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Audit Senior

Senior (Audit) - Edinburgh office

Job title: Senior (Audit)

Department: Audit & Accounts

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Edinburgh office

We are looking for an Audit Senior to join our clients growing Audit team in Edinburgh. This is a busy and varied role and would suit a qualified CA/ACCA (or equivalent qualification).

The role

Corporate staff and Partners advise businesses ranging from large multi-national corporations and landed estates to small family companies, many of which are owned by wealthy individuals. In addition to commercial companies in service/manufacturing industries, our client also deal with professional partnerships, financial service companies, sports and entertainment businesses, entrepreneur’s charities and schools. The aim is to provide outstanding service in a professional and efficient manner tailored to give the client the benefit of exceptional advice and maximum added value.


To become part of the audit department which provides a wide range of advisory, audit and accounting services to clients. Your time will split approximately 50% on audit work and the remainder on offering other professional services such as accountancy, systems reviews, corporate tax and company secretarial work.

The individual

The applicant should be able to demonstrate the following skills and behaviours.
•Demonstrate a passion for delivering quality and ensures that client needs are met, benefitting both the client and the firm.
•Defines performance measures and continuously looks to assess, improve and achieve objectives.
•Sets priorities, defines activities, gives responsibilities and plans work so that results are achieved on time.
•Seeks self-development and provides support that enables others to develop within the firm
•Works cooperatively with others, positively influences them and ensures team participation to support the firm’s goals.
•Thinks widely and laterally to identify and consider different options before determining the best solution.
•Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way.
•Motivates self and others to succeed for the benefit of the firm.

In addition to the above the individual should be organised and commercially minded. They should display a flexible, professional approach and have the confidence and ability to establish credibility with Partners and clients.

Education and experience

Applicants will be CA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent qualification) and good pass rates in the professional exams would also be expected. Professional training experience should have been broad based with exposure to a good range of clients both in size and sector in general practice or audit. Experience in preparing group accounts and auditing groups and familiarity with electronic auditing packages (eg Caseware) and accounts preparation with Viztopia would be an advantage. Experience of auditing small and medium sized companies, charities audit experience desired but non-essential.

The department

Edinburgh Audit & Accounts

The office

our client are a leading firm of Chartered Accountants and business advisers with offices in Edinburgh. Their wide portfolio of clients has expanded to include all areas of business, with a particular emphasis on private clients, charities and not-for-profits, landed estates, property funds and owner-managed businesses.

The Edinburgh team provide tailor made services, including accounting, audit and assurance, tax, corporate finance and business advisory, for all aspects of clients’ lives. They advise on both their personal and business affairs, as well as assisting at all phases of wealth generation, preservation and succession.

Role reports to

Assistant Managers and Managers as appropriate

If you are interested please apply with your CV. If you would like any further details or would like to discuss in confidence, please call David Cassidy at Jark on 0141 226 3134

  • Posted on 26th August 2019
  • Location: Edinburgh, City of
  • Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per year
  • Tenure: permanent