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Audit Manager

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This role offers an exciting opportunity to work closely with the Audit Directors and team members, ensuring the timely and accurate completion of audit assignments. The successful candidate will possess advanced audit skills including risk management & control, financial analysis, strong business acumen, and be driven in delivering high level client service. A leading firm that values collaboration, commitment and client focused results. They are known for their inclusive work environment that encourages growth and development. They believe in providing their employees with opportunities to enhance their skills and knowledge, fostering a culture of continuous learning. Their commitment to delivering exceptional customer service sets them apart in the industry.

What you'll do:

You will manage the planning and delivery of audits across a portfolio of clients, whilst leading and mentoring a high performing team. You’ll ensure a high level of client service and the provision of long term client relationships. You’ll be responsible for ensuring compliance with relevant policies and legislation, identifying and mitigating business risks and final file reviews.

  • Manage and review field audits according to firm's policies, procedures, and current legislation
  • Facilitate planning of audits, arrange timetables for audit field work, assign team members and oversee execution
  • Identify business risks applicable to the client and use professional judgement to assess materially on an audit
  • Ensure key internal controls are in place at a client and decide the best approach to use
  • Review all planning documents in advance of field work beginning and ensure appropriate meetings are held with audit team
  • Deliver high level of customer service and establish good working rapport with client staff
  • Supervise audit team member's performance and quality of output to meet overall project requirements
  • Perform final file reviews, ensuring review notes are cleared and the file prepared for Director review

What you bring:

You will have advanced proficiency in fundamental audit skills including risk management & control, business acumen, influence, problem solving and financial analysis. Your excellent communication skills will enable you to communicate complex technical issues in non-technical terms with clients. You’ll bring a high level of service skills, with the ability to establish good working relationships with clients. Ideally you’ll have previous experience in coaching, mentoring and assisting in the development of team members.

  • Ability to deliver high level of customer service and establish good working relationships with clients
  • Advanced proficiency of fundamental audit skills including risk management & control, business acumen, influence, problem solving and financial analysis
  • A high level of current technical knowledge and expertise
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate in non-technical terms with clients
  • Able to negotiate and resolve issues with clients appropriately
  • Supervisory experience with ability to coach, mentor and assist in development of team members
  • Excellent attention to detail with results oriented approach to work
  • Effective time management skills with ability to meet deadlines

What's next? If this sounds like it might be the right opportunity for you, please don't hesitate to apply directly (no cover letter needed) or get in touch via the information below.

Consultant - Alex Pedrick - alex.pedrick@robertwalters.co.nz

Candidate Manager - Georgia Waters - georgia.waters@robertwalters.co.nz

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accounting & Finance

Focus: Tax Audit & Advisory

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: Auckland

Job Reference: 1970130/001

Date posted: 16 May 2024

Consultant: Alex Pedrick

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