Assistant Manager, Audit Pensions

Belfast, UK
25 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
Contract Type
What impact will you make? The Opportunity An opportunity exists to join our Belfast Audit team to work in the exciting financial services sector. You will be working within a dedicated project team who are currently developing and growing a national Pension Audit Centre of Excellence (PACoE) in Belfast. With a particular focus on quality and efficiency, PACoE has been developed to transform the manner in which pension and pension related audits are performed by Deloitte in the UK. As an Assistant Manager within the team you will provide both remote and on-site support to our client engagement teams in auditing pension scheme accounts, investment valuation work (in relation to corporate IAS 19 disclosures) and support other financial services client work as necessary within the financial services industry audit service line. This will involve you working with a variety of stakeholders and having to liaise daily with client engagement teams, pension scheme administrators, third party investment managers and management / Trustees of pension schemes. 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. Role description The role is for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant who wants to join a young and dynamic team who will play an important national audit role for the Deloitte UK Audit Practice and wider financial services sector. Location You will be based in our Belfast office with the opportunity to travel to Client Sites and other Deloitte Offices across the UK. Hours This is a full time permanent opportunity with the opportunity for agile working. Responsibilities Specific responsibilities will include: Field managing, mentoring and on-the job training of client engagement teams. Completing the initial manager review of specific FRS102 compliance pension scheme audit files. Working towards management of an allocated portfolio of client engagements. Audit, field managing and reporting on corporate IAS 19 investment asset disclosures. Assisting engagement teams working on specific financial services projects. Undertaking of other tasks including practice management activities to assist audit teams and the team within Belfast PACoE. Requirements In order to apply you will need the following: Recently qualified as a Chartered Accountant or Certified Accountant Relevant pension audit experience and familiarity with pension scheme reporting and regulatory requirements e.g. SORP Computer literacy with knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word and Excel) Flexibility to travel within the UK when necessary Candidates should be able to demonstrate: Attention to detail Ability to display initiative, proactivity, professionalism and confidence Diligence, hard work and co-operation to be an effective member of the team Strong and effective communication skills Ability to prioritise workload and work under pressure and with self-motivation and a flexible approach You are here: Audit We understand our clients' operations, their industry and the issues they face. We understand an audit is not about looking back, but about helping those businesses to plan for a successful future. Together with our team you will build on our distinctive combination of specialist skills, pioneering technology, industry expertise and on-going investment to grow our business and continue to improve the market-defining services we offer. Our Practice offers a wide ranging and challenging number of business areas in which to develop your career. These comprise business assurance within our Corporate Groups, Public Sector and Financial Services Audit groups, and advisory specialisms including Treasury Advisory, Risk Analytics and Technology Consulting. As one of the largest audit practices, joining us will mean working with some of the leading practitioners in the industry, for some of the leading organisations in the world and towards a career goal that is entirely yours to shape. Ref: RTWPROG For a full job description please visit our online Deloitte Careers portal. Requisition code: 147228