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EY Audit Senior / Assistant Manager – UKFS Audit - Insurance - Manchester / Leeds in Manchester, United Kingdom

Audit Senior / Assistant Manager – UKFS Audit - Insurance - Manchester / Leeds


Requisition # MAN002GF

Post Date Jan 07, 2020

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across the Financial Services industry, with a focus on Insurance clients.


You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Your keyresponsibilities

Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Leading fieldwork, managingperformance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements

  • Completing audit processesand documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and businessskills

  • Engaging clients andproviding authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions

  • Constantly developing yourunderstanding of current market trends and processes and sharing yourknowledge to develop junior colleagues

  • Understanding our clients’unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teamsand areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • Experience working as anExternal Auditor in a public accounting firm

  • ACA/ACCA/CA qualified orinternational equivalent

  • Experience leading theplanning, execution and reporting on audits in the Financial Services sector

  • Working knowledge of IFRS

  • Experience working with Insurance clients with an audit focus

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management

  • The flexibility to constantly learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment

What welook for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

Whatworking at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching fromsome of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop newskills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibilityto handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY iscommitted to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexibleworking arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people,enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to buildyour career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While ourclient-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times bebased at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you toachieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible.