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Senior Auditor - Auckland

Grant Thornton New Zealand
Auckland, NZ
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Our team continues to grow! Join a strong and supportive culture!

· Work closely with experienced Partners and Managers

· Develop and grow your career with a mid-sized firm

· Auckland CBD office + WFH options

· $75,000 - 81,000 (dependent on experience)

About our company
Grant Thornton New Zealand is a member of an ambitious global organisation providing audit, tax and advisory services to dynamic organisation's to unlock their potential for growth. Our proactive teams led by approachable partners use insights, experience and instinct to understand complex issues for privately owned, publicly listed and public sector clients.

Our collaborative culture means we share ideas as well as the responsibility for making them happen, and our fresh thinking and agile working helps businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

About the role
We are seeking authentic team members who understand technical aspects, is considered and confident to suggest new or better ways of doing things. We have an open and honest, trusting environment that supports staff development and believe that this enables us to provide quality client service.

You will work closely with experienced Managers and Partners across a variety of industry sectors, liaising directly with the clients and supervising more junior team members. You will build strong relationships with clients and ask questions that cut to the heart of their business to understand the risk, responding with technical expertise, intuition and insight.

  • Lead and manage audit engagements from planning to completion, ensuring compliance with professional standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of clients' business operations, processes, and financial reporting systems.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of internal controls and identify areas for improvement.
  • Prepare and review financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to accounting principles.
  • Supervise and mentor junior team members, providing guidance and support.
  • Collaborate with clients to address their business challenges and help them achieve their objectives.
  • Stay updated with the latest industry regulations and standards.


About you

· Minimum 4 years of experience in external auditing

· Proficient with IFRS standards

· Strong knowledge of auditing principles, practices, and standards.

· Proficiency in using audit software and Microsoft Office suite.

· Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

· Ability to lead and manage a team of auditors.

· Strong written and verbal communication skills.

· Professional certification (e.g., CA, CPA) is preferred

· Bachelor's degree in Accounting or a related field

· Solid organisation and time management

· Experience managing multiple audits simultaneously

· Ability to have fun

About our culture
At Grant Thornton we are committed to growing authentic and inclusive leaders who create a vibrant and innovative working environment that inspire and engage our people to perform to their potential. Our collaborative teams enjoy working together and ensure they are constantly learning, exceeding client requirements and expectations as a result.

Our Partners are down to earth, approachable, and recognize and reward achievements of the team and individuals. We enable our team members to be themselves at work and match drive and commercial acumen with further opportunities to learn and advance. Our recently renovated open plan office promotes open communication, efficiency over excessive work hours and active social and sporting teams.


We offer a competitive remuneration package, a day to volunteer, subsidised gym or sports memberships, flexible working arrangements and on-going professional development. We are also trialing a 9 day fortnight (with the same salary).

Apply today and be more with Grant Thornton!

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