Planning, leading, managing and supervising execution of external audit and review engagements for staff under your supervision within agreed budgets and deadlines.
Performing fieldwork on assigned engagements when necessary.
Assisting with the setting of budgets and pricing, scheduling audits and reviews, selecting staff and assigning workloads, developing the audit strategy, and reviewing audit/review evidence.
Identifying and reporting on assurance-related engagements, as per agreed-upon procedures and examination of selected financial information.
Establishing client relationships, anticipating client needs, responding their queries, being alert to both commercial concerns and technical accuracy and referring upwards if necessary
Complying with regulatory requirements by completing sign off and checklist procedures applicable to the local jurisdiction.
Reporting to partners on all salient points arising from audits.
Assessing current resources to help ensure proper deployment of audit staff. Establishes and manages a clear set of standards for others to work within.
Identifying and highlighting staff with high professional level, solving staff problems, managing their performance, and finding means within their capacity to retain them in the firm.
Setting objectives (goal-setting) with the audit/review team, providing support and coaching for more junior staff, and giving them feedback on their performance.
Provides technical assistance and functions as a coach or mentor to subordinate team members to promote their professional development and growth.
Provides professional leadership and guidance to team members in conducting and improving the audit and compliance review process, and employing proactive enforcement and technical assistance where necessary.
Evaluates performance of staff under your supervision and deals with firm partners to advise them of group complaints, recommend personnel actions, and promotes team building.
Collaborates with partners and subsidiary offices to coordinate staffing for engagements as necessary.
Serves as an authority in the program under responsibility.
Bachelor’s degree (B.A. /B.S.) in accounting or finance or equivalent
Must be a licensed Certified Public Accountant in good standing and have technical and practical knowledge of GAAP, GAAS, GAGAS, and the Code of Federal Regulations.
Must have demonstrated in your work experience or training that you possess the qualities of successful supervision and management as follows:
- Assign and review work of subordinates, train and work effectively with subordinates from a variety of backgrounds and with different levels/areas of training.
- Accomplish the quality and quantity of work expected within set limits of cost and time.
- Plan own work and carry out assignments effectively.
- Communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing in working out solutions to problems or questions relating to the work.
- Understand and further management goals as these affect day-to-day work operations.
- Develop improvements in or design new work methods and procedures.
3-4 years of managerial experience with an Audit firm
Ability to multi-task and work under pressure
Good leadership and motivational skills
Shows enthusiasm towards developing others
Highly analytical individual who can productively evaluate overall objectives and establish and implement a manageable plan to meet them.
A professional individual, who can exercise prudence with regards disclosure of client and office confidential information.
Good interpersonal and communication skills at all levels.
Manages the expectations of people regarding career development and progression.
Initiates smarter ways of working by making improvements to processes and looking for efficiency enhancements.
Provides clear rationale and supporting data to justify recommended solutions.
Considers the practicalities and costs involved when proposing a solution to a problem.
Uses own initiative to find innovative solutions to overcome obstacles.
Position requires recurring travel up to 40%.
Transportation and Nutrition industry experience desired.