Forvis Mazars UK

Privately Owned Business - Audit Assistant Manager

Edinburgh, Glasgow, UK
Competitive salary and benefits
14 Jun 2024
14 Jul 2024
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Privately Owned Business - Audit Assistant Manager (3491)

At Forvis Mazars, we're agile enough to embrace change and deliver impact. This means we encourage people to feel empowered to be part of the future direction of the firm. We're constantly improving the way we work, so that we enhance the solutions we offer. So, you'll have a big say in the way your role and your team works.

Our Audit team here at Forvis Mazars specialises in delivering high quality services to our clients. The Privately-Owned Business are a significant proportion of our client base, not just in the UK, but globally. You will have the opportunity to work with a prestigious list of SME/Privately Owned Business clients widening your exposure to different aspects of this service line. At Forvis Mazars you will be able to bring your authentic self to work. We will support you with your career progression, work life balance and wellbeing.

About the role

  • As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead multiple audit engagements, overseeing and developing junior staff.
  • You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing an exceptional service.
  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of stakeholder relationships at audited entities and can expect to work with senior level staff.
  • You will work closely with Senior leaders upto Partner level

What are we looking for?

  • ACA / CA / ACCA (or equivalent) qualification.
  • Several years of experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion.
  • Relevant privately owned business sector audit experience.
  • Up to date technical knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Experience of managing, training and coaching audit trainees.

About Forvis Mazars

Forvis Mazars is a leading global professional services network. The network operates under a single brand worldwide, with just two members: Forvis Mazars LLP in the United States and Forvis Mazars Group SC, an internationally integrated partnership operating in over 100 countries and territories.

Both member firms share a commitment to providing an unmatched client experience, delivering audit & assurance, tax and advisory services around the world. Together, our strategic vision strives to move our clients, people, industry and communities forward. Through our reach and areas of expertise, we help organisations respond to emerging sustainability issues in the global marketplace including human rights, climate change, environmental impacts and culture.

We are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team with a huge sense of connection and belonging. This is a place where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action.

At Forvis Mazars, we empower our people and celebrate individuality. We thrive on teamwork and are agile. We have bold foresight and give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and have a deeper understanding, to help make an impact so that everyone can reach their full potential.

This role can be based in either our Edinburgh or Glasgow office.

Edinburgh is a striking, cosmopolitan city, Scotland's capital is renowned for its beauty, history and culture. Its festivals have attracted hundreds of thousands of visitors every year. Edinburgh is also one of the world's top financial centres. Our Edinburgh office is conveniently located close to the city centre, right by Haymarket train and tram station, with easy connections to the airport and Waverly train station. We have excellent knowledge of the city's local business environment and its important role as an international trading hub. This understanding, along with our global resources and reach as an international accounting and advisory firm, means we are perfectly positioned to support businesses operating in the region.

In Glasgow, ‘People make Glasgow' is our city's message, and it really is appropriate for this vibrant Scottish hub – famous for its art, architecture, industrial heritage, and warm, welcoming locals. There are lots of things to see and do here, from The SSE Hydro, Glasgow Science Centre, and the SEC Armadillo, to the many galleries, shops, bars, and restaurants on offer. You can even go for a ride on the most uncomplicated subway in the world – known informally as ‘the Clockwork Orange'. Our office is located in the heart of the city, a short walk from Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central train stations. The team here contains a wealth of experience, advising a broad range of clients across Scotland, within different markets and industries.

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Forvis Mazars; we want to ensure everyone, whether in the recruitment process or beyond is fully supported to be their unique self. To read more about our approach click here

Our aim is to make the recruitment process as accessible and inclusive as possible - please contact us to discuss any changes you may require so we can work with you to support you throughout your application.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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