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:
Your work, your choice
- 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.
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.
This is a permanent contract opportunity.Your professional experience
A successful candidate is likely to possess some or all of the following characteristics:
Your service line: Audit & Assurance
- 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.
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.Personal independence
Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.About Deloitte
Our Purpose & Strategy
To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent. What do we do?
Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe
The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Central Mediterranean (Italy, Greece, Malta), Ireland, the Middle East (Bahrain, Cyprus, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Oman, Palestinian Ruled Territories, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen), the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,700 partners and over 50,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people. What do we value?
What brings us all together at Deloitte? It's how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for maximum impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most. Being a Leader at Deloitte
Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work - and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we're looking for:
- We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
- We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
- We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
- We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
- We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.
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