Assistant Manager - Assurance (Windhoek, Namibia)

Ernst & Young - Windhoek, namibia

a month ago

As part of our External Audit team, youll experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. Thats how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.


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Well, this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Client Rresponsibilities

  • Implement leading data and analytics-based audit tools and approaches in the execution of audits
  • Manage engagement economics and communicate significant issues to the Engagement Manager and Engagement Partners, as well as clients
  • Understand our service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients
  • Manage client expectations
  • Managing audit teams, including in managing and coordinating audit engagements, setting engagement strategy, its execution and conclusion on financial statements.
  • Manage audit engagements, manage risk and apply professional scepticism
  • Apply risk management policies and procedures on engagements with an understanding of global and local independence rules
  • Assist Partners with generating new business opportunities and building client networks and relationships
  • Enhance EYs brand positioning through strong external relationships across a network of existing and future clients
  • Building, fostering and maintaining client relationships
  • Provide strategic and relevant insight, connectedness and responsiveness to all clients

Qualifications and Experience

  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (CA(Nam)) or ACCA member.
  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques
  • Experience of the entire audit process
  • Compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Expreince within a blue-chip audit form would be advantagous
  • 1 to 2 years post articles Audit experience

Technical skills requirements

  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of IFRS, including IFRS 9 and IFRS 7
  • Detailed understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies
  • Understanding of Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) procedures
  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements

The ideal candidate

  • Strong networking and communication skills. We're looking for someone who's comfortable reaching out and connecting with others, fostering positive relationships both within the team and externally.

  • We require a person who practices complete honesty in their actions and communications. Your ability to uphold the highest standards of personal and professional integrity is crucial to this role.

  • We value employees with a strong sense of ethics. We need someone who can make the right decisions, not just for the company, but for society as a whole.

  • Superior interpersonal skills are a must. You should be comfortable working within a team, as well as interacting with clients. The ability to sensitively navigate and handle conflicts while maintaining strong relationships is also crucial.

  • The ideal candidate must be sharp, analytical, and quick to grasp complex concepts. You should have an innate curiosity and a drive to continuously learn and grow, always staying abreast of industry news and trends.

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