Audit Manager (Chartered Accountant)

Thursday, 09 May 2019 07:49
Port Elizabeth

Price

  • Salary: Market Related
  • Work Type: Full Time
  • Area: Port Elizabeth
  • Consultant Email: shireen@hartpersonnel.co.za

MINIMUM ESSENTIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Matric
  • Comm Accounting Degree
  • CA (SA) Qualified Chartered Accountant with Articles completed
  • SAICA Articles exams passed and signed off
  • Managerial experience within a similar role and environment

COMPUTER PACKAGES REQUIRED:

  • Microsoft Office
  • CaseWare
  • Pastel
  • Greatsoft (advantageous)
  • Microsoft Outlook

SKILLS, COMPETENCIES & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Exceptional Communication Skills
  • Meeting of deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Communication Skills
  • Managerial Skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Training skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Multi -Tasking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict Management skills
  • Academic/Technical Knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • People management

BEHAVIOURAL DIMENSIONS REQUIRED:

  • Team player with high regard for efficiency and service delivery
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to prioritize and manage tasks independently
  • Deadline orientated and a good eye for detail and ability to multitask
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Must be good at following up
  • Self-motivated, organized and disciplined work ethics
  • High level of independence
  • Support Partners in carrying out of instructions as directed in accordance with company goals and targets

BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS & DUTIES:

Main duties & job function:

  • Managing an Audit Dept, which involves co-ordinating staff and work to produce a File and Annual Financial Statements for the partners. Purpose - to present Partner with clean audit file and AFS.

Key Performance Areas: -

People Management:

  • Manage and supervise audit engagements
  • Plan and co-ordinate work for up to 25 audit clerks
  • Responsible for Staff Assessments (SAICA Assessment Process)
  • Counselling, coaching and training clerks
  • Perform Disciplinary Procedures
  • Review work performed by Audit Clerks
  • Weekly staff briefing

 

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Plan for upcoming jobs and continuously adapt plans to take account of changes
  • Report to Partners and monitor progress on their jobs - act as a liaison between Partners and Clerks
  • Meet with Clients regarding Audit/Accounting Issues
  • Manage Client queries
  • Communicate firm’s decisions to Audit Dept and feedback Audit Dept issues to Partners
  • Perform specialist roles – Business plans, cashflows, tenders, Fraud investigations

 

Other Responsibilities:

  • Calling over schedules
  • Title Deed Searches
  • Timesheet Review
  • Organisation of accommodation, car hire etc for jobs