Audit & Assurance
The business and regulatory world is becoming more complex. Which means our approach is evolving, we must innovate to meet the needs of our clients. Analytics, automation, cognitive technology: we’re using them all to deliver higher quality audits. So we can focus on areas of higher risk and provide business insight for all kinds of clients. You’ll become an expert on how markets, people and businesses work.
Your professional experience
- Use your curiosity, investigative skills, critical thinking and judgement to analyse complex problems, work out what’s important and deliver bespoke insights.
- ‘Access all areas’ of your client’s business to understand its inner workings, helping you develop your business acumen, commercial skills and industry knowledge, as well as developing far reaching and often senior relationships.
- Take on more intellectually challenging work, while technology and centres of excellence take care of the standardised tasks.
- Take responsibility early in your career – quickly supervising, coaching and mentoring your own teams.
- Build strong relationships with clients and colleagues, working collaboratively in like-minded teams.
- Experience different cultures and local business practices, working with colleagues and clients around the world. As well as enjoying opportunities for national and international travel.
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Wherever you join us, you’ll immerse yourself in your client’s and establish meaningful relationships from day one. You will help improve the quality of their control environment, reduce the risk of error and fraud; improve efficiency and productivity; and better understand the long term risks, such as industry and regulatory trends.
Each area offers fascinating engagements, inspirational colleagues, and every opportunity to explore, develop and grow. The difference is in the type of clients you’ll work with.
Want to work with some of the most dynamic, fastest growing clients, both as auditor but also supporting them on assurance projects? Private Markets provides a unique opportunity to get involved in such a wide range of activities; from taking a ‘star of tomorrow’ start-up through their first audit, through getting to know the nuances of a private equity-owned businesses, all the way to getting under the skin of some of the largest and most influential privately owned companies in the country. You’ll get the opportunity to work directly with owners throughout their business life-cycle. Delve deeper
Imagine working with the most recognisable names, those publicly listed companies on the London Stock Exchange that are leading the business agenda here in the UK. Not only will you support your client year round, but connect with their senior teams and build strong relationships. In FTSE timing is everything as results have to be published to strict deadlines. We seek to drive higher standards of governance and transparency. Our vision? To make a positive impact on the reputation and success of our clients, the economy and the wider society. Find out more
Covering multiple time zones and working closely with colleagues across the world are all part of life within our International business. You’ll work with a diverse mix of foreign-owned public companies, including major global brands, who all have an international element to their business. Working on controls based audits will allow you to develop relationships with clients far beyond the main finance team. This is complex, intellectually challenging work that offers the opportunity to build senior level, global networks. Discover more
Want to develop your skills with a broad range of businesses and potentially train as a specialist? In our Financial Services business you’ll be providing auditing or assurance services for every kind of public and private financial services organisation, from entrepreneurial start-ups to the world’s largest global banks, insurance companies and asset managers. Over time, you will develop expertise in areas such as, valuation and accounting for complex financial instruments financial services regulation and internal audit. Read on
You’ll help deliver large-scale, complex transformation programmes, designed to future proof public services. It’s vital work, with a broad remit, that involves senior-level collaboration, innovative delivery models and digital transformation, as well as leadership and talent development. See the big picture
Your training & development
You’ll get to work with and learn from some of the most talented and experienced professionals in the industry. And benefit from a unique training programme for new joiners. One that balances core skills along with the specific requirements of each of our Audit & Assurance businesses and gives you the flexibility to work, learn and develop in a way that suits you and fits with the business’ requirements.
As well as your professional qualification, you’ll join a programme designed to develop our future leaders and specialists. You’ll gain experience in a number of different areas of our business, and can potentially go on to work overseas or to experience life in one of our many specialist teams, such as Accounting Advisory or Analytics and Modelling. You’ll be encouraged to continue learning throughout your career.
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