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Audit Assistant Manager

The role


We are looking for three highly motivated individuals to join our expanding Audit and Assurance team. You will be self-motivated, capable of working on your own initiative and have the ability to plan, control and complete audit engagements for a diverse portfolio of clients. You will have direct access to Partners and the ability to provide a valued opinion within the team. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. The position attracts a competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.

Important Information
Date Posted: 24th September 2021
Closing Date: 31st December 2021
Industry: Financial Services
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Main responsibilities:

·       preparation of accounts and financial statements;

·       assist in maintaining and developing client relationships;

·       design and implementation of audit plans;

·       ensure completion of assignments within appropriate budget and timeframe;

·       manage trainees while on assignment; and

·       responsible for development and mentoring of trainees.

Skills and attributes:

·       minimum 3 years' experience required; 

·       qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or similar qualification);

·       strong technical knowledge;

·       experience in audit engagements;

·       worked with a diverse portfolio of clients;

·       capable of working on your own initiative;

·       ambitious and want to pursue a career in practice; and

·       strong interpersonal skills are essential.

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What you will need

Required criteria

  • minimum 3 years' experience required
  • qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or similar qualification)
  • strong technical knowledge

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Customer Relationship Management

    Customer Relationship Management

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Coaching and Mentoring

    Auditing Skills

    Auditing Skills

    Grant Thornton

    Grant Thornton Northern Ireland is part of the Grant Thornton Ireland partnership. Grant Thornton is Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm. With over 1,450 people in 7 offices across Ireland and 56,000 located in over 143 countries around the world, we bring you the local knowledge, national expertise and global presence to help you and your business succeed – wherever you’re located. We deliver solutions to all business challenges. Clients choose us because the breadth of financial and business services they need is available, delivered innovatively and always to the highest standards. At Grant Thornton we are committed to long term relationships. Grant Thornton operate from offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Limerick and Longford.

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    Our people. Our culture We offer you exposure, great clients, a rewarding career and also a chance to be you. To bring your whole self to work and have your unique talents and insights recognised and relied on. We reward your contributions with a comprehensive salary and benefits package and can offer you an inclusive and collaborative working environment, where you can thrive. We pride ourselves on having a friendly and open culture, where people are free to express themselves. This culture is reflected in our five core values: collaboration, fun, grounded, integrity, and passionate. Less late nights. More happy hours. We prefer to work smart than to work late, which leaves a lot of room for socialising. Good thing too, because with so many creative and dynamic people here, you’re going to want to get to know them.

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    Less of the same. More of a mix. We believe diverse ideas come from diverse people which is why our roles are more varied, why we welcome people from a range of backgrounds and why we celebrate Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in all its forms. Our Embrace programme is just one of the ways we promote and champion D&I, with events and other initiatives that show who we are is what we are - different. Less divide and conquer. More stronger together. We lead by example at Grant Thornton: the way we operate is the way we want to see the world. We’re committed to making a real difference within our business and the wider community. That’s why every year we give back across the whole Grant Thornton global network, in the form of ‘GT in the Community’. This involves our people cooking up innovative solutions and providing free services to the community they’re based in.

    Our benefits

    Health Insurance

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Office Perks

    Employee Development Programs

    Gym Membership or Wellness Programs

    Life Insurance

    Audit Assistant Manager

    Grant Thornton Northern Ireland is part of the Grant Thornton Ireland partnership. Grant Thornton is Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm. With over 1,450 people in 7 offices across Ireland and 56,000 located in over 143 countries around the world, we bring you the local knowledge, national expertise and global presence to help you and your business succeed – wherever you’re located. We deliver solutions to all business challenges. Clients choose us because the breadth of financial and business services they need is available, delivered innovatively and always to the highest standards. At Grant Thornton we are committed to long term relationships. Grant Thornton operate from offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Limerick and Longford.