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Finanacial Services Banking and Insurance: Manager

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 24, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1334703

Audit Manager - Financial Services
Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations 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. That’s 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 
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) 
  
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
Banking and financial services auditing experience
Financial services auditing experience
3 - 5 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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