New Business Audit Director/Partner

Full Time

Are you an experienced Audit Director wanting a unique and fresh career opportunity to develop and progress your career to the next level, and deliver quality audit outcomes and excellent client service, then Dains Accountants would like to hear from you.

Hear what our CEO, Richard McNeilly has to say about this role below:

Dains is the fastest-growing accountancy firm in the Accountancy Age Top 50 + 50 rankings and now ranks 33rd largest nationally. A former winner of the mid-tier firm of the year at the British Accountancy Awards, Dains has developed a compelling audit proposition, which has led to a stellar client base, operating across a broad range of sectors.

Dains Accountants believe in delivering the highest standard of work with integrity and client understanding.  So much so, we are launching a new audit offering to dedicated and ambitious audit professionals.

We are recruiting for a New Business Audit Director/Partner to head and lead a new team. You will be the Responsible Individual on all complex audits and take pride in supporting the client relationship from initial engagement to completion, as well as implementing a team of audit professionals to manage the client delivery.

This opportunity will suit an Audit Director looking to further develop client relationships, and lead and drive business opportunities whilst ensuring quality is not compromised.

Working alongside a dedicated business development team and an enviable group of corporate tax, employment tax, private client, VAT and Customs, forensic accounting, and corporate finance professionals you will enjoy the support of a wider team, who share the excitement of portfolio development.

The audit team comprise 60 audit professionals with year-on-year revenue growth in double digits since 2007.

If you are after a complete change of scenery we have the same role available in our Glasgow office at William Duncan who form part of the Dains Group of Companies.


  • Hold a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA) or equivalent

  • Hold a current (RI) practising certificate

  • Have a genuine desire to develop client relationships and new business

  • Experience networking and leading complex audits across multiple sectors

  • Proven success leading and developing an audit team

About Dains - Top 60 firm, Investors in People, Climate Positive Company and Workforce

Our Commitment to you

Job CategoryAudit
Benefit 1.25 days annual leave (plus normal statutory bank holidays, increases with length of service)
Benefit 2.Buy and sell annual leave
Benefit 3.Greener car scheme
Benefit 4.Flexible benefits
Benefit 5.Hybrid and smart working options
Benefit 6.Shopping discounts
Benefit 7.Contributory pension
Benefit 8.Private medical cover

How to Apply

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job you are applying for).

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Application Process

Step 1

Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to Nicola Jones.

Step 2

If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

Step 3

Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

Step 4

You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.