Senior Equity Analyst, Emerging Issues Group, Audit & Assurance, UK-Wide – 18 month FTC
Deloitte AU
St. Albans, South, United Kingdom
2d ago

Your opportunity

The role of audit is changing, and so too are the skills we are looking for to help drive this change and transformation in our business.

As such, we are looking to recruit a forward thinking analyst with risk sensing capabilities who can help us to monitor the companies we audit more closely.

This exciting role will help us to interpret the signals and try and spot issues earlier, enabling us to take preventive action.

We are proud to offer flexible working arrangements which allow our people to choose the most suitable working arrangement that works for them.

Whether this is working 4 days per week, taking the summer months off work, or more flexibility around your working pattern, we consider both formal and informal working arrangements that allow our people and the entities we audit the best outcome.

If you would like to hear more about our flexible working arrangements, please let us know.

Are 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 role

The purpose of this role is to help with the delivery of the strategic change activities required to take the Audit Emerging Issues Group (EIG) to the next level in the UK and more widely across Deloitte North South Europe.

One of the key activities will be to broaden the skillset of both the central Emerging Issues Group team and our audit partners, directors and manager to include a greater understanding of market signals and greater awareness of fraud risks.

There are a variety of external indicators (e.g. short selling, adverse analyst reports, media investigations) that auditors can use to highlight concerns of business health years in advance of potential issues becoming well known.

This role will help the audit teams to make better use of the information and resources available to spot these potential issues more quickly.


The Senior Equity Analyst will work directly with the EIG Partner and Director team to help deliver our strategic change activities in this area.

These activities are likely to include :

  • Support the development of core EIG activities through working with the team to :
  • oIdentify new financial data sources for EIG to monitor to help identify red flags’ and external


    oProvide training for the EIG team to help understand and interpret markets data (

    oEstablish new processes to monitor and interpret analyst reports

    oAssist with in depth risk sensing analysis where we have significant concerns regarding an

    entity or for significant new potential audit opportunities

  • Engage with the audit partner group, through presentations and where appropriate individual discussions, to help them bring an analyst’ mind-set to the audit risk assessment process and identification of fraud risks
  • Provide input into and potentially assist with delivery of fraud training for auditors
  • Your work, your choice

    At 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 businesses.

    Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

    Location : We can be flexible on which UK location this role will be based, however the individual will be required to travel to London and possibly Cardiff for meetings.

    Work pattern : This is an 18 month fixed-term contract opportunity. The role can be worked on a full time or part-time basis.

    Your professional experience


  • Experienced professional analyst with experience of working at a leading analyst firm or bank
  • Experience of researching / analysing a variety of industry sectors across both corporate financial services a
  • Awareness of audit, current challenges in the profession (e.g. Audit Product of the Future and the Brydon’ review)
  • Effective presentation, communication and team work skills both with partners and less experienced people in the EIG team
  • Desirable

  • In-depth knowledge of specific sectors
  • Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in some of the larger geographies applicable to Deloitte’s North South Europe coverage
  • Your service line : Audit & Assurance

    In 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.

    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 stakeholders. Personal independence

    Regulation 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 Deloitte

    Our Purpose & Strategy

    To 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 Europe

    The 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.

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    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 Deloitte

    Cultural 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.



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