Posted on :
18 Jun, 2021
18 Jun, 2021
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 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.
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.
BDO in South Africa has a vacancy for a National Training Programme Manager for its Audit service line in our Johannesburg office.
Job Title: National Training Programme Manager – Audit
Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Reference #: EXA_03
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: Market Related
The purpose of this position is assisting in the development and implementation of the firm’s SAICA training programme vision; assisting the National Training Officer in executing the training office strategies across all regions; assisting in managing compliance with professional bodies such as SAICA and IRBA in matters pertaining to trainees; assisting in performing internal training office moderation reviews in preparation for SAICA re-accreditation visits; drafting communication on SAICA Compliance matters and ensure that compliance requirements are met.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Assisting in developing training programme strategies that support the people strategy and are aligned to the organisational strategy and compliant with SAICA training regulations.
•Assisting in the research and implementation of innovative and best practices in the training programme management value chain.
•Monitor the Firm’s compliance with the requirements of the professional bodies such as SAICA and IRBA.
•Collaborate and contribute to the development and implementation of a training programme and plan which is aligned to SAICA’s competency framework.
•Assist in the implementation and maintenance of the firm assessment training policies that are compliant with SAICA regulations and aligned to each region’s operational capability.
•Manage and maintain service level agreements (SLAs) that are linked directly to the furtherance of the training programme.
•Manage the implementation of standardised audit trainee processes and procedures for all regions of the audit division as far as reasonably feasible.
•Manage the central process of monitoring competencies and core hours of trainees against SAICA expectations.
•Coordinate the collation and publication of the firm’s SAICA examination results.
•Coordinate the planning and performance of internal training office moderation reviews in preparation for SAICA re-accreditation visits.
•Coordinate the timeous on-boarding and movement of trainees on TCMS for SAICA.
•Coordinate the preparation and processing of discharging trainees at the of training contracts in accordance with SAICA regulations.
•Process payment requisitions for centralised training office costs.
Qualifications and Experience:
•Administration/Management Diploma or Degree
•In-depth knowledge and understanding of SAICA Training Regulations and the Competency Framework
•3-5 years’ relevant experience in a similar role/field
•Multi-tasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks
•Excellent internal and external stakeholder relationship management
•Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
•Excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills
•Able to innovatively improve internal systems, processes and procedures
•Able to work with all levels within an organisation
•Problem solving Skills
•Relationships and collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Application Deadline: 25/06/2021