EY Audit Assistant Manager in Cape Town, South Africa
Audit Assistant Manager
Requisition # SOU001C9
Post Date 17 hours ago
As Assurance Senior, you'll make a technical contribution to audit client engagements and internal projects. Within your role, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex assurance procedures, supervise junior engagement team members and help define the audit strategy. Working under the supervision of an assurance manager and senior manager, you'll help execute our work and present its findings to the client.
With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you'll determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Your client responsibilities
Support the planning, execution and delivery of in assurance engagements
Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Assurance and across other services
Your people responsibilities
Coach, supervise and conduct performance review and contribute to performance feedback for staff
Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining assurance professionals
Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all staff
Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
Technical skills requirements
Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques
Three years of relevant work experience preferred
Experience of the entire audit process
Familiarity with IFRS and local GAAP
Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies
Understanding of Q&RM procedures
Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements
Additional skills requirements
Track record with a leading audit firm
Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one
Strong academic record including a degree
Why should I work for Ernst & Young's Assurance Services?
Assurance gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business. As an assurance professional at Ernst & Young, you'll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You'll work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We'll support you in your professional development so you achieve your potential. At Ernst & Young, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.