Associate Director - Assurance & Advisory

Tāmaki-makau-rau/Auckland, NZ
Audit, Assurance & Reporting Advisory – External Audit /
Permanent Full-Time /
Make an Impact! Join us as an Associate Director in our Assurance & Advisory team
We have strong shared values and the power of purpose to make a real difference.
·         Join a globally recognised leader in Professional Services and employer of choice for Graduates and Professionals.
·         Named strongest and most valuable commercial services brand in the world.
·         We offer training, coaching and career development opportunities tailored to you.
The Opportunity
Our Auckland Audit and Assurance Team are currently looking for an Associate Director with Financial Services Industry experience. In this role, your purpose will be that of a senior manager within the business, positively influencing teams and delivering exceptional client service, predominately in the FSI space. You will be working with other highly talented professional people with the same dedicated focus to make an impact that matters. In addition to audit engagements, you may have the opportunity to assist with related advisory roles.
Your typical day will include:
·         Managing multiple pieces of work concurrently
·         Regular communication with clients and audit teams, scheduling and executing high quality audit engagements.
·         Ensuring client and internal deadlines are met, without compromising on audit quality.
·         Manage project plans to optimize engagements
·         Formulate reasonable judgements and conclusions in order to deliver informative and timely outputs
·         Researching accounting technical guidance within relevant framework of GAAP/NZ IFRS/PBES and/or Auditing standards, to assess client accounting positions adopted
·         Act as role model and mentor for junior staff members providing training and development opportunities, and - influencing the team positively.
·         Keeping audit efficiency top of mind.
·         Working to maintain up-to-date technical knowledge related to regulatory/ statutory requirements and compliance.
·         Assist with preparation of business reports and management letters for clients highlighting recommendations related to key issues.
Enough about us, let’s talk about you. You are someone with:
·         Minimum of 7 years’ experience in external audit, working as an Assurance & Advisory Manager.
·         Financial Services Industry experience
·         General knowledge of both financial reporting and auditing
·         You preferably will be CA qualified
·         Strong knowledge of New Zealand Auditing and Assurance Standards.
·         Strong knowledge of IFRS reporting standards
·         Like most technically capable people you will have a fine eye for detail and will enjoy the constantly changing landscape of the regulatory environment, auditing and assurance standards, and financial reporting standards.
·         Equally important will be your skills in communicating the crucial aspects of these standards throughout the firm.
·         Learning and the dissemination of knowledge will be a passion as will be the determination to remain on the cutting edge of your profession.

Deloitte rewards
We hold a simple belief – that our people’s hard work should be recognised and rewarded beyond their remuneration.
We have reimagined what ‘work’ looks like and how we can empower all our people to create a work experience that is distinct to their needs. Founded on concepts of trust, balance, wellbeing, and the importance of personal connection, this is the Deloitte Experience.
We offer
·         Flexible work arrangements
·         Subsidised professional qualifications and paid professional memberships
·         Subsidised Health Insurance
·         Income protection insurance
·         22 days annual leave
·         Social events
·         A focus on wellness and well-being
·         Community focussed volunteer days
·         A focus on the environment and sustainability
·         Plus much more
So, who is Deloitte Aotearoa?
We are driven to create an impact that matters at every opportunity. Over our 175-year history, we have built a reputation for impactful delivery across audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and technology services. Supported by a strong leadership team, and member firms from over 150 countries across the globe, Deloitte New Zealand is in the business of solving complex problems. Innovation is the oxygen that powers us, enabling us to embrace the unknown, the chaos, the mayhem, because we know this is where the magic can happen.

Deloitte Aotearoa recognises the uniqueness of our country identified in our founding document, TeTiriti o Waitangi.  We uphold our responsibility(s) to the founding document and acknowledge Māori as the Tangata Whenua/Indigenous people. 
Our workplace and culture
Our purpose is to make an impact that matters. We are driven by our desire to create positive outcomes for our clients, communities, and people. Everything we do is with intent - the intent to make a meaningful difference.
Our shared values are at the heart of everything we do. Living these values, which include ‘taking care of each other’ and ‘fostering inclusion’, is essential to ensuring everyone feels included at work and able to reach their full potential. 
For us to succeed and thrive as an organisation, we understand the importance of creating a culture where diverse perspectives matter and where everyone is given an equal opportunity to grow and develop.
Does this sound exactly like the sort of role and organisation for you? Then apply now!  We’d love to hear from you.
Mauri ora ki a koe/The essence of life to you  
Ngā Mihi
The Deloitte Talent Acquisition Team

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