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Public Sector - Audit Assistant Manager

Forvis Mazars
Shieldfield, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 25, 2024

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Full Time
At Forvis Mazars, we're agile enough to embrace change and deliver impact. This means we encourage people to feel empowered to be part of the future direction of the firm. We're constantly improving the way we work, so that we enhance the solutions we offer. So, you'll have a big say in the way your role and your team works.

Our Audit team here at Forvis Mazars specialises in delivering high quality services to our clients. Our specialist Public Sector team provides distinctive audit and advisory services across five sectors - local government, central government, health and social care, education, housing and charities. At Forvis Mazars you will be able to bring your authentic self to work. We will support you with your career progression, work life balance and wellbeing.

About the role
  • As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will lead multiple audit engagements, overseeing and developing junior staff.
  • You will work closely with clients and be committed to providing an exceptional service.
  • You will be responsible for the day-to-day management of stakeholder relationships at audited entities and can expect to work with senior level staff.
  • You will work closely with Senior leaders up to Partner level.

What are we looking for?
  • ACA / CA / ACCA (or equivalent) qualification.
  • Experience of leading external audits from planning through to completion.
  • Relevant public services sector audit experience.
  • Up to date technical knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Experience of managing, training and coaching audit trainees.

About Forvis Mazars

Forvis Mazars is a leading global professional services network. The network operates under a single brand worldwide, with just two members: Forvis Mazars LLP in the United States and Forvis Mazars Group SC, an internationally integrated partnership operating in over 100 countries and territories.

Both member firms share a commitment to providing an unmatched client experience, delivering audit & assurance, tax and advisory services around the world. Together, our strategic vision strives to move our clients, people, industry and communities forward. Through our reach and areas of expertise, we help organisations respond to emerging sustainability issues in the global marketplace including human rights, climate change, environmental impacts and culture.

We are one diverse, multicultural, multi-generational team with a huge sense of connection and belonging. This is a place where you can take ownership of your career, get involved, believe in yourself and put your ideas into action.

At Forvis Mazars, we empower our people and celebrate individuality. We thrive on teamwork and are agile. We have bold foresight and give people the freedom to make a personal contribution to our shared purpose. We support one another to deliver quality, create change and have a deeper understanding, to help make an impact so that everyone can reach their full potential.

Forvis Mazars recently moved into the grade II-listed ‘The Corner' in the heart of Newcastle. The Corner provides a bright, spacious, and flexible working environment, which will be part of the vibrant Newcastle business community.

The move underscores our confidence in the continued growth of the team for years to come. Our team of chartered accountants in Newcastle has excellent knowledge of the local business environment within the city and throughout the wider North East. The firm is equipped to help with services including audits, accountancy, tax, consulting, and technology assurance.

Being inclusive is core to our culture at Forvis Mazars; we want to ensure everyone, whether in the recruitment process or beyond is fully supported to be their unique self. To read more about our approach click here

Our aim is to make the recruitment process as accessible and inclusive as possible - please contact us to discuss any changes you may require so we can work with you to support you throughout your application.

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