Position: External Audit Manager
Location: Centurion
Salary: Market Related

Description:

  • A fabulous opportunity has arisen to join the Audit and Assurance team as an Audit Manager inthe Centurion office. We are looking for an ambitious and focused individual who will progresswithin the ranks of our [URL Removed] will be responsible for managing a portfolio of audit clients, directing all assurance servicesdelivered, managing our people and supporting the Partners with business development andpractice management.

Responsibilities

  • Act as audit lead on large private and fully/JSE listed clients. The expectation is that onlarge assignments this role will be supported by one (or more) Managers. Overallresponsibility for each assignment will be retained by the Partner.
  • Responsible for leading and directing all aspects of audit services delivered.
  • Help to lead the team in the audit department.
  • Support Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role inclient pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events asappropriate.
  • Contribute to development of new business relationships and business proposals throughhigh level sales and marketing activity. This will include winning work by targeting newclients.
  • Support Partners with the implementation and communication of any new business strategyfor existing clients, target clients and the internal business.
  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performancemanagement, training and recommendations for promotion. Act as a mentor to teammembers and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personalcareer goals. Act as a role model for Manager level.
  • Responsible for maximising profitability from a portfolio of clients.
  • Liaison with central departments on risk management, technical and other matters.? Take part in wider practice management at local level.
  • Participate in Key Account Management.
  • Develop specialist knowledge of a sector and/or technical area, and/or commercial area.
  • Engage with clients more directly on technical and audit judgement decisions.??

Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies

  • Matric
  • CA (SA)
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Caseware
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge
  • Keeping abreast of legislation changes

Experience

  • 2 – 3 years post-article experience in a similar type industry
  • Experience in managing and co-ordinating audit teams of various sizes

Personal Competencies

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Display levels of patience and understanding
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Negotiating skills
  • Influencing
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Able to build rapport at all levels
  • Strong client focus
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • People management skills
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensureunderstanding
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Assertive, able to handle conflicts
  • Managing team dynamics
  • Ability to multi – task
  • Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
  • Self-motivated and energetic

Desired Skills:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Negotiating skills
  • People management skills
  • Strong client focus
  • Good listening skills
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge
  • Caseware
  • External Audit
  • Articles
  • CA

Desired Work Experience:

  • 2 to 5 years

Desired Qualification Level & Accreditations:

  • Degree
  • South African Institute of Chartered Accountant

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