Assurance Audit Senior Manager
Ernst & Young Global Limited
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
3d ago

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)
  • People responsibilities

  • 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

  • CA(SA)
  • 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 Audit experience
  • 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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