Audit Manager

Recruiter
Deloitte
Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Oct 2021
Closes
01 Nov 2021
Ref
581918366
Job role
Audit
Experience level
Manager
Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the "Deloitte organization") serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte's approximately 330,000 people make an impact that matters at www2.deloitte.com.

Deloitte is dedicated to providing value added solutions to our clients. We take pride in our reputation for providing a globally consistent quality service, an integrated approach and world-class expertise. Deloitte is renowned for its innovative and collaborative culture, where talented people work closely with like-minded individuals to achieve collective success.

Deloitte East Africa provides seamless cross-border services to multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium sized enterprises and the public sector, across three (3) countries in the region: Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania.

A career with Deloitte offers you the opportunity to engage with and work alongside leading corporations within the East African region, and an opportunity to start and grow your career within a dynamic and rewarding environment. You will get the support, coaching and training needed to advance your career in Kenya and within the East Africa market.

What impact will you make?

At Deloitte we have a clear purpose, to make an impact that matters to our clients, our colleagues and our communities while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. From professional development to leadership opportunities and career advancement, we empower our people to be their very best - because that's how you make an impact.

About the Department

Deloitte's Audit service offering utilizes a comprehensive methodology designed to bring our extensive professional and technical resources to audit engagements in an efficient, and cost-effective manner. In our audit process, we combine a rigorous risk and needs analysis, diagnostic processes, and a client service assessment structured to provide our clients with a superior audit clearly focused on them.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a dynamic person to join our Audit team as an Audit Manager. This position will be based in our Nairobi office in Kenya.

Job Description

Main purpose of the job

The holder of this position will ensure that all audit assignments are carried out to the highest standards in order to provide outstanding value to clients and the Firm; develop high-performing people and teams, leading and supporting them to make an impact that matters; and setting the direction to deliver exceptional client service.

What you will do
  • Support the Partner on delivery of designated engagements and managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables;
  • Manage work in progress on engagements and ensures billings are timeously done and collections followed up;
  • Leverage a deep understanding of audit services and stakeholder needs to deliver high quality engagements;
  • Manage engagement budgets through accurate budgeting, cost control and profitability management;
  • Perform risk assessment procedures to provide a basis for the identification and assessments of risk of material misstatement;
  • Assist in the preparation of proposals/tenders and presentations on request; and
  • Generate innovative solutions on projects / engagements in collaboration with team members to enhance / renew service offerings to clients.


Qualifications

  • A Bachelors Degree from a recognized university.
  • A recognized accounting qualification such CPA/ACCA or equivalent.
  • Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and International Auditing Standards.
  • At least 5 years' experience post-qualification with an internationally recognised Auditing Firm.
  • Masters degree will be an added advantage.


Additional Information

Key Performance Areas

Strategic Impact - Supports the Partner on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables.

Budgets / Profitability - Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting, cost control and profitability management.

Stakeholder Focus - Leverages a deep understanding of audit and risk advisory services and stakeholder needs to deliver high quality engagements.

Tools, guidance and methodology - Delivers high-quality audits via a number of enablers.

Project plans - Develops and manages project plans as a critical component to executing high quality audits.

Behavioural competencies
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills.
  • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others.
  • Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease.
  • Sound problem solving ability.

Technical Competencies
  • Expert in field with sound industry and business knowledge.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Proven ability to manage and execute projects.
  • Experience in developing and presenting client proposals.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Sound business acumen.
  • Negotiation skills.
  • Focus on quality and risk.

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make.

Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people.

Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders.

Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction.

Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities.

Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

Deloitte opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across the African continent and globally to gain experience and access projects beyond our borders. We value differences, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, abilities and thinking styles.

Our purpose

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work-always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world. #Makinganimpactthatmatters

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If you meet the above requirements, please visit our website and apply online: Deloitte East Africa Careers portal.

Closing date: 29 October 2021.

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not ask individuals to pay any fees or money as part of the recruitment process. Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.