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Audit Director

About the role

Saffery Champness is a firm of chartered accountants and business advisers, with 80 Partners and over 700 staff across nine offices in the UK, plus offices in Ireland, Guernsey, Switzerland and the UAE. All Partners and staff are bound by shared values, ensuring excellence and integrity in all work undertaken and being enthusiastic and collegiate in working together to achieve the very best outcomes for their clients.

Saffery Champness is a member of Nexia International, a leading global network of independent accounting and consulting firms. This network connects the business to over 250 other member firms in 120 countries across the globe. Strengths lie in private wealth, owner-managed businesses, real estate, landed estates and rural businesses, sports and entertainment, not-for-profit organisations, professional firms and consulting businesses.


The Role

The business is looking to further strengthen its Audit offering in Edinburgh and recruit a Senior Manager or Director level Audit professional to join at Director level. The successful candidate will have a very clear and realistic route to Partner level within 18 – 36 months of joining, depending on experience and performance.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Technical excellence in the delivery of fee-earning work
  • Business Development and marketing to grow both the corporate and not for profit client base
  • Take a leading role in winning tender processes for new clients
  • Mentoring, development and coaching of Audit team


The successful candidate will be a fully qualified Audit professional, looking to progress their career. RI Audit ambition is a must for this role. Candidates may currently be operating at Senior Manager, Associate Director or Director level. This role, and the opportunity to contribute strongly to the continued growth of Saffery Champness, offers real prospects for career development and progression.

Interested candidates should send their CV, with full remuneration details, to Graham Burns of FWB Park Brown at

For a confidential conversation, please call Graham on 07738 182813.