Contract Performance Audit & Assurance Manager

BDO Australia
Brisbane CBD, QLD;
Industry-competitive salary package
07 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
About BDO

BDO is a trusted adviser to clients looking for audit, tax and advisory services. As one of the world’s leading audit and accounting organisations, we have clients of all types and sizes across an array of industry sectors. 

Our values are at the core of who we are and how we work with each other and with our clients. These values are the foundation of what we deliver, IDEAS | PEOPLE | TRUST. This is about delivering ideas and advice that create value; quality-driven people who are motivated by providing exceptional client service; and being trusted to get the job done. Learn more about BDO

About the team

Working as part of our wider Risk Advisory Services (RAS) team in Brisbane, the Contract Performance Audit & Assurance team provide risk assessments related to contract and third-party assurance solutions such as auditing and managing financial and commercial contract performance and risk.

About the role

In this client facing role you’ll provide assurance services to our key clients through independent review of project estimates and contractual arrangements prior to contract execution.

You’ll be responsible for planning, developing and delivering major assurance and advisory engagements which include contract performance audit, compliance audit and related contract advisory assignments.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Assist in building and mentoring a team of highly skilled contract performance audit, internal audit and risk advisory staff
  • Manage a portfolio of clients across a range of industry sectors, with a focus on risk, controls and assurance
  • Supervise and undertake fieldwork including scoping and delivering of risk advisory engagements
  • Prepare written reports and deliverables of a high quality and standard, adhering to budgets and timelines
  • Internal and external stakeholder management to deliver bespoke solutions
  • Drive the continuous improvement of current practice processes, tools and methodologies
  • Collaborate with senior management on continuous growth initiatives and business development of the practice

What you’ll need to succeed

Our ideal candidate will have proven experience in a similar role gained within the professional services industry.  Your natural ability to communicate with stakeholders at all levels and analytical skills will ensure your success in this role.

You will also need:

  • Accounting, legal or business related tertiary qualification
  • Post Graduate professional qualifications (CA/CPA/CIA)
  • Experience with developing and reviewing internal audit scopes and statements of work
  • Solid experience in process mapping, risk and control identification
  • Experience in presenting to Senior Management, Boards and ARCs
  • Exposure to latest better practices/methodologies/frameworks in regard to risk management, project management, records management, procurement/contract management, governance, legislative compliance etc.
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Australian driver’s licence and vehicle access (as travel outside of Brisbane Metro may be required)

What we will offer you

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

Benefits our employees enjoy include:

  • Health & Wellbeing initiatives - We offer a range of health-focused services and benefits to support you to reach your peak potential in all aspects of life.
  • Financial - We are committed to providing financial support to enhance your financial security and contribute to your overall wellbeing.
  • Career Opportunities - Domestic & International Secondment
  • Leave benefits - We understand the importance of achieving a healthy work-life balance, which is why our leave benefits go beyond the ordinary.
  • Lifestyle & Community – team bonding & social events, free daily breakfast, ‘dress for your day’
  • Learning & Development - we prioritise your personal and professional development, providing access to a diverse range of learning experiences to support your growth journey.

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).

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