Client in the FINANCIAL CONSULTING INDUSTRY requires the services of an AUDIT MANAGER at their offices in GAUTENG as soon as possible.
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Duties & Responsibilities
You will be responsible for managing a portfolio of audit clients, directing all assurance services delivered, managing our people and supporting the Partners with business development and practice management.
Act as audit lead on large private and fully/JSE listed clients. The expectation is that on large assignments this role will be supported by one (or more) Managers. Overall responsibility for each assignment will be retained by the Partner.
Responsible for leading and directing all aspects of audit services delivered.
Help to lead the team in the audit department.
Support Partners in group sales and marketing activity, including playing a leading role in client pitch teams, attendance at group networking, and other marketing events as appropriate.
Contribute to development of new business relationships and business proposals through high level sales and marketing activity. This will include winning work by targeting new clients.
Support Partners with the implementation and communication of any new business strategy for existing clients, target clients and the internal business.
People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, training and recommendations for promotion. Act as a mentor to team members and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals. Act as a role model for Manager level.
Responsible for maximising profitability from a portfolio of clients.
Liaison with central departments on risk management, technical and other matters.
Take part in wider practice management at local level.
Participate in Key Account Management.
Develop specialist knowledge of a sector and/or technical area, and/or commercial area.
Engage with clients more directly on technical and audit judgement decisions.
Desired Experience & Qualification
Knowledge, Experience and Personal Competencies
Computer Literate (MS Office)
Demonstrate strong technical knowledge
Keeping abreast of legislation changes
2 - 3 years post-article experience in a similar type industry
Experience in managing and co-ordinating audit teams of various sizes
Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
Display levels of patience and understanding
Adaptability and flexibility
Responsibility and accountability
Problem solving and decision making
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
Managing team dynamics
Ability to multi – task
Ability to work in a culture diverse environment
Self-motivated and energetic
Package & Remuneration
Salary is HIGHLY NEGOTIABLE