Financial Services Auditor - Edinburgh

Vacancy posted: Saturday, 7 January 2017

Salary: Attractive salary and benefits
Location: Edinburgh

Job ref. no.: JID598

Our Big 4 client's Edinburgh’s Financial Services practice is currently undergoing exciting change. The business is rapidly growing and they are expanding their teams. This growth offers great opportunities for learning and progression.

We’re looking for talented, qualified and nearly qualified auditors with and without financial services experience to work on challenging projects and accelerate your career within an international and supportive team.

If you don’t have a financial services background, our client's Conversion Programme will equip you to move into this exciting and dynamic industry.  They will provide world-class training, development and coaching to support your transition and build your CV as a financial services professional.

As an auditor, your main aim will be to provide independent verification of compliance with accounting principles. By doing so, you will play an important role in helping businesses accurately reflect their financial picture and, in turn, protect the financial markets.

As an audit professional you will be part of a multidisciplinary team focused on providing services to your clients as they respond to regulatory reform, manage the capital life cycle and improve business operations.

What you will do:

  •     Take ownership for the delivery of high quality audit work for clients in the financial services sector such as Banking or Asset Management.
  •     Perform audit procedures in complex areas, developing your technical competence.
  •     Deliver excellent service, as the primary day-to-day contact for the client.
  •     Supervise the execution of technical audit areas.
  •     Demonstrate professional scepticism and compliance within risk management and independence policies.
  •     Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks, related financial reporting matters and applying a Global Audit Methodology to perform engagements in accordance with auditing and assurance standards
  •     Develop yourself and others through both seeking and offering on-the-job coaching and knowledge sharing.
  •     Challenge yourself to use new audit approaches, tools and enablers and drive efficiencies through effective project management.
  •     Build strong credibility through displaying relevant insight and business acumen in discussions with clients and applying technical competence.
  •     Build relationships across other service lines and seek opportunities to work together for the benefit of clients


  •     Degree qualified or equivalent
  •     ACA/ CA/ ACCA (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification)
  •     Proven experience in delivering external audit

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Contact Name Luke Rodwell
Telephone 0131 300 0635
Address 13 Atholl Place

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