EY Jamaica

External Audit Manager - Assurance - Jamaica

EY Jamaica
Jamaica (JM)
02 Feb 2023
13 Feb 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

External Audit Manager - Assurance - Jamaica

Our Firm:

Ernst & Young, a global, market-leading, professional services firm, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, risk advisory and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates the diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Ernst & Young Caribbean, one of the region’s largest seamlessly and fully integrated professional services firms, has offices in Trinidad, Barbados, Jamaica, Curacao, Aruba, Guyana and St. Lucia. Recognized by organizations such as Fortune, Working Mother, and Training magazine, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work.

Our Service Line:

Ernst & Young's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable us to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders. We currently are seeking qualified candidates for an excellent career and leadership opportunity as an External Audit Manager in Jamaica.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management throughout the year. Establish expectations of value to be delivered.
  • Participate in performing audit procedures, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues. Collaborate to plan engagement objectives and an audit strategy that complies with professional standards and appropriately addresses risk.
  • Understand the client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technologies and industry developments. Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact on the client.
  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Delegate work successfully.
  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills.
  • Maintain cooperative relationships with other engagement teams.
  • Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed.
  • Generate new business opportunities.
  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services. Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.
  • Ability to manage more than one engagement simultaneously, while ensuring that all timelines are monitored and adhered to.  Integral in driving efficiency and meeting client time-lines.
  • Effectively organise executive team members' involvement throughout the engagement.

Qualifications Technical Skills Requirements:

  • An Accounting designation i.e. ACCA, CA, CGA, CPA etc.
  • An Undergraduate or Graduate Degree in Accounting or any other business-related subject would be an asset
  • Approximately 6 years of experience working as an external auditor for a public accounting firm with at least 4 years experience in the supervisory or managerial capacity
  • Relevant business/industry experience would be an asset
  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven success in leading and managing teams.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, time-sensitive environment with varying deliverables and changing requirements.

The deadline for submission of applications is 13 February 2023. Join us in building a better working world. Apply now!

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