Assurance Senior Manager, Guernsey, Channel Islands

St. Peter Port
Competitive remuneration package
31 May 2024
30 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Job description

The opportunity

To lead multiple engagements whilst providing support and encouragement to your team/s, reporting directly to the manager/director/Partner. The role offers the opportunity to coach and develop others, whilst working on your personal development and achieving your own career goals, working across multiple Financial Services engagements enhancing your technical knowledge and your social skills. You will play a vital role in helping us Build a Better Working World for the future of Assurance.

Your key responsibilities

Your responsibilities will be split across two areas; your clients and your people/teams:

Client responsibilities:

  • Challenge the audit approach and translate the planned audit strategy into effective audit procedures, with the support of your team.
  • Take responsibility for the delivery and completion of the wider audit, in addition to allocated audit areas.
  • Deliver the assurance service for the set assignment both effectively and efficiently.
  • Gather and analyse new and prior year data, performing detailed audit testing in accordance with the agreed audit plan.
  • Review the work completed by more junior team members, for sign off by the manager/senior manager/partner.
  • Identify business development and sales opportunities with existing and new clients.
  • Generate new ideas to maximise assignment profitability.
  • Lead discussions on potential client and business issues, for example by using the firm’s knowledge resources.
  • Assess the impact of audit findings and discuss these with key client contacts.
  • Actively supports innovation, new ways of thinking, the development of new ideas and proactively seeks to utilise digital tools.

People responsibilities:

  • Be proactive about managing your own development, for example exploring secondment opportunities, discussing progression with your counselor, researching new learning and development opportunities available.
  • Coach and guide associates, challenging them in line with their competency.
  • Maintain balance between personal and professional commitments and conscious of well-being of team members.
  • Build and maintain an effective working relationship with clients and their staff.
  • Seek out opportunities to expand and share your knowledge, internally and externally.
  • Commit to keeping your direct supervisor updated with progress reports and potential issues.
  • Continuously strive to seek feedback on your personal performance, both your strengths and areas for improvement.

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for this role, you must have:

  • Professionally recognised chartered/certified accountant qualification (ACA, ACCA, CA or equivalent international qualification)
  • Minimum of 8 years of external audit experience, with industry sector expertise
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and collaborate effectively with others

Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • Experience with a Big 4 firm
  • Project and financial management skills
  • Team and leadership skills
  • Business development skills
  • Experience in the financial services industry
  • Receive support and training to build skills for a bright future. Gain experiences that challenge you. Work in a place that rewards performance. That's what's on offer at EY. After all, our success is founded on yours.
  • Highly competitive remuneration package: Competitive basic salary, discretionary annual bonus, 27 days annual leave, annual personal allowance for health and wellbeing expenses, 2 days volunteering for charitable causes of your choice, matched employer pension contributions of up to 10% and private health insurance including dental cover.
  • Continuous learning: At EY, you'll always have the opportunity to learn and grow. We'll help you develop the mindset and skills you need to succeed in whatever comes next.
  • Success on your terms: We want you to define your own success and we provide flexibility to help you make a meaningful impact in your own way. One of the ways we help you achieve this is through hybrid working arrangements, including options to work from home, a remote working policy and supporting global mobility upon full qualification.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: We value diversity and inclusivity at EY. You'll be welcomed for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others do the same.
  • EY Networks: We have a wide range of internal networks and communities you can get involved in, including Sports & Social, Health & Wellbeing, DE&I, Interfaith working groups, Ability Network and much more. We also support Global Mobility opportunities upon full qualification.
  • Transformational leadership: We believe in your potential to be a leader who can make a difference in the world. That's why we'll give you the insights, coaching and confidence you need to lead effectively.

Who we are

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

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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

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