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  • Posted: Nov 12, 2020
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    EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a bette...
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    Proffessional Practice Group - Accounting Technical Senior Manager

    Assurance Accounting Technical Senior Manager – Johannesburg

    Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As an assurance audit technical Senior Manager, you will be responsible for providing technical guidance on International Standards on Auditing (ISAs) and the EY Global Audit Methodology (GAM) to audit teams primarily in South Africa but also across our Africa business.

    The primary function of a technical senior manager is to provide ad-hoc technical guidance to teams and to assist with the completion of formal consultation documents relating to auditor reporting, reportable irregularities or other mandatory matters per policy. You will draw on your knowledge and experience to help teams solve complex or contentious issues in Audit Technical. You would guidance your team and peers in responding to audit teams and assist them to grow their technical competency.

    Senior managers are also required to work on internal projects relating to technical matters. These may include developing training material, collateral or template development, coaching of audit teams and risk monitoring / mitigation projects. Smaller projects or portions of larger projects will be managed directly by you. Senior Managers will work with their teams on contributing to the delivery of larger projects within Audit Technical. There is also an element of presenting training to partners and managers across Africa. Senior Managers specifically also support learning and development in presenting training to staff.

    The opportunity

    As part of our External Audit team, you’ll experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

    Your Key Responsibilities

    You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements. In addition, you will conduct timely and constructive discussions with the management on accounting and reporting matters and provide a robust and clear perspective to audit committees. In doing so, you play an important role in providing services to clients such as responding to regulatory reforms, managing capital life cycle and improving business operations.

    Skills And Attributes For Success

    • Work effectively as a team leader, allocating responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and managing team members on progress
    • project manage and contribute ideas/opinions to the assurance teams and listen/respond to other assurance team members' views
    • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the audit client's environment.
    • Integrity within a professional environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills

    To qualify for the role you must have

    • CA(SA) with no more than 7+ years of post-articles experience
    • Preferably with client experience from
    • Consumer Products & Retail
    • Automotive

    Ideally, you’ll also have

    • Strong analytical skills
    • Good project management skills

    What We Look For

    Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization. 

    What Working At EY Offers

    As one of our valued employees in EY, you get to work with inspiring, meaningful and challenging projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. At EY we value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. In addition to these, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that encourages high quality and knowledge exchange. Furthermore we offer excellent working conditions, in a stimulating, inclusive and enjoyable environment. We offer

    • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
    • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
    • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

    About EY

    As a global leader in assurance, tax, consulting, strategy and transaction services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
    If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to EY on to apply

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