Ecovis Malaysia PLT

Manager, Audit & Assurance (Technical Department)

Location
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
05 Apr 2024
Closes
05 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Reports to : Partner / Director

Supervises : Assurance team

JOB SUMMARY

The Assurance Manager will manage assurance engagements by defining the audit strategy in consultation with the senior manager/ partner, and execute it in compliance with Ecovis PLT’s policies and protocols. When required, he will personally execute complex audit procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.

Assigns tasks to staff and ensures that employees follow generally accepted auditing standards when reviewing operating controls, policies and processes. Reviews staff work, follows up with management on significant control problems and issues a report to the company’s top management.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Degree in Finance / Accounting / Economy or equivalent qualification.
  • Member of a recognised accounting body (i.e. MIA, ACCA, CPA, MICPA, ICAEW or equivalent).
  • Minimum 5 years of audit and assurance experience.
  • Have strong working knowledge of the MIA By-Laws, auditing standards and international and local accounting standards.
  • Be current on industry development related to professional and regulatory standards.
  • Able to work independently as well as a team player. 
  • High degree of self-motivation, results-oriented and able to work independently. 
  • Strong ability to listen, analyse and resolve issues independently.
  • Effective management of competing priorities and to complete tasks/projects in a timely manner and to a high standard.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with excellent command in spoken and written English.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plan and conduct internal training relating to professional and regulatory standards.
  • Maintain and develop tools, templates, and resources used by the audit and assurance department in performing their engagements.
  • Update and enforce firm’s quality management policies and procedures.
  • Monitor operating effectiveness of the Firm’s internal controls and quality of audit engagements, with reporting and follow-up on remedial plans.
  • Respond to technical queries from leadership and engagement teams in relation to professional and regulatory standards.
  • Implement changes to the Firm’s audit methodology and intellectual resources to maintain compliance with latest professional standards and applicable approved accounting and auditing standards in Malaysia.
  • Liaise with various global/local professional bodies and regulators on latest development of current issues in the industry.
  • Convert technical literature into simple language for communication and into usable document from time to time.
  • Assist in any other ad-hoc projects or assignments which may be assigned on a need basis.

     

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Candidates must be resident in Malaysia, or have the right to work in Malaysia

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