Manager/Senior Manager, Insurance Advisory, Audit & Assurance, Bristol / Cardiff
Your opportunity Our financial services audit and assurance team is one of the principal practices in the regions. Due to recent successes in the insurance sector we are looking to recruit at Manager and Senior Manager levels to support the delivery of advisory services to our clients. Our insurance clients include FTSE listed entities, foreign and privately owned organisations operating across the life & pensions and property & casualty sectors. As part of our successful team you will play an important role in maintaining and growing the practice and developing our people. The team has a number of existing client engagements including internal audit outsource and co-source and advisory projects across accounting standards change, finance transformation, risk, controls and other areas. In addition, we are seeing increasing demand from large and high profile clients for short and medium term secondments into their finance functions. Due to the publication of IFRS 17 Insurance contracts in 2017, many of our clients across the insurance industry are asking for support from us as they assess, design and implement this fundamental change in accounting and look to address the impacts to their business model and financial reporting. This gives us opportunities for our insurance practitioners to assist our clients in areas such as reporting process and controls design and implementation, operating model, and finance transformation, working closely with actuarial, consulting and risk advisory colleagues. 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 As a Manager/Senior Manager you will work with a wide range of clients across the insurance sector. You will have the opportunity to travel within the UK, and potentially overseas, to work on clients and engagements that are of most interest to you. As we look to further expand our footprint in the insurance market you will also have the opportunity to participate in business development activities. Part of our role gives you the opportunity to work with subject matter experts in areas such as actuarial, prudential regulation, conduct risk; and apply your financial services and insurance knowledge to practical business scenarios. Deloitte offers successful candidates a unique career opportunity in a supportive, stimulating and fast growing environment. Career promotion and advancement will be on the basis of achievement rather than tenure. We take your development very seriously and foster a nurturing environment. Our appraisal process is structured, transparent and interactive - you will receive continuous training and on-going supportive feedback to achieve the goals that you set yourself. We will provide you with the tools to reach your full potential and beyond with no barriers. As a Senior Manager in our practice, you will be a leader of the team and support the directors and partners in driving the business and the team forward. Responsibilities You will be responsible for: * Managing client relationships * Developing advisory opportunities with new and existing clients * Building relationships with experts across Deloitte to deliver client focused business solutions * Working with our clients on implementing or reviewing aspects of their processes * Designing, developing and implementing corporate governance operating models and organisation design * Designing, developing and implementing risk appetite and overall risk management strategies * Providing considered views and impact assessment of current and emerging regulations on operations of Financial Services institutions; * As a Senior Manager, taking on a leadership role within the team and wider practice, supporting the growth of the team and business * Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution. Your work, your choice 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. Location: Bristol or Cardiff with some domestic travel for client-based projects Work pattern: This is a permanent full-time contract opportunity. Your professional experience To qualify for the role you must have: * A relevant professional qualification (e.g.