EY Caribbean

Assurance Manager - Jamaica

Recruiter
EY Caribbean
Location
Kingston, JM
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
08 Aug 2019
Closes
19 Aug 2019
Ref
5d5927f8e4b0a6e88a78b15a
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
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 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.
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 Assurance Manager in Jamaica.
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 technical and industry developments. Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to 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 time-lines are monitored and adhered to. Integral in driving efficiency and meeting client time-lines.
* Effectively organise executive team members' involvement throughout the engagement.
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 project management skills
* Advanced written and verbal communication skills
* Experience with conducting oral presentations
* A dedication to teamwork and leadership
* Integrity within a professional environment
Ernst & Young is committed to diversity and equity.

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