UKI Assurance - Public Sector Audit Senior/Assistant Manager - Midlands
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Birmingham, England, GB
17d ago

UKI Assurance - Public Sector Audit Senior / Assistant Manager - Midlands Are you good at seeing the big picture? Then join EY to gain experiences that will last a lifetime.

We are looking for an Audit Senior / Assistant Manager with public sector specialist audit knowledge to join our team as we are experiencing tremendous growth.

We are 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 will need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes.

If you are serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you. We have invested heavily to build our Government & Public Sector (GPS) audit service line, and this investment aligns with our firm objective of Building a Better Working World .

Members of our GPS audit team are responsible for delivering the work on our public sector clients that comprise Local Government, Health, Housing, Higher Education and charitable organisations.

We are now one of the largest providers of public sector audit in the UK with :

  • A growing team of 240 skilled and qualified audit specialists with an excellent knowledge of public sector challenges and thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and applicable professional standards.
  • Specialist information and documentation tools to ensure our teams can efficiently and effectively deliver their responsibilities and meet our clients’ high expectations.
  • A dedicated public sector technical support network to provide our teams with the professional infrastructure they need to respond to central government accounting or audit issues and to deliver our engagements.
  • The opportunity With opportunities based in our Midlands office, you’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements 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 key responsibilities Everything you do will come back to providing exceptional audit service for our clients, with colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds.

    You'll also be introduced to career challenges that will take you into exciting new professional territory. Your goal will be to help clients achieve their potential -

    and you can expect to do the same.

  • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leads updated on audit engagements.
  • Ensuring engagements are executed in accordance with the firm's methodologies and guidance, professional standards, and regulatory requirements.
  • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills.
  • Engaging clients and demonstrating professionalism throughout the process.
  • Constantly developing your understanding of public sector service developments and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues.
  • Understanding our clients’ unique statutory responsibilities, ambitions and needs and referring them to other teams and areas to broaden the business insight we provide.
  • Skills and attributes for success

  • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements
  • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills
  • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • ACA / CA / ACCA (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification) -preferably first time passes
  • Significant experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management
  • Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements.
  • Ideally, you’ll also have :

  • Previous experience in a public sector audit environment
  • What we look 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. What working 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 from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you 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.

    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 you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make your mark.

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