Audit Senior Assistant Manager (Assurance)
Based in Glasgow or Edinburgh From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities. The opportunity You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us. Your key responsibilities Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries. Skills and attributes for success • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible To qualify for the role you must have • ACA/CA/ACCA (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification) -preferably first time passes • Significant experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits • Proven project management skills • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management • Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements. Ideally, you’ll also have: Experience using SOX 404 and applying UK GAAP and IFRS What working at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer: - Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around - Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career - The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you Make your mark. Apply now Who we are EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.