Audit Manager
Ernst & Young AG
South Africa
17d ago

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-

critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.

You will join our nearly 70,000 assurance professionals and you will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-

class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Job Summary :

As Assurance Manager, you'll manage assurance engagements by defining the audit strategy in consultation with the senior manager / partner, and executing it in compliance with EY's policies and protocols.

When required, you'll personally execute complex audit procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.

You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and confirm that work delivered to clients is of a high quality.

As part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop. Key Responsibilities :

Your client responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of assurance engagements
  • Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Participate in business development initiatives
  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Assurance and across other services
  • Your people responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for 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 of staff
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
  • To qualify, candidates must have : Technical skills requirements

  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques
  • Five years to eight years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Experience of the entire audit process
  • Understanding of IFRS and local GAAP
  • Detailed understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies
  • Understanding of Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) procedures
  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements
  • Additional skills requirements

  • Track record with a blue chip audit firm
  • Professional accountancy qualification
  • Strong academic record including a degree
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