Assistant Manager, Audit & Assurance, Financial Services

Posted 18 September by Deloitte

Your opportunity
Deloitte's Scottish financial services practice is our largest financial services practice outside London and specialises in the provision of audit and assurance services to the financial service industry.
External audit is core to our business and we leverage this skill set to support our clients on assurance engagements in areas such as accounting and regulatory change, client money, internal audit, treasury and prudential risk, transaction services and finance transformation. Continued growth of our practice has created a need to recruit experienced professionals specialising in the Banking, Investment Management and Insurance sectors.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?
For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role
We are looking to expand our team of focused, aspirational and collaborative practitioners, and as such we are offering the opportunity to join as an Assistant Manager to support this challenging and diverse business. Deloitte offers a unique career opportunity in a supportive, challenging and fast-growing environment.

As a member of our team, reporting to a Manager or Senior Manager, and on certain engagements to a Director or Partner, you will:

  • Field manage audit engagements, including management of client relationships;

  • Plan and deliver a range of audit and assurance services;

  • Supervise teams to successfully execute engagements and mentor more junior members of staff;

  • Help to drive our continuous improvement in audit methodology and develop new ways of working through innovation and transformation; and

  • Participate in practice management activities, including facilitation of internal training courses and staff development.

Your work, your choice
Deloitte has recently been named as the most family-friendly large private sector employer in Scotland. For us, winning this award reflects the work done by people at every level of Deloitte to make our working culture one that helps everyone get a balance between work and home life that is right for them.

At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

You will be based in either the Deloitte Edinburgh or Glasgow office, however travel will be required for client based projects. Whilst working with the local market is our priority, our clients are varied, helping enable our people to get the best experience and develop as professionals. Accordingly, we do spend time on site with regional and London based clients. We specify full mobility for our audit roles but we make arrangements respectfully.

Work pattern:
This is a permanent contract opportunity.

Your professional experience
A successful candidate is likely to possess some or all of the following characteristics:

  • Candidates should be auditors and hold a relevant accounting qualification, such as the ACA or ACCA
  • Experience performing external audits and assurance engagements;
  • Experience managing small to medium sized audit engagements and managing audit teams;
  • Knowledge of auditing techniques including risk assessment, scoping, devising and audit approach, controls testing and substantive testing;
  • Report writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communications skills;
  • Management and organisational skills; and
  • Proven ability to use initiative, adapt solve problems.
Your service line: Audit & Assurance
In an industry best known for looking back, Deloitte looks beyond.
Our Audit & Assurance team understand the most important decisions are the ones we are yet to make. Crafting the future in an informed and clear-sighted way means understanding current conditions, as well as the trends that are shaping tomorrow. That is why we use our expertise in audit to show where things stand now, and to help inform the next step. With the assurance we provide, we help our clients to look ahead with strength and confidence across all of their accounting, regulatory and transaction needs.

Innovation is the key, underpinned by audit quality. You will be joining a diverse team of experts capable of delivering meaningful and durable change for both our clients and our profession.

For full job description please see our Career Site

Requisition code: 178590

Reference: 40901784

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