Audit Assistant Manager - Open to flexibility

£15156 - £16840 per annum pro rata
03 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Contract Type

Audit Assistant Manager - Open to flexibility

There’s never been a better time to join EY. We are growing, winning new clients across all of our service lines, and offering unrivalled opportunities to grow your skills and knowledge in a collegiate, flexible working environment. 

As an Assistant Manager in UK&I Assurance, your main aim will be to provide an independent view on our clients’ compliance with accounting principles. By doing so, you play an important role in helping businesses reflect their financial picture accurately, which in turn protects financial markets.

The nature and extent of our client-base and locations throughout the UK & Ireland means you will work on a portfolio that will reflect your existing experience and your future potential. You will be part of a multidisciplinary team focused on providing services to help your clients respond to regulatory reforms, manage their capital life-cycle and improve their business operations. The opportunity to develop as an individual in audit means the experience you gain is unrivalled from day one. We're a true meritocracy, working as a united team, with transparency and achievability at the heart of the career progression plans we agree with all our professionals. Our continuing success and our strategic plan for 2020 mean there are no limits to how far you can go with us.

Your client responsibilities

  • 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 client’s 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, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments
  • Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in 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 and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Management Letter to be provided to the client

Your people responsibilities

  • Demonstrate the ability to 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 appropriately.
  • 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

  • Fully qualified ACA / ACCA / CPA / CA (ICAEW / ICAS or equivalent international qualifying body) - preferably with first time passes
  • Degree qualified (or equivalent), ideally in a business discipline taught in English
  • Proven experience in the external auditing of complex multi-entity clients in commerce & industry under IFRS or recognised equivalent
  • Experience in / knowledge of UK or US GAAP and/or 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.