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Assurance Senior Manager - Guernsey (Channel Islands)

Job ID: 250

Job Details: The Channel Islands are world-renowned offshore centres that attract a diverse financial community which embraces banks, investment management and trust companies, private equity and property funds and other highly specialised financial structures. Jersey and Guernsey are true centres of financial excellence can offer you assignments that compare with the best in London or New York. The lifestyle proposition that Jersey and Guernsey can offer, is truly exceptional and continues to attract professionals from around the globe.

ProGlobal is working alongside a renowned firm in recruiting for a key role within the ever expanding Guernsey office.  The position is that of Assurance Senior Manager, reporting to Partner, and details are featured below.

To manage multiple engagements whilst providing support and encouragement to your team/s. The role requires commitment, as you’ll be expected to deliver on a variety of challenging audit engagements in the Financial Services industry, but also contribute to the wider goals of the firm, by coaching your team/s and seeking out business development opportunities, whilst working on your personal development and achieving your own career goals. 

Your responsibilities will be split across two areas; your clients and your people/teams:

Client responsibilities

  • Translate the planned audit strategy into effect audit procedures with input from your team, whilst providing explanations as to why you have opted for your strategic decisions.
  • Manage and deliver the allocated audit area(s) on your clients, with the support of your team.
  • To develop and maintain a portfolio of clients and advise on strategy of the audit procedure, delegating areas of the engagement to your team/s.
  • Take time to build and develop a relationship with your client/s, understanding their needs and any potential concerns, establishing yourself as a trusted business advisor.
  • Use in-depth knowledge of the client to anticipate and address any potential issues.
  • Identify areas of risk within clients’ businesses, defining the appropriate audit approach and know when to refer upwards or consult.
  • Be proactive in your approach to business development, winning work by understanding your existing clients needs and targeting new audit and non-audit clients for other areas of the business.
  • Establish a strong network internally and externally, demonstrating the firm's values at all times.

People responsibilities:

  • Be a proactive leader of your team/s, ensuring team members are well managed and motivated
  • Portray a clear sense of vision and direction, promoting the firm’s values.
  • Create a high-performance culture in your team/s, taking pride and producing high quality work and delivering on the clients’ needs, with high engagement levels internally.
  • Recognise and align your personal motivation and inspiration with our strategy.
  • Counsel and assist your team/s with their personal development, providing guidance about how to reach their next career goals and ambitions.
  • Identify and drive forward initiatives that you recognise have made a difference in teams/cultures, whether it be internally or externally.
  • Ensure you take responsibility for providing your team/s and feedback requesters with timely and honest feedback.
Our client offers:
  • Full support and training to build skills for a bright future. Gain experiences that challenge you. Work in a place that rewards performance. 
  • Highly competitive remuneration package: Competitive basic salary, discretionary annual bonus, 27 days annual leave, annual personal allowance for health and wellbeing expenses, 2 days volunteering for charitable causes of your choice, matched employer pension contributions of up to 10% and private health insurance including dental cover.
  • Continuous learning: You will always have the opportunity to learn and grow. 
  • Success on your terms: Define your own success.  Our client provides flexibility to help you make a meaningful impact in your own way. One of the ways this is achieved is through hybrid working arrangements, including options to work from home, a remote working policy and supporting global mobility upon full qualification.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You'll be welcomed for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others do the same.
  • Various Networks: Our firm has a wide range of internal networks and communities you can get involved in, including Sports & Social, Health & Wellbeing, DE&I, Interfaith working groups, Ability Network and much more. 

To discuss the opportunity, please call us on +44 161 660 5986 (or +44 7590 500593 outside of working hours). Or please apply via the website or by emailing Alternatively to discuss all other current, international roles, please contact one of our specialist Consultants. (Confidentiality is fully assured) 

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