Remote Audit Manager, Subsidiary and Group Audits, Audit and Assurance, UK Wide, Part-time/full time

Basic informationLocationBirmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds, London, NewcastleService lineAudit & AssuranceDate published23-Jun-2021Req #6125Job descriptionYour opportunityThis isn’t your typical Audit Manager role. The audits within the Portfolio Subsidiaries team are delivered remotely, which offers flexibility as to when and where you work within the UK. Our award-winning flexible working culture could help you achieve the kind of work life balance you’re looking for and working pattern which works for you.  As part of a newly established and growing team of specialists that focus on the audits of subsidiaries of both international groups and some of our largest UK clients, the role is technically challenging, highly rewarding and has great career prospects.Almost all of the work can be undertaken remotely, or from a UK Deloitte office.  This means there is very little travel involved and it gives our people the option to choose their working pattern (whether this is full time, part time, more flexibility around working pattern or simply taking the Summer months off)In this role, you’ll get to manage whole audits through from start to finish, across a wide client portfolio and varied industry sectors. Our client portfolio consists of subsidiaries of large UK and international groups. What’s different about this Audit Manager role is that in your day to day work you will be project managing the delivery of audits in liaison with UK and international group audit teams, leveraging their audit fieldwork where possible and coordinating local testing as required as opposed to leading on-site audits.Join us and you’ll be joining a growing team of proud, highly motivated people who are successfully helping to deliver outstanding quality audit engagements on the subsidiaries of our largest clientsAre 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 roleAs a qualified accountant with experience managing external audits, you will join our trusted team which manages the delivery of subsidiary statutory audits. You will work alongside the group audit teams, both UK and international, in order to support the delivery of the subsidiary audits in line with ISAs(UK) requirements and providing an end to end audit solution. As a qualified and experienced accountant, you will join our trusted team which works alongside and supports our client engagement teams who manage some of our large group external group audits.As a central resource our remote team plays a hugely important role supporting the delivering of the audit of multiple entities within these groups by providing an end to end audit solution.You will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of clients across multiple industry sectors. The breadth and complexity of work on offer presents ample opportunity to progress your career in whichever way you choose within a Big 4 firm. But it's also our teamsteam’s ability to deliver efficient, reliable and cost-effective working practices that makes us really shine. And we'll make sure you do too. Thanks to the wealth of training and development opportunities available, we'll make sure your technical and soft skills keep you ahead of the game.Your key responsibilities will include:      Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution, alongside both UK based and international colleagues       Managing the end to end delivery of subsidiary statutory audits, in liaison with the group audit teams·     Helping support, develop and manage our onshore and International audit teams to enable them to successfully execute and deliver high quality audit work      Managing client relationships and key internal stakeholder relationships on a day to day basis      Helping to drive our continuous improvement in audit methodology and develop new ways of working through innovation and transformation      Providing added value for group engagement teams and the wider Audit practice, supporting them in delivering our distinctive client experience Your work, your choiceAt 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. Our team members work a variety of agile working patterns. Tell us what arrangement works for you and we’ll try to accommodate. If you would like to hear more about the flexible working arrangements, please let us knowLocation: Whilst you have the option to work from home as much, or little as you wish, you will also be aligned to a Deloitte office with reference to your UK geographical location. This is to enable you easy access to a Deloitte workspace should the need, or personal preference arise.Work pattern: This is a permanent contract opportunityYour professional experience·       Relevant CA/ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent);·       Experience as an external audit manager with a sound understanding of risk management ·       Knowledge of external auditing techniques (including risk assessment, audit scoping, devising audit approach, controls testing, substantive testing) and,  ideally, experience of using data analytics and other IT assisted audit techniques·       Previous experience of working with IFRS or UK GAAP reporting standards·       Firm understanding of ethics, independence and client data security·       Highly motivated approach, with a proven ability to work on own initiative·       Ability to develop effective client relationships·       Ability to build strong working relationships with other stakeholders and team members·       Strong project management skills, including team management·       Capability to constructively challenge and demonstrate discretion·       Demonstrates initiative, proactivity, professionalism and confidence·      An eye for detail, effective interpersonal skills and a healthy professional scepticismYour service line: Audit & AssuranceIn 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 independenceRegulation 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 DeloitteOur Purpose & StrategyTo 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 EuropeThe 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 DeloitteCultural 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.