Posted on :
13 Apr, 2021
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities. With 91,054 people working out of 1,658 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.
BDO South Africa has a vacancy for an Audit Manager in our External Audit Division at our Johannesburg office.
Job Title: Audit Manager
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: EXA_02
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The Audit Manager oversees and ensures that the project runs efficiently and profitably from inception to sign off, by managing all the relevant stakeholders in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures. The Audit Manager further supports the Engagement Partner with clients’ commercial management and business development initiatives.
Reporting to the Audit Partner you will inter alia be responsible for:
•Negotiating budgets/fees and overruns for clients once fee base has been agreed with the partner
•Managing WIP, write offs, fee queries and debtors
•Ensure Timeous and accurate billing of clients
•Accurate and Timeous planning of audits.
•Management and the Execution of audits.
•Managing staff movements on and off the job and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
•Manage and control staff allocations on audit project.
•Ensure completion and finalisation of audits
•Building of effective relationships with clients and staff.
•Ensure Exceptional Client Service.
•Decide on audit appropriateness of audit opinion by resolving issues which might impact on the audit opinion and ensuring that these are brought to the attention of the engagement partner and documentation thereof.
•Manage the client and ensure that the project is delivered within the scope agreed on
•Mentoring of trainees
•Timeous completion of performance reviews
Qualifications and Experience:
•A minimum of 2 years post article management experience with long term audit ambitions – partner/director
•Listed companies experience will be an advantage.
•Strong Technical Ability
•Extremely high level of attention to detail and analytical and problem-solving abilities.
•Ability to communicate effectively – Verbally and Written
•Ability to relate to clients at executive level
•Ability to apply sound professional judgment.
•Demonstrate a commitment to self-development and growth through research and attending courses relevant to role.
•Promote teamwork within the Audit Teams
•Strong Planning, organising and control skills
The appointment will be made in terms of the Firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 20/04/2021