Accounting Manager

Full Time
Posted 3 days ago
Job description
Basic information Location London Service line Audit & Assurance Date published 03-May-2023 Req # 12701 Job description

Connect to your Industry

Our Assurance practice encompasses skills across regulation and finance with a deep analytics capability. We harness these to provide Assurance to those charged with governance, serving the public interest. Working in Assurance means you will have an opportunity to work alongside leading experts, as we help build and enhance trust between businesses and the public, by responding to emerging issues and protecting the public interest. Providing assurance to help businesses become more resilient, agile and better prepared for the future.

To be resilient, businesses must be ready to respond to current and future challenges and opportunities. They are increasingly being required to be more transparent with their reporting, to drive trust and confidence in the market, and protect the wider public interest.

Assurance builds, maintains and develops confidence. We provide independent assurance by assessing the risks and underlying processes, providing conclusions as to which risks are being managed and mitigated in line with the business’ appetite for risk. Deloitte’s assurance offerings help those charged with governance to understand their business and build trust amongst key stakeholders and regulators.

Financial Assurance

For those charged with governance, the focus on setting clear, high quality reporting standards has never been greater. The Financial Assurance team specialise in assuring the financial statement, transactions and accounting. By collaborating with other teams and our global network of specialist, they deliver assurance that protects the public interest and fosters even greater levels of trust, underpinned by our priority focus on quality.

Our Assurance clients include some of the largest, most successful and fast-growing companies across the globe. They are complex, influential and exciting. You will be principally focused on improving the reliability and efficiency of finance processes and controls for external financial reporting with an impressive portfolio of clients.

We are seeking experienced and technical professionals with an accounting assurance and/or industry background to join our fast growing team, share in our vision, support our growth plans and make an impact that matters on our clients, our people, our business and society.

Connect to your career at Deloitte

Deloitte drives progress. Using our vast range of expertise, that covers audit, risk advisory, and consulting services across tax, legal, business, technology and corporate finance, we help our clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. To do this, we invest in outstanding people. We build teams of future thinkers, with diverse talents and backgrounds, and empower them all to reach for and achieve more.

What brings us all together at Deloitte? It’s how we approach the thousands of decisions we make every day. How we behave, our beliefs and our attitudes. In other words: our values. Whatever we do, wherever we are in the world, we lead the way, serve with integrity, take care of each other, foster inclusion, and collaborate for measurable impact. These five shared values lead every decision we make and action we take, guiding us to deliver impact how and where it matters most.

Connect to your opportunity

This role offers a variety of exciting opportunities to add value to our clients through a range of projects, including complex accounting assurance services, pre and post transaction support, GAAP conversions and new accounting standard support. The extent of our offerings will ensure you gain an unrivalled breadth of varied and well-rounded experience working with some of the most complex, fastest growing and exciting companies across the globe.

The Accounting Advisory group is a dedicated team of IFRS and UK GAAP experts that seek to use the accounting standards constructively and positively to help clients achieve their desired objectives – be it providing expert input and challenge to transactions or providing the assurance that their IFRS or GAAP reporting will stand up to scrutiny.

We are currently recruiting for the following industry groups:

  • Banking and Capital Markets (including Blockchain and Digital Assets)
  • Commodities across metals, energy and agri commodities


  • You will be part of a team providing high quality accounting advice to our clients, specifically:
  • Challenging firms on the implementation and application of new accounting standards and accounting for new products and structured transactions
  • Assisting the lead subject matter experts for the audit teams on structured transactions and complex accounting judgements
  • Providing seamless joined up expert input alongside other Deloitte teams such as tax, risk, and regulatory experts
  • Providing transaction accounting support to audit teams and assurance clients
  • Performing accounting policy and financial statements reviews
  • Working as part of diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution.

We are looking for candidates who, in addition to the above:

  • Are better than the rest at using IFRS and/or UK GAAP to solve firm issues
  • Want to build internal and external networks
  • Are keen to manage diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution
  • Would invest their time in undertaking practice development activities and developing thought leadership for the industry
  • Are open to sharing their knowledge, experiences and lessons learned with the team

Connect to your skills and professional experience

To qualify for this opportunity, you must have the following experience/skills:

  • A qualified accountant with experience of working within the accounting team of a professional services firm, accounting policy department or front office within relevant industry or delivering large listed IFRS or UK GAAP audits within relevant industry.
  • Proven ability to work on accounting input for complex IFRS and/or UK GAAP accounting issues
  • Strong commercial knowledge of businesses within the industry you are applying for
  • Previous experience at similar level is preferred

Connect to your service line - Audit & Assurance

We know it’s not just about the numbers. Often, we let the technology take care of those. It’s about the creative and collective thinking or our people. That’s where the true insight is found. We’re redefining the future of audit. Come join us.

Personal independence

Regulation and controls are standard practice in our industry and Deloitte is no exception. These controls provide important legal protection for both you and the firm. We are subject to a number of audit regulations, one of which requires that certain colleagues abide by specific personal independence constraints. This can mean that you and your "Immediate Family Members" are not permitted to hold certain financial interests (shares, funds, bonds etc.) with audit clients of the firm. The recruitment team will provide further detail as you progress through the recruitment process.

Connect with your colleagues

“I assumed the culture would be very corporate, however, I have worked with people who have different personalities and approaches to the way they work. We do have a clear brand, but everyone is encouraged to be themselves.”

  • Alice, Audit and Assurance

“The team I support works with one of Deloitte’s biggest clients. To be involved with such an influential client so early in my career is really rewarding; I love it.”

  • Owen, Audit and Assurance

The progression at Deloitte is steady and I’ve always felt in control of my own career path. You can learn something new here every day which I really enjoy.

  • Ali, Audit and Assurance

Connect to your agile working options

Location: London

Your Work, Your Way: We call our hybrid working vision Deloitte Works. And it does. We trust you to make the right choices around where, when and how you work. You’ll be able to make decisions about how you work best, to be collaborative, learn from colleagues, share your experiences, build the relationships that will fuel your career and prioritise your wellbeing. Having great conversations with your team and your leadership paves the way for great collaborative ways of working.

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Connect to your return to work opportunity

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 two years or more. If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Our commitment to you

Making an impact is more than just what we do: it’s why we’re here. So we work hard to create an environment where you can experience a purpose you believe in, the freedom to be you, and the capacity to go further than ever before.

We want you. The true you. Your own strengths, perspective and personality. So we’re nurturing a culture where everyone belongs, feels supported and heard, and is empowered to make a valuable, personal contribution. You can be sure we’ll take your wellbeing seriously, too. Because it’s only when you’re comfortable and at your best that you can make the kind of impact you, and we, live for.

Your expertise is our capability, so we’ll make sure it never stops growing. Whether it’s from the complex work you do, or the people you collaborate with, you’ll learn every day. Through world-class development, you’ll gain invaluable technical and personal skills. Whatever your level, you’ll learn how to lead.

Connect to your next step

A career at Deloitte is an opportunity to develop in any direction you choose. Join us and you’ll experience a purpose you can believe in and an impact you can see. You’ll be free to bring your true self to work every day. And you’ll never stop growing, whatever your level.

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