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Audit Quality and Risk ISQM Senior Manager

Date:  10-Apr-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU

Department:  Audit and Assurance
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Do you want to work with an intellectually curious team of quality and risk professionals working to improve audit quality and protect our brand with clients each day?


What will your typical day look like?


The ISQM 1 workstream is a team within the Audit & Assurance Quality & Risk (AAQR) team which is a national team that supports audit practitioners deliver high quality audits.

The opportunity will provide challenging work and opportunity to work with senior stakeholders, including:

  • Understand the environment, processes, risks and controls in the firm to support the delivery of high-quality audits
  • Challenge and validation of overall Global System of Quality Management assessment and provide supplementation for Australia specific considerations
  • Liaise with Workstream Leaders for each component of ISQM 1 to understand their areas and support the tailoring of response to mitigate quality risks
  • Understand key systems and information used in the System of Quality Management in Australia, and multidisciplinary model (MDM) impacts across the firm
  • Identify continuous improvement opportunities based on the firm assessment of quality risks and responses
  • Stakeholder management and influence senior partners to adopt leading practices identified in Asia Pacific
  • Work closely with the ISQM 1 leader in both Australia and Asia Pacific to deliver the implementation of ISQM 1 by Dec 2022. 


About the team


An experienced, agile and cohesive team that are focused on improving audit quality and managing risk in the business through being trusted advisors, delivering the technology and content enablers, providing learning and support material and leading the monitoring programs. We also partner with the Transformation team to enhance the audit experience for practitioners through standardisation, codification and automation.


Enough about us, let’s talk about you.

You are someone with:

  • CA qualifications (or similar) with 6 years professional services or other relevant experience
  • Strong working knowledge of auditing related standards. Technical, in the detail and good research ability.
  • Strong risk-sensing radar and ability to think critically. You take responsibility, show initiative and put forward innovative ideas
  • Ability to effectively manage competing priorities and complete tasks/projects in a timely manner and to a high standard
  • Some experience in a role within audit quality, risk management and/or learning is beneficial but not mandatory


Why Deloitte?


At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated. 


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive. 


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps

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By applying to this job you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent & exceptional Deloitte experience globally.




By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


The preferred candidate will be subject to background screening by Deloitte or by their external third-party provider.