BDO Rise Pvt. Ltd.

Senior Associate/ Senior Assistant / Assistant manager - Assurance

Bangalore City, Bangalore (IN), Ahmedabad, Gurgaon
As per industry Standards
16 Nov 2021
09 Dec 2021
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Control Environment


  • Applies knowledge and understanding of the collective effect of various factors on establishing or enhancing effectiveness, or mitigating the risks, of specific policies and procedures.
  • Applies a broad understanding of objectives and components of the overall control environment and organization, and supervisory controls
  • Validates and assesses effectiveness of internal control over financial reporting
  • Identifies and communicates to management and audit committee suggestions to improve client internal controls and accounting procedures
  • Identify and delegates functions of the audit to the auditor in charge as deemed appropriate
  • Supervise the work of audit team and review workpapers and conclusions preferably onsite during audit field work
  • Provide on-the-job-training to the engagement staff during audit field work




    • Applies knowledge and understanding of governing principles; applying these principles to client transactions; and documenting and communicating an understanding and application of these principles.
  • Identifies and consults with clients on the impact of new accounting pronouncements
  • Monitors and communicates important professional, industry pronouncements
  • Presents and discusses alternative generally accepted accounting principles and arguments for/against such alternatives
  • Drafts complex financial statements and related footnote disclosures and effectively communicates these to client
  • Identifies complex accounting issues and forms and documents resolution, seeking counsel of BDO technical experts as needed
  • SEC and PCAOB


    • Applies knowledge and understanding of SEC regulations and PCAOB guidelines, and documents and communicates the application of these principles.
  • Reviews SEC filings, including MD&A, financial statements and disclosures for appropriateness in form, content, completeness, and accuracy, and ensures that quarterly reviews are properly performed
  • Reviews required communications to the client and Audit Committee, ensuring their completeness, accuracy and compliance with Firm and professional guidelines
  • Reviews Section 404 internal control audit work all necessary checklists to ensure their completeness and compliance with Firm and professional guidelines
  • Ensures compliance with engagement independence requirements and consults internally as needed




    • Applies knowledge and understanding of professional standards; application of the principles contained in professional standards; and the ability to document and communicate an understanding and application of professional standards on an engagement.
  • Applies a thorough knowledge of professional standards/practices, including GAAS and PCAOB in performing and supervising work
  • Provides guidance to others and affirms conclusions made by others
  • Communicates matters required to be reported to the Audit Committee/Board and those charged with governance
  • Applies the use of efficiency tools such as statistical sampling, CAATS, etc.




    • Applies knowledge and application of BDO standards that guide effective and efficient delivery of quality services and products.
  • Conducts detailed review to assure audit is completed in accordance with assurance manual standards
  • Prepares or reviews required communications to management and audit committees, ensuring timeliness and completeness
  • Recommends appropriate outcomes to critical issues
  • Initiates and prepares client acceptance/retention procedures where appropriate
  • Plans the audit process and oversees the execution of procedures with quality, efficiency, and completeness despite pressures of deadlines.
  • Executes proper BDO methodology including but not limited to proper archiving procedures
  • Considers Sarbanes-Oxley rules in understanding and executing service plans for combined 404 and financial statement audits for public clients




  • Applies methodology used to seek or maintain information from authoritative sources and to draw conclusions regarding a target issue based on that information.
  • Defines methodology to conduct research projects and completes in a timely manner
  • Applies comprehensive knowledge of all appropriate research tools and draws conclusions based upon appropriate research
  • Prepares memo supporting research/conclusions and consults with others if appropriate
  • Presents issues to RTD or concurring reviewer effectively and accurately
  • Supervisory Responsibilities


    • Responsible for supervision of Associates and Senior Associates on all projects
    • Review work prepared by Associates and Senior Associates and provide review comments
    • Act as a Career Advisor to Associates and Senior Associates
    • Schedule and manage workload of Associates and Senior Associates
    • Provide verbal and written performance feedback to Associates and Senior Associates
    • Teach/coach Seniors and Associates to provide on the job learning
    • Other duties as required


    • ACCA Affiliate or member with bachelors in Accounting or equivalent required
    • ACCA Affiliate or member with  MBA/Masters degree in Accountancy preferred


    • 1 - 9 years prior work experience in public accounting required
    • Prior significant supervisory experience


    • Experience in the use of various assurance applications and research tools as is appropriate for this level
    • Microsoft Office Products, including Windows, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
    Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


    • Sound GAAP and GAAS knowledge
    • Familiarity with SEC and PCAOB reporting rules
    • Possess proven solid verbal and written communication skills
    • Possess excellent people development and delegation skills, including training/instruction and engagement scheduling and budgeting
    • Possess executive presence - need to be able to be primary contact for the client, prepare and present presentations to clients and potential clients
    • Possess client development/relationship-building skills
    • Possess solid decision-making skills
    • Able to resolve complex accounting issues
    • Able to be responsible for business development and marketing
    • Able to be responsible for engagement profitability including billings and collections.

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