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.
** Newly Qualified or PQL candidates considered **
NEW GROUND WONâ€™T BREAK ITSELF.
Within our Audit practice, weâ€™re very keen to support and hire those who have had career breaks or time away from Audit, who would like to return to a busy, flexible auditing role. Our vacancies for qualified Auditors are all open to supporting the up-skilling and re-integration of returners to our business.
Letâ€™s talk about the role
As a member of our London Audit team you'll be responsible for a sizeable portfolio of key clients from the business support services sector (professional services, recruitment, facilities management) and consumer sector (retail, food & beverage). The size of clients varies from owner managed businesses and LLP's through to some well-known listed high street brands, but no matter their size, you'll get to the heart of how they work and the challenges they face.
Here are some things you can expect from this commercial audit role.
Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals. Our tailored and responsive approach provides the expertise our clients need, enabling them to grow and make the right decisions about their future.
Nowâ€™s the time to take everything you know about audit to the next level, with our growing portfolio of clients. The constantly evolving landscape calls for an approach that puts what is right first, ahead of what is easy, and you will need to push ideas harder and ask difficult questions, giving our clients the assurance they need.
Weâ€™re happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, weâ€™ll support you to balance your work and life.
A look into the role
As an Assistant Audit Manager, within our Commercial service line, you will:
- Become a trusted business advisor to our clients, with a focus on quality and reputation
- Project manage client work and oversee all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
- Lead onsite audit teams, preparing and reviewing financial statements and updating management
- Build and maintain strong working relationship with your team and our clients, providing support to junior team members
- Constantly strive to push yourself, and the business, further, knowing youâ€™re supported through every stage
Knowing youâ€™re right for us
Joining us as an Assistant Audit Manager, the minimum criteria youâ€™ll need is a professional qualification (ACA, ICAS, CA, ACCA or CIPFA), and to be confident leading audits of varying sizes. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but donâ€™t worry if you donâ€™t tick every box, weâ€™ll help you develop along the way.
- Excellent knowledge of UK GAAP / FRS102
- An interest in our clients, with the ability to confidently discuss business challenges and needs
- Extensive experience of using audit software and Microsoft packages
- Project management experience
- An interest in maintaining and developing your technical knowledge
Knowing weâ€™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 youâ€™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. Thatâ€™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 youâ€™re with outside of work matter, thatâ€™s why weâ€™re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and weâ€™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, youâ€™ll be giving back to society. Itâ€™s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values â€" Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.
Weâ€™re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do whatâ€™s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. Itâ€™s how it should be.