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Assistant Manager Bloemfontein (ADN) 1

Bloemfontein Bloemfontein Mangaung, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 29, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Assurance Delivery Network (ADN) - Audit Client Service Executive / Assistant Manager
The opportunity: your next adventure awaits
Join our Assurance Delivery Network (ADN) Team and you will help our service audit client engagement team and clients meet their reporting requirements by assisting with the execution of non-complex and non-judgmental sections within the audit framework.
ADN Team is a network within EY South Africa. As part of our ADN Team, you would be the section lead and main point of contact for the tasks to be concluded for the service audit client engagement team. You will be responsible for the timeliness and quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations and the team that will execute on these deliverables.
You will have full access to the entire ADN as well as provide guidance and detailed instructions to the ADN staff on the execution of their roles and responsibilities. You will also have the opportunity to manage a number of staff members as well as perform detailed reviews over the work performed by the ADN Staff.
From day one, you will be working to help our clients reach their potential. Audit naturally plays a key role in enabling organisations to build a brand of trust with their stakeholders and through your role you will be contributing towards this buildup of trust.
We support you in achieving your unique potential. We aim to give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's leading companies.
Exposure to Multinational clients - the world of work is vast, exciting, intimidating and fascinating. You'll experience all of that and more because you'll be exposed to the best, biggest, innovative companies we call clients.
You will experience professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That's how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Key Responsibilities

Lead an engagement deliverable from the ADN front and ensure that the team delivers timely high-quality work as per EY GAM and in line with the service audit client engagement team expectations;
Demonstrate understanding of EY GAM while performing reviews of procedures performed by ADN staff, along with knowledge of EY tools to make reviews more efficient and meaningful;
Develop an understanding of EY Quality and Risk Management procedures and ensure these are embedded into the ADN team's work;
Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with the entire ADN and service audit client engagement team;
Proactively discuss workflow management with the service audit client engagement team allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards;
Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective service audit client engagement team;
Standardise review process along with leveraging best practices across engagements;
Motivate and lead the ADN staff, coach and supervise team members thereby building and deploying high performing teams;
Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback / training;
Contribute to a positive team environment by demonstrating consistent commitment and optimism towards work challenges;
Promotes EY's ethical and professional standards, including data confidentiality; and
Knowledge of the use of EY technology and tools to continually learn, share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery.

Skills and attributes for success

Knowledge of IFRS and ISAs;

Accelerate strong interpersonal and good written & oral communication skills;
Robust logical and reasoning;
Project management, leadership, coaching and supervisory skills;
Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values;
Team player, with the ability to multi-task, flexible and can work under pressure; and
Commitment to continuous learning and proactively implement onto new processes.

What we look for

You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We're looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world;
You are curious and purpose driven. We're looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world;
You are inclusive. We're looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences and team inclusively to build safety and trust; and

Bcom Accounting or equivalent
Articles completed within the big four or mid-tier accounting firms

What's in it for you

Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with access to future-focused courses and development programs;
Broaden your horizons by working on highly integrated teams and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds — both professionally and culturally;
Bring out the best in yourself with continuous investment in your personal well-being and career development;
Develop your own personal purpose and help us create a positive ripple effect on our teams, our business, clients and society - building a better working world, together. We are invested in the advancement of women in the workplace; entrepreneurs and positively impacting and developing 1 billion people globally with our Ripples CSI program. And you'll be part of all of that, and more;
Access to digital badges learning which means that you could have two, three or four gear shifts in your career thanks to our EY Badges program; and
There are various other experiences i.e., opportunity to join sports leagues (netball, soccer, cricket, hockey) and increase networking within the organization through playing together as a team, social functions with access to the entire assurance department including assurance lead partners and much more.

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