Ernst & Young AG
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
14d ago

Responsibilities Client responsibilities

  • Manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues, fees and estimates to complete to partners and clients
  • Assist partners with generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships
  • Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients
  • Build strong internal relationships within Assurance and across other services
  • Embrace new audit enablers and solutions
  • Manage key components of multiple audit engagements including the strategy, planning, risk assessment, team management, engagement economics and delivery of exceptional client service
  • Take a lead role in the consultation process for a complex accounting or auditing issue
  • Manage the audit of companies’ transactions initial public offering, business combination or debt offering
  • Defend audit work during Audit Quality Review or external regulatory review
  • Perform a detailed review of higher-risk areas (e.g. Revenue, financial instruments, income taxes, etc.) to ensure technical accuracy and completeness of the audit work, that sufficient and appropriate audit evidence is obtained and conclusions are appropriate
  • Identify and implement operational efficiencies
  • Manage key components of multiple audit engagements including the strategy, planning, risk assessment, team management, engagement economics and delivery of exceptional client service
  • People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring all levels of staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Assurance professionals
  • Contribute to the maintenance of an educational program to continually develop personal skills
  • Understand, follow and communicate workplace policies and procedures to all levels of staff
  • Develop personal profile and awareness of EY offerings in the marketplace
  • Build strong and long term relationships with key client sponsors
  • Manage risk of delivery on client engagements
  • Manage all financial aspects of client engagements
  • Act as an ambassador of EY in the market and with clients
  • Qualifications and Experience

  • CA(SA), accredited by SAICA
  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques
  • Experience of the entire audit process
  • Familiarity with IFRS and local GAAP
  • Detailed understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies
  • Understanding of Quality & Risk Management procedures
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Insurance auditing experience
  • Financial Services auditing experience
  • 2 4 years post articles
  • Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the firm.

    Why should I work for EY Financial Services Africa?

    EY Audit Services gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business.

    As an audit professional at EY, you'll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world.

    You'll work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We'll support you in your professional development so you achieve your highest potential.

    At EY, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.

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