Manager, Audit & Assurance

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Grant Thornton Australia is a member firm of the Grant Thornton global network – one of the world’s leading independently-owned and managed accounting, advisory and consulting firms.

In Australia, we’re proud to support the careers of over 1,500 remarkable people. With six offices nationally and partner firms in more than 145 markets, wherever you want to go, we can take you there.

About this role

Our audit process is more than a compliance measure. Our robust, independent audits deliver actionable insights and add substantial value for our clients. We are fiercely independent. We work with ASX-listed companies, privately owned businesses and Not for Profits and take the time to understand the organisation, including its profit drivers and key risks.

You will use Grant Thornton’s proprietary global audit methodology, the latest technology to drive an efficient and effective audit process to gain a wide range of assurance exposure. You will bring your experience, knowledge and capacity to mentor and coach and to drive an efficient and effective audit process with a focus on mid-size clients.

Key responsibilities

  • Establishing audit objectives and managing a team of auditors to complete an effective audit process
  • Identifying and reporting on client financial risks with regard to external financial reporting requirements
  • Executing and delivering on a variety of external audit client engagements in an effective and methodical manner
  • Preparing high-quality audit reports and related documentation
  • Managing and mentoring team members on each project engagement team to continually develop the team’s skills and experience
  • Building successful client relationships with a positive “can do” attitude to challenges and the agility to multitask effectively across competing priorities
  • Researching difficult audit technical issues and being a trusted advisor to our clients
  • Working closely with internal teams, as well as clients to identify business development opportunities that will add value to our client’s business

Skills & experience

  • Previous audit experience in a mid-tier or Big 4 professional services firm is preferable
  • Must be CA qualified or hold similar relevant overseas qualification
  • Strong communication and consultation skills enabling you to deal directly and effectively with company owners/ CEOs I CFOs and other stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills – ability to manage competing priorities at the one time and deliver engagements in a timely manner
  • Problem solving and analytical skills to provide effective solutions for our clients and prevent risk
  • Collaborative and consultative approach to working with diverse internal stakeholders from Associates up to Partners
  • Excellent business development skills enabling you to build strong relationships and identify opportunities in our client’s business
  • Sound knowledge of IFRS, Australian Auditing Standards, ASX Listing Rules and Corporation Act requirements would be advantageous

If you’re interested in this role but don’t feel that you match every single one of our requirements, we would still love to hear from you and explore the unique skillset and attributes that you can bring to the team.

Reach your remarkable

At Grant Thornton we do things differently because we understand that when you strive for better and care about what you do remarkable things are possible. We’re a dynamic and authentic mix of backgrounds, perspectives and ways of thinking. We’re driven by our shared purpose – we care for our people, clients and communities and support them to thrive.

With us, you’ll be exposed to challenging and rewarding opportunities – building your confidence and capabilities at every step. You’ll be supported, motivated and inspired by a team of passionate and caring collaborators and leaders. You’ll be empowered to build a career path that’s tailored to you and encouraged to make a meaningful difference. And we’ll make sure the excellence you deliver and the impact you make is always seen, felt and celebrated.

Remarkable perks that put you first:

  • 9-day fortnight with no salary reduction
  • Fully funded gym membership | Health Insurance discounts
  • Funded professional membership
  • Promotion opportunity | Structured learning and development at all career levels
  • Diverse and inclusive firm culture | Mental health support, financial & wellbeing coaching
  • And many more!

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We are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is inclusive and accessible for anyone who wishes to apply, and we warmly encourage applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, those in the LGBTI+ community and individuals who identify as having a disability or are neurodiverse.  Click here for more information about how we support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at Grant Thornton.

As we provide fair consideration and evaluation to a high volume of applications, we endeavour to provide feedback on your application at the earliest opportunity.

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