External Audit Manager: Cape Town
Closing date for applications: 30 September 2020

Audit        EA/CPT/2020        August 2020

Brief Description of this Job

Applicant will be expected to conduct audits in accordance with International Standards of Auditing (ISA) and ensure that clients are compliant with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) as well as International Accounting Standards. Seniors will be expected to assist and review the juniors and intermediates.

Application Requirements

  • Matric
  • B.Com Accounting
  • CTA 2/ PGDA (Preferred)
  • Computer Literate ( MS Office )
  • Keeping abreast of legislation changes
  • Three (3) years articles experience

Key Responsibilities

  • Makes sure that work activity is completed by juniors and intermediates in line with the standards, guidelines and deadlines required.
  • Ensures procedures are followed appropriately so that high quality work is produced.
  • Detailed review of work adequately.
  • Urges others to do things better and to make changes to work in order to improve quality.
  • Builds relationships with client staff at a junior level.
  • Resolves client issues
  • Appreciates clients future needs
  • Encourages others to deliver high quality work
  • Demonstrates ability to identify and convert new business opportunities
  • Both from existing and new clients
  • Resolves client issues
  • Appreciates client future needs
  • Encourages others to deliver high quality work
  • Deals with all aspects of financial performance in a timely and effective way
  • Ensure that all time is appropriately recorded, billed and collected
  • The above maximises profitability
  • Seeks self-development
  • Provides support that enables others to develop within the firm
  • Works co-operatively with others
  • Positive influences them
  • Ensures team participation to support the Firm’s goals
  • Listens to, understands and communicates confidently with others in a clear, concise, polite and purposeful way
  • Motivates self
  • Others to succeed
  • Monitors performance
  • Identifies improvement areas
  • Initiates appropriate action
  • Risks identified are mitigated to an appropriate level.

Skills and Behavioural Attributes

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Display levels of patience and understanding
  • Adaptability and flexibility
  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Negotiating skills
  • Influencing
  • Methodical, accurate and detail conscious
  • Team player, approachable, receptive to feedback from others
  • Able to build rapport at all levels
  • Strong client focus
  • Ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Prioritising, ability to manage time effectively
  • People management skills
  • Good listening skills, actively clarifying what has been communicated to ensure understanding
  • Integrity, honesty and confidentiality
  • Assertive, able to handle conflicts
  • Managing team dynamics
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
  • Self-motivated and energetic