Audit Manager - Open to flexibility

03 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Audit Manager - Open to flexibility

There's never been a better time to join EY. More than 190,000 of us in over 150 countries are united behind delivering quality services that help build trust in economies the world over.

As an Audit Manager in our UK&I Assurance team in our Manchester office, you will play a vital role in helping businesses reflect their financial picture accurately, which in turn protects our clients, their customers and stakeholders, and ultimately the stability of global financial markets.

The nature and extent of our client-base means you will work on a varied portfolio that will reflect your experience and future potential. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team providing services to help your clients respond to regulatory reforms, manage their capital life-cycle and improve their business operations.

Your responsibilities as an Audit Manager/Senior Manager:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters
  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage fieldwork on clients sites including liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit process
  • Demonstrate Business Development skills and identify additional sales opportunities
  • Demonstrate an application and solution-based approach to problem solving
  • Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and related financial reporting matters
  • Demonstrate expertise in using GAM to perform an assurance engagement in compliance with auditing standards
  • Identify areas requiring improvement in the clients' business processes

Your people responsibilities

  • Influence, change and shape the direction of a particular activity, either internally and/or externally
  • Coach other less experienced staff through sharing experience and knowledge
  • Contribute to effective team work in internal engagement situations.
  • Provide on-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the firm’s audit methodology

  Experience / Qualifications required

  • ACA / ACCA / CPA / CA (ICAEW, ICAS or equivalent international awarding body) - preferably first time passes
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent), ideally in a business discipline taught in English
  • Extensive external audit experience in a Big 4 / top tier firm or similar
  • In depth experience in a particular industry sector (manufacturing, telecoms, consumer goods etc.) an advantage but not essential
  • Experience in SOX404 reporting would be advantageous though not essential


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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.