Audit Manager


Anonymous Employer

Job Summary

The Audit Manager is responsible for the audit team and will supervise, motivate and develop the team of junior audit staff.

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  1. Provide management over a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work.
  2. Achieve team and individual budgets and business plan/ performance objectives.
  3. Manages project financials, including budgets, WIPS, timely billing and collection and variance recognition.
  4. Maintain the highest technical and professional standard.
  5. Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks.
  6. Addresses situation before they come crises and develops solutions to avoid recurrence,
  7. Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis.
  8. Participants in the development of ways to meet client needs, contributes to proposal delivery.
  9. Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value.
  10. Monitor and control auditing staff.
  11. Takes a leadership role in professional, business or community organizations.
  12. Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge.
  13. Be seen as a role model for auditing professionals.
  14. Carry out practice management activities e.g. resourcing client billing etc.
  15. Undertake wider office activities, as required. 


Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:  

  • Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
  • Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
  • Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate.
  • Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive 
  • Strong organization and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments  
  • Reliability   Possess an appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations  
  • Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a small team and ensure successful results 
  • Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward desired outcome.
  • Ability to recognize when learned theoretical concepts should be applied  
  • Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts 
  • Ability to identify underlying cause of an issue raise.
  • Good awareness of other departments in the company with risk control and governance responsibilities and what is necessary for successful tactical collaboration and information sharing.
  • Good communications Skills along with good or developing negotiation skills.
  • Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises.
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to new circumstances information and challenges
  • Executes effective and thorough application of all internal audit standards within assigned responsibility
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally   Demonstrate a positive can-do attitude 

Education and Qualification

  • Professional accounting qualification and/or a Bachelor degree and Master degree in Accounting or related courses.
  • CPA, ACCA qualification.
  • 6+ years of external audit experience, ideally with exposure to financial services and insurance sectors.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills including leading teams of at least 5 team members.


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