Assurance Manager (UK Office)
Grant Thornton
Johannesburg, Gauteng
5d ago

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JOB DESCRIPTION

  • Ensure prompt reporting and that all deadlines are being achieved.
  • Review the allocation of audits to members of staff ensuring that they understand their duties.
  • Review composition of audit teams.
  • Complete the relevant sections of the PR’s for all team members and discuss reports with them.
  • Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge-both on the job on assignments as well as in the office environment.
  • Complete manager’s performance evaluation and discuss with the engagement partner.
  • Mentoring of staff.
  • Implement consequence management processes in the event that the trainee accountant transgresses the firm’s quality standards or commits a disciplinable offence.
  • Identify client needs requiring additional services and bring these to the attention of the engagement director.
  • Full compliance with the quality control processes of the firm.
  • Review of the risks identified at the planning stage and the materiality levels to ensure that the audit is directed towards the appropriate areas.
  • Ensure that the afs are ticked up and tie back to the audit file lead sheets and all accounting policies in the afs are in accordance with IFRS / the applicable reporting framework.
  • Achieve team and individual budgets and business plan / performance objectives.
  • Create client projects on necessary software timeously (recommended that code is created at least a week in advance of the job commencement).
  • Provide engagement director with cash flow forecast on own portfolio timeously.
  • Billing and collection of invoices with respect to your portfolio.
  • Review and approve all leave applications of your mentees.
  • Takes a leadership role in professional, business or community organizations.
  • COMPETENCIES

  • Ability to ensure effective processes and procedures to plan work, manage debtors and budgets, allocate resources and manage work in progress.
  • Ability to align performance to the strategic objectives of the Division to ensure long term organisational and individual success.
  • Ability to demonstrate a broad-based view of issues and their wider implications.

  • Ability to motivate employees by providing sound guidance, innovative direction and facilitating team participation in order to reach organisational goals.
  • Developing growth opportunities for the firm. Creating of long-term value for customers, markets, and relationships.
  • Ability to motivate employees by providing sound guidance, innovative direction and facilitating team participation in order to reach organisational goals.
  • Ability to coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge-both on the job on assignments as well as in the office environment
  • Ability to apply verbal and non-verbal skills in expressing ideas, feelings, opinions and conclusions so that all parties understand what is being communicated.
  • Ability to create engaged clients by establishing and maintaining effective relationships
  • Ability to align performance to the strategic objectives of the Division to ensure long term organisational and individual success.
  • Ability to demonstrate a broad-based view of issues and their wider implications.

  • In-depth skills and knowledge in Auditing.
  • Review of Audit work
  • Preparation of report to management and Auditors report
  • Performance appraisals of junior staff
  • Ensuring compliance with the documentation policy and conflict of interest
  • Ensuring that billing is on time and approval of timesheet
  • Following up on Outstanding debtors
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