benefits including but not exhaustive to; a personal pension scheme, annual leave, and life assurance, as well as your own personal training and development plan. Click here to see what’s on offer at Johnston Carmichael.

We know that 9-5 office hours aren’t for everyone. We support flexible working and also use a hybrid working model. One size doesn’t fit all, so let’s discuss what might work for you and our firm.

Doing the Right Thing and Standing in Other People’s Shoes are two of our core values. We nurture and celebrate individuality at Johnston Carmichael. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all communities. Our culture is one where everyone is enabled to be a leader of their work and their learning.

If you’re ready to work in an innovative and forward-thinking firm alongside talented, sharp minds, apply today.

We welcome applications from all sectors of the community as well as returners to work

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