Senior Associate/Assistant Manager, CASS, Audit and Assurance, Leeds

Leeds, UK
Oct 19, 2019
Oct 21, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Your opportunity Deloitte's dynamic and innovative internal audit team provides clients with expert advice on some of the most challenging and complex engagements in the financial services industry. Due to recent marketplace successes we are looking to recruit candidates with relevant experience in areas such as risk management, finance, conduct risk, data, quality assurance and methodology to support the delivery of internal audit and controls advisory services across the South. Our clients include, but are not limited to, Banks, Building Societies, Insurers, Investment and Wealth Managers, Investment and Pension Funds and Private Equity businesses. As part of our successful team you will play an important role in maintaining and growing the practice and developing our people. Deloitte offers successful candidates a unique career opportunity in a supportive, stimulating and fast growing environment. Our appraisal process is structured, transparent and interactive - you will receive continuous training and on-going supportive feedback to achieve the goals that you set yourself. We will provide you with the tools to reach your full potential and beyond with no barriers. Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break? For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application. Your role You will provide internal audit services to our clients on both a co-source and an outsource basis, and advise our clients in areas such as audit methodology, agile audit delivery and functional transformation. In addition, you will have the opportunity to deliver External Quality Assessments as well as ongoing quality assurance support at large and high profile clients. Due to the ongoing focus of regulators and other stakeholders on robust internal controls, many of our clients are asking for support as they design and embed enhanced governance and control frameworks. This offers our internal audit practitioners exciting opportunities to work on a wide range of controls advisory projects.

Actively participating in and managing the delivery of high class internal audit and controls advisory services to a range of clients within the Financial Services sector; Leading project teams and developing junior team members to reach their potential; Regularly using a range of internal audit methodologies and approaches, including advanced techniques such as Data Analytics and Agile Internal Audit; Managing client relationships and working with client staff; Developing internal audit and controls advisory opportunities with new and existing clients; Building relationships with experts across Deloitte to deliver client focused assurance solutions; Working with our clients on implementing or reviewing aspects of their processes; Applying your financial services experience to practical business scenarios; and Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution. Your work, your choice At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

You will be based in a Deloitte Leeds office, however travel will be required for client based projects. We work across industry specialisms - our clients are varied, and vary in location. Whilst some clients are Leeds based, we do spend time on site with regional clients. We specify full mobility for our audit roles but we make arrangements respectfully. Work pattern: This is a permanent role. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is interesting as a permanent role with a degree of flexibility please do discuss with us. Your professional experience To qualify for the role you must: Have excellent interpersonal skills and can work on your own initiative. Have Financial Services experience, either as part of a Financial Services Institution or in an audit, advisory or business consulting capacity in: oInvestment Management and/ or oStock broking Have an excellent academic track record. Graduates with a professional accounting qualification (or working towards a professional qualification) are our preferred candidates but we will consider all candidates that have very strong and proven CASS technical skills. Significant relevant consulting, risk management or business expertise within an investment manager or stock broker. Good knowledge of the wider financial services industry, and the regulatory environment. Excellent analytical skills and the ability to understand regulation and apply it to different business scenarios. Be a CASS specialist already or have some knowledge and a keen desire to develop this into a specialist skill set. Aptitude for development of the following skills would also be essential: Engagement/Project management in financial services institutions Strong leadership skills and the ability to work under own initiative and in many different and challenging environments. Strong team building skills Strong presentation, business writing and professional standards Ability to identify sales opportunities and progress in conjunction with other team members. Proven delivery in sales negotiation and conclusion. A good working knowledge of key aspects of the CASS sourcebook. The successful applicant will have a strong technical knowledge in the following areas: Client Assets A good working knowledge of key aspects of the CASS sourcebook. An understanding of the changes introduced through PS14/9 Financial Services Regulation A good understanding of the key aspects of financial services regulation in the investment management / stock broking industry. Personal skills Highly motivated, with a proven ability to work on own initiative within a challenging/dynamic work environment Strong team player with good organisation, planning and leadership skills Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral/written communication & influencing skills Strong IT skills (Microsoft applications - Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Proven track record of delivery Your service line: Audit & Assurance In an industry best known for looking back, Deloitte looks beyond. Our Audit & Assurance team understand the most important decisions are the ones we are yet to make. Crafting the future in an informed and clear-sighted way means understanding current conditions, as well as the trends that are shaping tomorrow. That is why we use our expertise in audit to show where things stand now, and to help inform the next step. With the assurance we provide, we help our clients to look ahead with strength and confidence across all of their accounting, regulatory and transaction needs. Innovation is the key, underpinned by audit quality. You will be joining a diverse team of experts capable of delivering meaningful and durable change for both our clients and our profession. About Deloitte Our Purpose & Strategy To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent. What do we do? Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world. Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,500 partners and over 40,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people. What do we value? At Deloitte we foster acollaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work.We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctivelevel of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart ofour inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear fromsome of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways .We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2018 list of Top 30 Employers forWorking Families for the eighth consecutive year, andto have been listed in The Times Top 50Employers for Women for each of the last four years. Being a Leader at Deloitte Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. 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