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Senior Manager Assurance Delivery Network (ADN)

Location:  Johannesburg
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 18, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1456838


Job Purpose


EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

The timely and relevant financial information provided by EY's Assurance teams is essential to global economic health and sustainable growth. Our work helps to restore and maintain public confidence in the world’s capital markets and ensure that the fundamentals are in place for businesses to move forward. Start your career in a practice rich in opportunity - the scale and scope of our clients’ businesses add to the wealth of experience that a career in Assurance at EY offers you.

We are looking for a team members that is interested in a career in our Centre of Excellence which supports our audit teams in the execution of the assurance tasks. The Centre provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements. As a Manager/Senior Manager, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our teams solve complex business issues from strategy to execution.


Principal Accountabilities:


  • Assist in managing the Centre of Excellence (COE) team, which provides audit support to audit teams across South Africa and Rest of Africa;
  • Coaching, supervision and co-ordination of COE staff;
  • Assist with work in progress management and administration;
  • Assist with planning, execution and review of group deliverables management;
  • Assist with mapping out planned deadlines for the COE as a whole with regard to the various audit teams to which we provide support on an annual basis;
  • Assist with month end reporting and other month end tasks;
  • Monitoring compliance with independence requirements with regard to each request for work performed;
  • Participation in the facilitation of training and orientation of new joiners;
  • Assist in performance feedback process;
  • Manage relationships with key audit teams that are supported by the COE;
  • Drive new initiatives and general growth of the COE;
  • Prepare budgets for new requests;
  • Allocation of new requests to staff;
  • Monitor correspondence with regard to calls that are in progress;
  • Follow up on the progress of current calls;
  • Review of control logs and status updates before being sent to the relevant audit teams;
  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen;
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges;
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff;
  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues;


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Professional qualification – CA(SA)
  • 3 years completed traineeship.
  • Computer literate and highly proficient in Microsoft office suite (Excel, Word and PowerPoint); Google suite;
  • IFRS and IFRS for SME's knowledge.
  • Project management skills
  • Experience in project- and process management with a variety of stakeholders is a benefit
  • You have energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead tasks and projects
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong solution-oriented mindset

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