Non-Executive Director


Johnston Carmichael

Johnston Carmichael, Scotland’s largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers is seeking a dynamic individual to join as a Non-Executive Director to their Audit Board. Established in 1936, our firm has over 850 staff and 69 partners and is a member of the Moore Global Network, connecting to 30,000 professionals across 260 firms and 100 countries.

They believe that ultimately audits are about people and the firm aims to cultivate an environment of chemistry and curiosity to foster relationships necessary for constructive challenge and value addition. This involves a steadfast focus on comprehending diverse business models and devising audit procedures tailored to challenge each entity effectively. The goal is to consistently deliver authentic audit quality, acknowledged by all relevant stakeholders, including regulators and shareholders.

About the role

As part of the implementation of the revised Audit Firm Governance Code, Johnston Carmichael is establishing an Audit Board to ensure stringent oversight and governance of its Audit and Assurance Business Line. The chosen candidate will play a pivotal role in fortifying the foundations of the firm’s audit service quality. This position offers a distinctive opportunity to contribute to a firm that has experienced significant growth and is dedicated to fostering a culture of high performance.

About you

We’re looking for a seasoned professional with extensive knowledge of the UK audit market, regulatory frameworks, and audit reform initiatives. Experience as a partner in an audit practice or in senior finance roles with exposure to external audit is essential. Previous involvement with governance structures, particularly Audit Committees, is highly desirable.

We warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including those from under-represented groups.

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For more information, or an informal initial discussion, please contact Lindsay Cramond on 0131 539 7087

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Non-Executive Director

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