Want to return to a career that’s full-colour, but not necessarily full-time? We can make it happen for you. At Deloitte, we don’t see part-time as part commitment; because we measure value through impact, not hours spent behind a desk. Our Return to Work programme is about helping you rebuild your career in a way that works for you. Ready to come back boldly after your career break? We Say Do.
Return to Work 2018/19, Audit & Assurance, Independent Risk Reviewer and Remote Audit Manager, Newcastle
Deloitte United Kingdom
Newcastle, North, United Kingdom
Return to work after a career break with a 25-week paid programme that’s designed for you.
Our Return to Work programme is open to anyone who’s taken a career break of two years or more. It’s designed to refresh your knowledge and skills, and boost your workplace confidence. Whatever you’ve been up to, we know it will have enriched who you are and what you can offer to our clients and our business. This is about giving you the time and support you need to re-adapt and get your career back on track.
Over the course of the programme, you’ll benefit from a comprehensive induction to the firm, technical skills training, coaching and on-the-job project and client experience.
At the end of the programme you may have the opportunity to take up an exciting career opportunity at Deloitte.
This is your opportunity to join Deloitte’s Audit & Assurance team as part of the Return to Work programme.
This isn’t your typical audit manager’s role. Our award winning agile working culture could help you achieve the kind of work life balance you’re looking for.
It’s technically challenging, highly rewarding and has great career prospects, just as you would expect from a firm like ours. But what’s unusual is that this role is office based, so there is very little travel involved.
Join us and you’ll be joining a growing team of proud, highly motivated people who are successfully helping to deliver the outstanding level of service our clients expect.
As a qualified and experienced accountant, you will join our trusted team of Audit Managers who remotely manage external audits and independent risk reviews. Supporting our client engagement teams across the UK, you’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of clients across multiple industry sectors, or specialise if you prefer. The breadth and complexity of work on offer presents ample opportunity to progress your career in whichever way you choose.
You’ll have the strong technical and risk management skills to perform Professional Standard Reviews (PSR). Liaising daily with our client engagement teams, you’ll provide them with remote support in completing risk management and quality reviews associated with the audit of statutory accounts. You will also maintain a small portfolio of remote audit clients in an office based role, requiring next to no travel to client sites.
Our respected team are at the heart of our Centre of Excellence for Audit and Assurance and have a strategic role to play in our firm’s success. As a central resource who reviews, checks and challenges audits, our Independence Risk Review and Remote Audit Managers help to instil confidence in our clients of a job well done.
But it’s also their ability to deliver efficient, reliable and cost-effective working practices that makes them really shine. And we’ll make sure you do too. Thanks to the wealth of training and development opportunities available, we’ll make sure your technical and soft skills keep you ahead of the game:
• Managing key audit relationships across our international corporate business client base
• Leading Audit teams through the use of the Deloitte Audit Delivery Centres
• Testing and discussing controls and procedures with clients and report evidence
• Providing added value for engagement teams and the wider Audit practice, supporting them in delivering a ‘Distinctive’ client experience.
• Managing diverse teams within an inclusive 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, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients.
Location: You will be based in our Centre of Excellence in our Newcastle office.
Work pattern: Fixed-term part-time: the programme runs for 25 weeks from 17 September 2018; participants will typically work 80% (or 4 days a week), although we will always consider a full-time, 5-day contract if you prefer.
Your professional experience
You will have:
• ACA/ACCA qualification (or equivalent) along with a thorough knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
• Comprehensive knowledge of International Standards on Auditing and a sound understanding of risk management
• An ability to constructively challenge and demonstrate discretion
• Initiative, proactivity, professionalism and confidence
• An eye for detail, effective interpersonal skills and a healthy professional scepticism.
Your service line
Audit & Assurance
An imperative for all at Deloitte, innovation lives in Audit & Assurance as fully as in any other field. From process automation to reframing our team structure, we’re on a constant drive for positive transformation – for our clients and our people. With robots now taking care of routine tasks here, for example, you’re free to focus on what you do best: interpreting information, collaborating and communicating. You won’t be limited by sector experience either; we recognise that your skills and knowledge, wherever you gained them, can have a positive impact anywhere. You’ll work across industries, and with colleagues throughout the firm, to give clients the information and insights they need to make great decisions.
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: North West Europe within a Global firm
UK and Switzerland, Belgium, the Netherlands and the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden) have combined to create a new Deloitte North West Europe firm on 1 June 2017. This is to support our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and to increase our global influence and lead in EMEA.
A broader geographical shape will create new career development opportunities, helping us develop the very best talent across the region and the world.
What do we value?
At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in agile ways. We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2017 list of Top 30 Employers for Working Families and to have been in their Top 10 for seven consecutive years. Additionally we received the Working Families Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016.
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. They know what matters to people – both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.
We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but we require five leadership imperatives from all of our people:
We live our purpose: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make
We develop talent: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
• We drive performance: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
• We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
• We move, together, towards a strategic direction: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction
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