Grant Thornton Ireland

Assistant Manager - Financial Service Audit

Location
Kildare
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
16 Aug 2022
Closes
25 Aug 2022
Ref
JR4628
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Assistant Manager - Financial Service Audit

The financial services industry is a fast-paced exciting place to work. This role provides strong candidates with the opportunity to become a key part of a rapidly growing area of the business, and offers highly attractive career development and progression opportunities. There is a dedicated and highly motivated team in place that is seeking a like-minded individual to assist with our expanding portfolio of audit clients. We are looking to recruit at levels, in particular at Assistant Manager and Manager. You will be self-motivated, capable of working on your own initiative and have the ability to plan, control and complete audit engagements for a diverse portfolio of financial services clients. You will have direct access to partners and the ability to provide a valued opinion within the team. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. Our portfolio consists of hedge funds, SPVs and banks. We have grown a strong team over the past 3 years with 40 dedicated audit staff in our Kildare office - with wider support from over 300 other experienced professionals including partners in the Dublin, Galway and Cork offices.

Main responsibilities:

  • Taking responsibility for a portfolio of financial services clients
  • Assisting and motivating the team, allocating administration tasks (including staff and job allocation) job planning, training needs, staff issues, identification of resources required etc.
  • Acting as a technical resource for financial services covering a range of accounting standards to include US GAAP, IFRS and Irish GAAP. This will include training and the production of internal and external technical information
  • Supervising and training more junior members of the team to ensure that firm standards are maintained throughout the entire audit process
  • Reviewing the work of the staff and seniors
  • Managing work in progress, billing, cash collection and budgeting.

Skills and attributes:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Audit experience of financial services entities preferable (or potentially recent audit experience together with experience of working in the financial services sector)
  • Working knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and Irish GAAP
  • The ability to motivate and manage staff under tight deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Portfolio management experience
  • Electronic auditing experience
  • Proven network of contacts in financial services
  • Experience of working as part of a team supporting others
  • Commercially aware.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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