Audit & Assurance, Insurance, External Audit- Assistant Manager

  • competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Deloitte
  • 19 Apr 18 2018-04-19

We are looking to expand our team of focused, aspirational and collaborative insurance practitioners, and as such we are offering the opportunity to join as an Assistant Manager in our Insurance Audit and Assurance Group to support this challenging and rapidly expanding business.

What impact will you make? The Opportunity 
Deloitte's Insurance Audit and Assurance Group provides a range of high value Audit and Assurance services to some of the largest insurance brokers and non-life and life insurers in the UK and as part of global teams.

We are a team of dedicated professionals with deep audit and financial reporting skills, in-depth knowledge of insurance regulation and substantial experience of the insurance industry. Our group offers a unique career opportunity to work across a range of clients and audit and assurance services in a supporting, challenging and fast-growth environment.

We pride ourselves on our ability to provide first-class support to our clients by bringing real insights and experience and by building long term strategic relationships with them. Our breadth of services covers external audit, internal audit, accounting advisory and controls and regulation assurance and advisory.

You will understand our clients’ industry and the issues they face, and provide them with relevant advice. The combination of your audit and assurance skills, industry experience and on-going investment in new technologies and propositions will allow you to anticipate complex business problems for our clients and recommend appropriate action.

Role description
We are looking to expand our team of focused, aspirational and collaborative insurance practitioners, and as such we are offering the opportunity to join as an Assistant Manager in our Insurance Audit and Assurance Group to support this challenging and rapidly expanding business.

You will be based in a Deloitte London office, however there will be a requirement for travel (possibly internationally), depending on the location of our clients. We specify full mobility for our audit roles but we make arrangements respectfully.

This is a permanent role. We do encourage careful consideration of agile ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients. If this opportunity is interesting as a permanent role, but you require a degree of flexibility, we will be pleased to discuss possible arrangements with you.

As a member of our team, reporting to a Manager, Senior Manager or Director/ Partner, you will:

• Field manage audit engagements, including management of client relationships;
• Plan and deliver a range of audit and assurance services;
• Supervise teams to successfully execute engagements;
• Drive our continuous improvement in audit methodology;
• Participate in business development campaigns and responses to tenders from new and existing clients; and
• Participate in practice management activities, including facilitation of internal training courses and staff development.


• A relevant accounting qualification (ACA or equivalent);
• Experience performing external audits and assurance engagements in financial services, preferably the insurance sector;
• Knowledge of auditing techniques including risk assessment, scoping, devising an audit approach, controls testing and substantive testing;
• Experience field managing audit engagements and audit teams;
• A collaborative approach and be a good team player;
• Report writing, presentation and interpersonal skills, including ability to engage at all levels; and
• An enquiring / analytical mind and ability to use initiative, adapt and solve problems.

Salary: Market rate; Start date: 22/03/2018; End date: 19/04/2018; Full time

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.

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. 
How will this role make an impact that matters with Deloitte?
You will make a difference in working with teams to deliver a full range of high value services to support transformative Financial Services clients, by bringing real insights and experience and by building long term strategic relationships.

What do we do?
Deloitte offers Global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Risk Advisory, Tax, Consulting and Financial Advisory. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in 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 received a Best for All Stages of Motherhood special award in 2016 as a Top Employer for Working Families.
Your application – what to expect

To be considered for this role follow the link to complete our online application form. We will call you to find out more about you and then if we think we’re the right place for you, we’ll invite you in to meet us face to face - it’s a great chance for us to learn more about each other. 

It’s your career. Where will it take you?

Deloitte LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC303675 and registered office at 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom affiliate of Deloitte NWE LLP, a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, a UK private company limited by guarantee (“DTTL”), its network of member firms, and their related entities. DTTL and each of its member firms are legally separate and independent entities.

Requisition code: 147489