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  • Posted: May 25, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • Kreston Global is a network of 23,500 people in 160 independent accounting firms across more than 110 countries. Founded 50 years ago, our aim remains to help businesses and people succeed internationally. When you need professional support, you need a pro-active business adviser who not only knows how to navigate regulation, tax regimes, reporting and c...
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    Internal Audit Assistant Manager

    Purpose:
    The Internal Audit Assistant Manager will be responsible to assist the Senior Manager: Internal Audit in leading the internal audit team, as well as managing staff and engagements to ensure timely completion of engagements in accordance with the IIA Standards.

    SKILLS:

    • Good interpersonal skills;
    • Enthusiasm, drive, determination and output driven;
    • Leadership potential, professionalism and integrity;
    • Proficiency in English;
    • Good communication skills, written and verbal;
    • Sound business acumen and good inter-personal skills;
    • Deadline-driven;
    • Attention to detail;
    • Logical thinking;
    • Broader business knowledge, ability to think out of the box to deliver quality solutions that our clients seek;
    • Strong analytical skills;
    • Ability to work in a high-pressured environment

    EXPERIENCE

    • A minimum of 4 to 5 years of work experience in Internal Auditing
    • Experience with CaseWare IDEA (advantage)
    • IT auditing (advantage)

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Strong academic background
    • Relevant Honours degree (e.g., Internal Audit, Accounting, etc.)
    • Ability to deliver work that requires flawless accuracy and correctness
    • CIA (designation obtained or at least 2 of 3 parts completed)
    • Registered with the IIA SA

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

    • You will work closely with IT, business, audit and risk to align business processes and risk to
      the business environment. You will be identifying risks and recommend mitigating controls.
    • Identifying and pursuing new clients (with the guidance and assistance of the Senior Manager:
      Internal Audit)
    • Financial and operational business process controls and reviews (involved from planning to
      reporting)
    • Compliance with other regulatory requirements
    • Due diligence on systems and controls
    • Performance audits and auditing of performance information
    • Quality assessment reviews
    • Enterprise risk management and governance reviews
    • Ensure that all the project activities comply with the firm’s policies and procedures
    • Client invoicing and budget monitoring
    • Using data analytics in performing internal audit and related services reviews
    • Assist with training and workshop facilitation
    • Building strong relationships with clients;
    • Limited travelling in South Africa / Africa
    • Undertake wider office activities, as required.

    HOURS AND PRODUCTIVITY:

    • 80% billable
    • 20% non-billable
    1. The 20% non-billable time is expected to be used as follows unless otherwise stipulated in the performance contract;
    • Developing the firm’s Intellectual Property
    • Non-billable administration
    • Drafting tenders and quotations (for final review and approval by the Senior Manager: Internal
      Audit)
    • Other duties as and may be required.

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    Junior Audit Manager

    Purpose:

    Purpose of an Audit Manager is to oversee and ensure that audit projects run efficiently and profitable from inception to sign off, by managing all the relevant stakeholders in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures. Also ensuring accuracy of the audit work for which you are responsible, to report to and support the Audit Partners, provide excellent client service and to develop those staff for whom you are responsible.

    The Audit Manager further supports the Engagement Partner with clients’ commercial management and business development initiatives.

    MANAGING:

    • Under the supervision of the Audit Partner will have direct responsibility for a number of audit teams.

    SKILLS:

    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to prioritise
    • Ability to multi-task and be able to work on more than one engagement at a time
    • Attention to detail i.e. accuracy essential
    • High energy level
    • Good judgement
    • Decisive decision-making
    • Proven commitment to comply with regulations, policies and processes
    • Knowledge of IFRS / SME & International Auditing Standards
    • Sound business English in verbal and written communication
    • People management skills with coaching and mentoring capability
    • Ability to train and motivate junior staff
    • Good project management skills and deadline driven
    • Forward-looking with team-building skills

    EXPERIENCE

    • At least 4 years’ experience in an Auditing Environment of which a minimum of 2 years in a management role

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Write and passed APC
    • Successfully completed the SAICA Training Contract of minimum 3 years
    • Registered with SAICA as a Chartered Accountant
    • Ability to deliver work that requires flawless accuracy and correctness
    • Ability to work independently without being micro-managed

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

    • Assume full responsibility for large assignments falling within his/her expertise.
    • Supervise the engagement duties to, and the training of, personnel assigned to the engagement.
    • Supervise a number of engagements at one time.
    • Be responsible for personnel scheduling, compliance with due dates and monitoring time budgets of engagements.
    • Adequately review all working papers and completed reports for compliance with firm standards.
    • Resolve all problems before submitting the report for final partner review.
    • Communicate firm policies and technical information to accounting and audit personnel through individual or group meetings.
    • Motivate and assist staff in professional and service development.
    • Represent the firm in professional and service development.
    • Develop the firms’ reputation and own through conducting seminars, making speeches, writing articles and similar activities.
    • Assist partner with practice development and practice management.
    • Assign staff to the audit engagement, determining the number of staff and the level of experience required, thereby ensuring that the project is adequately staffed;
    • Negotiate overruns and budgets;
    • Oversee and ensure that all the project activities comply with the firm’s policies and procedures;
    • Perform function of principal client contact and take full responsibility for the client relationship and ensure that all queries are solved timeously;
    • Review the draft financial statements and ensure that they are IFRS/SME compliant;
    • Ensure that an appropriate audit report is issued;
    • Ultimate responsibility for bringing audit to completion, sign-off by making sure all the relevant finalisation/ completion documents have been completed, reviewed and archived in conjunction with the Engagement Partner;
    • Attend and facilitate wrap-up meetings;
    • Facilitate the client invoicing process;
    • Addresses situation before they come crises and develops solutions to avoid recurrence,
    • Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis (where allowed ito S90).
    • Participants in the development of ways to meet client needs, contributes to proposal delivery.
    • Undertake wider office activities, as required.
    • Train SAICA trainees in respect of assurance engagements with energy and commitment.
    • Develop SAICA trainees to become well-rounded professionals in the workplace.
    • Mentor SAICA trainees in achieving the professional competency level required for final sign-off.
    • SAICA Training Programme – act as a reviewer and evaluator.

    HOURS AND PRODUCTIVITY:

    • 70% billable
    • 30% non-billable
    • The 30% non-billable time is expected to be used as follows unless otherwise stipulated in the performance contract;
    • 40% People Development
    • 35% Business Development
    • 25% Firm’s Intellectual Property.

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