Grant Thornton Ireland

Financial Services Audit Manager

01 May 2019
31 May 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Audit Manager – Financial Services

Reporting to: Director/Associate Director

Grant Thornton has experienced significant growth in recent years, and is regarded as the accountancy firm with the greatest organic growth in Ireland. Grant Thornton International has continued to achieve substantial growth annually, and is the 5th largest international accountancy network globally. In Ireland our Financial Services offering has grown considerably over the last number years. Our Financial Services audit division has experienced exceptional growth and specialises in providing auditing and assurance services to the following market sectors:

  • Asset management - hedge funds, mutual funds, private equity funds, investment managers, administrators, stockbrokers, special purpose vehicles and section 110 companies
  • Banking
  • Insurance - general insurance, life insurance, reinsurance, captives and brokers

Arising from this growth we are seeking to strengthen our existing financial services audit team with managers to meet the needs of current and future clients.


You will be self-motivated, capable of working on your own initiative and have the ability to manage audit engagements. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. The position attracts a competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.

Duties & responsibilities

  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Associate Directors and above
  • Be involved in the financial management of clients
  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to development of your technical knowledge and that of your team
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Keep up to date with developments in financial services nationally and internationally
  • Continue to develop client relationships and business development

Position requirements

  • qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or similar qualification) with strong experience in auditing and controls testing;
  • experience in the financial services industry is required with a focus on one or more of the market sectors outlined;
  • experienced at managing teams;
  • working knowledge of IFRS, US GAAP and/or Irish GAAP;
  • the ability to motivate and manage staff under tight deadlines;
  • excellent communication skills both written and oral;
  • strong technical knowledge;
  • capable of working on your own initiative;
  • commercially aware;
  • ambitious and want to pursue a career in practice

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

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs