EY UKI Assurance,Goverment & Public Sector - Audit Assistant Manager - Edinburgh/Glasgow in Scotland, United Kingdom

Title: UKI Assurance,Goverment & Public Sector - Audit Assistant Manager - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Location: GB-Scotland-Edinburgh

Job Number: EDI000LM

UKI Assurance, Government & Public Sector - Audit Assistant Manager - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Are you good at seeing the bigger picture? Then join EY for experiences that will last a lifetime.

There has 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 develop your skills and knowledge in a collegiate, flexible working environment.

EY’s Government & Public sector (GPS) Audit practice is one of the largest providers of external audit services in the sector. We want individuals like you to join our diverse and talented team to progress your career with a development path that includes the chance to enhance your sector knowledge, as well as working across our broader Assurance business.

Our team has demonstrated market leading growth consistently over a number of years and has set an ambitious plan for the future. We work with a variety of local and central government organisations including local councils, hospitals and the emergency services. As well as delivering financial statement audits, the team also produce value for money and grant certification work alongside assurance engagements including internal audit, investigations and governance reviews.

Our work in government and public sector is a key part of EY’s purpose; to build a better working world for us all. Everyone in our team believes that individually and collectively we can make that difference in the public sector.


As a GPS Audit Assistant Manager you will:

  • Execute Client Audits with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and technical accounting matters.

  • Complete fieldwork on client sites to ensure delivery of the Audit process

  • Work closely with other teams and service lines as required to help ensure the smooth delivery of client services.

  • Remain informed about technical and regulatory accounting change ensuring quality throughout delivery of all services

  • Act as a role model for more junior members of the team, providing on-the-job coaching.

In addition to a highly competitive remuneration package you will benefit from:

  • Exposure to working with some of the largest and most complex government and public sector entities

  • A fast paced and dynamic environment at the cutting edge of technical accounting excellence

  • Working in a regional platform fully supported by investment and infrastructure backing our national assurance offering

  • Coaching, mentoring and development in both personal and technical skills to help you achieve the most from your career

  • Working for an employer where flexible working is fully endorsed and diversity is highly valued


EY are focussed on creating the highest performing teams. You should have experience in the following:

  • Thorough expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP, IFRS or recognised equivalent) and in related financial reporting matters

  • At least 3 years experience in the provision of external audit services to multiple clients/entities in the government and public sectors

  • Proven experience in using Global Audit Methodology to perform engagements in compliance with auditing standards

  • CA/ACCA/CIPFA qualification (or recognised equivalent) ideally with first time passes

Opening Date - 13th July 2017

Location - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Salary - Competitive

Multiple roles available

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.