EY Audit Senior Manager in GT, South Africa

Title: Audit Senior Manager

Location: ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Number: JOH001JK

As Assurance Senior Manager, you'll manage assurance engagements by defining the audit strategy in consultation with the partner, and executing it in compliance with Ernst & Young's policies and protocols. When required, you'll personally execute complex audit procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.

You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and confirm that work delivered to clients is of a high quality. As part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities

► Manage the delivery of assurance engagements

► Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders

► Participate in business development initiatives

► Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Assurance and across other services

People responsibilities

► Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff

► Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for 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 of staff

► Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Technical skills requirements

► Thorough knowledge of current auditing technique

► 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

Qualification requirements

► CA (SA)

Additional skills requirements

► Track record with a blue chip audit firm

► Professional accountancy qualification

► Strong academic record including a degree

► Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference. Preference will be given to PDI candidates