Deloitte Malaysia

Audit & Assurance - Manager (Insurance Advisory)

Location
Kuala Lumpur
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
10 Feb 2021
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Ref
4480173
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Audit
Experience level
Manager
Deloitte is expanding its insurance audit and advisory business in response to the regulatory and MFRS/IFRS accounting changes impacting the insurance sector.
Due to the publication of MFRS/IFRS 17 Insurance contracts in 2017, many of the clients across the insurance industry are asking for support from us as they assess, design and implement this fundamental change in accounting and look to address the impacts to their business model and financial reporting. This gives us opportunities for our insurance practitioners to assist our clients in areas such as reporting process and controls design and implementation, operating model, and finance transformation, working closely with actuarial, consulting and risk advisory colleagues.
We are looking to expand our team of focused, aspirational and collaborative insurance practitioners, and as such we are offering the opportunity to join as Manager or Assistant Manager in our Insurance Audit and Assurance Group to support this challenging and rapidly expanding business. We are seeking applications from professionals who ideally have excellent knowledge and experience of Life and / or General insurance related audit and advisory engagements. This role will require some level of business travel depending on client needs in the ASEAN and Asia Pacific region.
Your role
Key responsibilities attributable to this role will include some or all of the following:
  • Be responsible for managing a key client portfolio of insurance clients (life and general) and building and maintaining good working relationships with all colleagues and clients
  • Manage audit / advisory teams on specific assignments to ensure audit / advisory work is appropriately completed in accordance with the necessary engagement requirements
  • Supervise teams to successfully execute engagements
  • Manage, motivate and coach team members and provide feedback through regular communication and timely appraisal
  • Take an active role in delivering on advisory engagements specifically for MFRS/IFRS 17 advisory projects locally and possibly in the ASEAN Region
  • Support business development initiatives, assist in the preparation and presentation of proposals for new insurance audit and advisory jobs
  • Participate in practice management activities, including facilitation of internal training courses and staff development
Job Requirements
  • Candidate must possess a relevant professional qualification (e.g. ICAEW, ACCA, CPA, MICPA or equivalent)
  • At least 8 year(s) of working experience in the related field is required for this position
  • Experience in the Insurance sector, either from within the industry as part of an insurance institution or from professional services
  • Experience in insurance accounting and/or relevant advisory engagements
  • Knowledge or awareness of developments in Insurance regulation
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral/written communication, guidance and influencing skills, team management, and leadership
  • Experience in developing project deliverables (proposals, reports, presentations) to a high standard 
  • Highly motivated approach, with a proven ability to work on own initiative within a stimulating work environmen
  • Enjoy working independently as well as actively collaborating with others to contribute to a high performing team environment
  • Being passionate about areas of expertise, managing your own development as a role model by learning continuously from experience and seeking out development opportunities
  • Candidates having prior MFRS/IFRS 17 exposure will have added advantage although this is not a pre-requisite


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