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NAS Financial Reporting Senior Manager

Grant Thornton UK
Cardiff County, Wales, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Accountant
Contract Type
Full Time
More than you expected

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.



Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals.

The National Assurance Services ("NAS") team is the firm's centre of technical excellence for assurance and financial reporting. Drawing on our strong relationships with regulators, standard setters and the people in our firm, we provide innovative, practical and robust solutions to auditing and financial reporting matters that support audit engagement teams with the delivery of high-quality audits.

We're happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we'll support you to balance your work and life.

A look into the role

The NAS team assist the audit practice with accounting and corporate reporting related consultations, and compliance reviews of annual reports and accounts (ARAs) prior to signing the audit report. Team members will also provide local office support to the audit practice.

The Senior Manager will primarily be responsible for second review of technical accounting queries and hot reviews prepared by first reviewers. They may also be required to be on the Helpdesk. The SM will also be responsible for leading activities relating to subject matter specialism and other departmental 'nonreactive' activities.

The SM will be able to fulfil their reactive work responsibilities to a high quality, in a cost and time efficient manner with limited risk to the practice, without supervision. You will oversee junior members to ensure they understand complex

accounting principles and how to manage risk associated with different consultations.

The SM will also be responsible for various other departmental operational responsibilities.

Knowing you're right for us

Joining us as a Financial Reporting Senior Manager, the minimum criteria you'll need is a professional qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA) with previous experience of working in a similar role within an accountancy practice.

You will need a strong understanding of accounting frameworks (UK adopted IFRS and UK GAAP), statutory and other regulatory requirements.

You will need to adapt your style to best interact with audit engagement teams from different backgrounds and levels of experience.

Knowing we're right for you

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

Our open and accessible culture means you'll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That's why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.

Beyond the job

Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you're with outside of work matter, that's why we're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you'll be giving back to society. It's that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what's right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It's how it should be.


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