Technical: Quality and Risk Manager: Pretoria – Centurion
Closing date for applications: 15 June 2021

Technical        EA/PTA/2021        4 May 2021

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Brief Description of this Job

To uphold quality standards and ensure effective risk management. To provide support services to directors and staff as well as clients of the firm. Ensuring that support is provided in time and within expected time limits, through effective and efficient people and other resources management.

Application Requirements

  • CA (SA)
  • Computer Literate (MS Office)
  • Demonstrate strong technical knowledge
  • Keeping abreast of technical updates and legislation changes
  • Report writing

Skills and experience

  • At least 3-5 years working experience in a similar type industry
  • Knowledge of IFRS, IFRS for SMEs required
  • Knowledge of JSE listing requirements required
  • Knowledge of GRAP required
  • Knowledge of international auditing standards and ethical requirements

Key Responsibilities

Quality Control

  • Perform engagement quality control reviews
  • Perform internal quality monitoring reviews
  • Review appropriateness of audit opinions
  • Review compliance with auditing standards
  • Implementation of the quality control standards

Audit Methodology

  • Develop and update working paper templates
  • Develop and update compliance checklists
  • Develop and update internal manuals and guides
  • Development of accounting and legislative application guides


  • Develop training courses / workshop sessions
  • Present training to staff
  • Development of training-related policies and procedures
  • Mark simulation tests completed by trainees (as required)

Consultation and support services

  • Perform research on accounting and auditing matters and new standards
  • Provide guidance on the application of Companies Act legislation
  • Attend client/audit committee meetings for discussion of technical matters (as required)
  • Liaise with technical support service clients
  • Provide ad-hoc technical advisory services to Nexia SAB&T directors and staff
  • Provide technical opinions on accounting matters
  • Perform technical reviews on Annual Financial Statements


  • Research topical issues for inclusion in technical directives
  • Write-up of technical proposals
  • Write technical opinions/reports
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to technical staff
  • Provide feedback to Technical Director
  • Write-up of articles as required

Ensure continuous professional development

  • Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies
  • Remain up to date with new / latest developments and requirements

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
  • Ability to multi – task
  • Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
  • Self-motivated and energetic