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Audit Senior Manager-Financial Services Banking- Credit

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Apr 7, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1263181

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations 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.  

About the opportunity 

As part of our External Audit team, you’ll experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. Thats 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


Client responsibilities 

Audit significant lending, credit risk management and impairment estimation processes of financial services companies

Work closely with EY modelling, valuation, IT and economics specialists   

Implement leading data and analytics-based audit tools and approaches in the execution of audits

Assist partners with generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships

Manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues to partners and clients

Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients

Execute complex audit engagements, manage risk and apply professional scepticism

Apply complex risk management policies and procedures on engagements with an understanding of global and local independence rules

Enhance EYs 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

Participate as a reviewer in the Audit Quality Review process

Explain our audit work in connection with internal or external inspections (regulator, AQR, peer review) 


Qualifications and Experience


Banking and credit risk process experience

Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques

Experience of the entire audit process

Compliance with regulatory requirements

6 - 8 years post articles Audit experience


Technical skills requirements

Five years to eight years of relevant work experience preferred

Strong understanding of IFRS, including IFRS 9 and IFRS 7

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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