Assistant Manager - External Audit

BDO Australia
Brisbane CBD, QLD
Industry-competitive salary package
03 May 2024
03 Jun 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Assistant Manager - Audit – Brisbane

What we will offer you

  • Be recognised and valued within a supportive team
  • Professional opportunities, personal fulfilment, and long-term growth, including Partner led mentoring
  • Commitment to your ongoing development to build your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills, including technical and non-technical training
  • Enjoyment in what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with
  • Health, wellbeing, and workplace giving programs, as well as the range of social activities including an active Social Club

Your New Role

This is an exciting career opportunity for an Assistant Manager to join our Brisbane Audit team. Some of the key duties & responsibilities would include:

  • Execute and manage audits of listed company, large private company and not-for profit clients ranging in size and industry
  • Monitor and allocate resources effectively throughout duration of an audit engagement
  • Identify audit and engagement risks and contribute to the design of an appropriate audit approach for each assignment Work closely with engagement partners in identifying potential problem areas or budget difficulties
  • Awareness of reporting and regulatory requirements across a variety of frameworks 
  • Analysis and documentation of internal controls and control environments 
  • Draft management letters and completion reports 
  • Complete performance reviews and identify training needs
  • Liaise with clients and identify future opportunities 

BDO’s Audit practice is a major player within the local marketplace, auditing many of Australia’s leading public and private sector organisations across a diverse industry base. Our thriving audit practice works with and provides services to some of the most exciting, established, and emerging companies. In your career with BDO, you will have the opportunity to work in a high performing team on a diverse client base with exposure to challenging work in a cross section of industries.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • 5+ years external audit experience in a professional services firm
  • CA/CPA qualification
  • Thorough understanding of all financial statement areas
  • Ability to identify potential risks of material misstatement and design audit tests to mitigate those risks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Experience in reviewing General Purpose accounts, included listed entities
  • Ability to identify scope and solve problems
  • Experience and passion in leading and developing teams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and an in depth understanding of Audit software


BDO offers professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility, global career growth opportunities and an industry-competitive salary package.

We are committed to building your technical, advisory, leadership, and management skills, and balance work with promoting health, wellbeing, workplace giving and social activities. At BDO, we want you to enjoy what you do and the community of colleagues and clients you work with.

As a firm, we embrace an inclusive culture and value the difference and unique perspective of every individual. We are proud to be named an Inclusive Employer by Diversity Council Australia (DCA).

To submit your application please click Apply Now or for further information please contact Ieva Dabrisiute at Learn more what we offer at BDO. 


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