Public Sector Audit Assistant Manager

Grant Thornton
Leeds, UK
Oct 20, 2019
Oct 22, 2019
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description Summary: Join us and you'll shape more than just your career. We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insight empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. Through our fresh thinking and agile working, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish We're the number one supplier of public sector audit services to local government and the NHS. Our clients operate in uncertain times. It's our job to work with them to help them fulfil their responsibilities and manage themselves to be sustainable. We work with clients of all different sizes across many different sectors. You'll support them, at their sites, getting to the heart of how they operate and the challenges they face. Making the most of your audit experience and client management skills, you'll help our clients mitigate risks and work more effectively. Join our public sector audit team and you won't just make a difference to your clients. You'll make a difference to vital health and public services that impact on people's lives and help to shape a vibrant economy where people thrive. Job Description: What you'll be doing: We will empower you to act as a trusted business adviser to our clients You'll have the opportunity to attend and participate in client meetings with senior members of our clients' workforce, including Chief Executives and Finance Directors You'll be trusted to oversee all aspects of audit following receipt of the draft financial statements, assuming overall responsibility for allocating work to other members of the audit team. You'll work with our Associates to ensure that they understand their responsibilities and to support and coach their delivery, ensuring that any areas for development are identified We will ask you to complete audit work on complex risk areas You will support our work on value for money reviews for a portfolio of clients You will be responsible for producing the draft audit findings report and for attending clearance meetings with management. Who we're looking for: You will have experience of leading audits of varying sizes across a range of public sector bodies including health and local government (minimum criteria) A genuine interest in our clients with an ability to confidently discuss business challenges and needs We have an open and collaborative culture and as such, you need the ability to communicate confidently and effectively with colleagues and clients at all levels An interest in maintaining and developing your technical knowledge in order to facilitate and lead valuable discussions with our clients including developments within the public sector. You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility. The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications. LI-ME1