Summary As an Assurance Senior Audit Manager, you'll manage the audit engagement by defining the audit strategy with the engagement partner and executing it in compliance with our policies and protocols.
With responsibility for managing the economics of the engagement, you'll be active in identifying opportunities consistent with our independence policies.
You'll draw on your knowledge and experience to solve complex or contentious issues, support the partner in charge of the engagement, take on non-
client responsibilities and build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers. Working as a role model for Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM), you'll make sure that project teams understand and comply with our Q&RM guidelines.
You'll build, manage and motivate high-performing teams and help key staff to build sustainable competencies 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
Execution of complex audit engagements, managing risk and applying professional scepticism
Application of complex risk management policies and procedures on engagements with an understanding of global and local independence rules
Maximize operational efficiency with a focus on key performance drivers and improve operating practices by leading the implementation of all new audit solutions and enablers
Enhance EY’s brand positioning through strong external relationships across a network of existing and future clients
Provide strategic and relevant insight, connectedness and responsiveness to all clients that anticipates their needs
Maximize business development opportunities through leveraging of networks across other service lines and geographies
Participate as a reviewer in the Audit Quality Review process
Defend the audit work in connection with internal or external inspections (regulator, AQR, peer review)
Be recognized as a respected and supportive mentor, coach and counsellor, building career value for individuals
Build and develop an inclusive culture and high-performing diverse teams
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
Qualified 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
4 6 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