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Audit Senior – Internal Audit, Wylie & Bisset

24 October 2019 @ 12:00
Employer: Wylie & Bisset
Location: Glasgow
Salary: Competitive
Industry: Accountancy/financial services/consultancy
JobType: Audit Senior
Hours: Full time (37.5 hours a week)
Closing date: Expired

About us

Wylie & Bisset are one of Scotland’s longest established larger independent firms of chartered accountants, providing a full range of services to clients including audit (both internal and external), accountancy and valued added, corporate and personal taxation, business advisory, corporate finance and consultancy services.  The firm operates a dedicated insolvency department which provides debt solutions to both consumers and businesses.

About the job

The role will involve working on the internal audits of a wide range of public sector, social housing and charity clients including a large number of education clients.  Our internal audit client base covers clients throughout the UK and the Internal Audit Senior may be required to travel to service these clients.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Planning internal audit assignments
  • Supervising and reviewing work of junior members of the team
  • Acting as a Senior on internal audit assignments
  • Liaising with clients
  • Taking ownership of all assignments from planning through to completion
  • Attending audit committee meetings
  • Developing and assisting in winning new business
  • Any other appropriate tasks, as directed

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About you

Prospective candidates should have the skills to take the lead role and be confident in liaising with clients and provide reliable support to the management team and Partners.  Degree-qualified in an appropriate discipline or with an appropriate level of experience, you will have prior internal audit experience and, ideally, will hold or be working towards a professional qualification (eg, ACCA, IIA). Support in relation to gaining a professional qualification will be given if appropriate.

Personal Qualities

  • Proven organisational skills
  • Takes ownership of the task
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Enthusiastic, results driven, co-operative
  • Positive and confident approach to work
  • Client focussed
  • Quality approach to work (first time, on time, every time)
  • Can work effectively in a team environment or on own initiative

Other Information

Based:  The role will be based at our Bath Street offices

Hours:  37.5 hours/week, Mon-Fri

Salary:  Competitive


  • We have developed a set of Expected Behaviours which form part of every role profile and contribute to positive culture
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • Full driving licence beneficial
  • Travel will be expected (some overnight stays)
  • Full training support will be considered

To apply, please send a current CV plus covering letter to state your interest in the role to