Audit & Assurance – Audit – Senior Manager

Durban

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 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

About the Division

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly.
Job Description
What impact will you make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you’ll find unrivaled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

Main Purpose of Job

To support service / business area leadership in the implementation of strategic plan through the effective management of team/s. To support the Partner in delivery of services to / at client premises on specific delegated engagements / project.

Specialized Competencies

Delivering on challenging audit engagements across the insurance industry
Sustain Profitability
Proactively contribute to the business strategies of the firm in all aspects
Talent Management
Risk and quality Management
Key Performance areas

Strategic Impact: Supports the Senior Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables
Client Impact: External/Internal: Manages and maintains oversight of deliverables of team on client engagements
Operational Effectiveness: Communicates detail of Audit Engagement Agreement to teams and maintains level monitoring of adherence by all parties
Development/Growth of Team: Shares expertise and knowledge with team members and counselees on an ongoing basis
Budgets / Profitability: Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting,  cost control and profitability management
Differentiators for this specific role

Wining Business: Contributes to the regional and business areas winning business opportunities and targets, including contribution to Industry Manager initiatives and cross service line selling and collaboration
Qualifications
Qualifications & experience required

CA (SA)
Minimum 3 to 5 years in an Audit Manager role
Ideally 2+ years as a Senior Audit Manager
Desired 5 years in a client facing management role
Extensive audit experience – alignment to specific industry sector within the Firm, shall be determined based on the individual’s audit exposure and preference
Additional Information
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
Talent development – Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities
Performance drive – Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
Influence – Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people
Strategic direction – Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction
Technical and Professional Capabilities

Stakeholder Focus: Leverages a deep understanding of audit and risk advisory services and stakeholder needs to deliver high quality engagement
Become experts in risk assessments and audit responses: Takes an independent view and contributes heavily in developing and challenging the risk assessment and controls testing strategy and designing appropriate audit responses for risks
Integrate engagement teams and manage referred work: Collaborates effectively across Deloitte functions to deliver a seamless audit that is responsive to stakeholder needs
Make appropriate use of tools, guidance and methodology: Provides appropriate guidance to the audit team in relation to the application of tools, guidance and methodology in delivering the audit
Manage project plans to optimize engagements: Proactively manages the project plan through efficient use of resources and tracking delivery of assigned tasks, guiding team members’ prioritization
Formulate reasonable judgements and conclusions in order to deliver informative and timely outputs: Uses judgement and consults appropriately when dealing with complex matters, applying an appropriate level of professional skepticism
Apply Ethical and Professional Standards: Understands their business security, ethical and compliance responsibilities, displaying best practice and actively encouraging appropriate behaviours of engagement teams
*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.