|Company||BDO South Africa|
|Location||Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa|
BDO has a vacancy for a Audit Manager: Insurance, specifically in our Financial Services Division.
The primary purpose of the Financial Services Manager: Insurance role is to assist the Head of Insurance Partner at BDO Financial Services with leading and managing key accounts as well as assisting with business development within the Insurance sector in South Africa.
The Manager will also be given the responsibility to lead insurance project engagements in both the audit (external and internal) and consulting areas of the Financial Services division.
|Industries||Accounting & Auditing,Financial Services,Insurance|
This role will involve taking responsibility for the planning and execution / delivery of engagements, leading project / audit teams to achieve this and building / maintaining client relationships while delivering on this.
In addition, the Manager will be expected to get involved with the day-to-day operations of the Financial Services business unit, which include (but are not limited to) functions such as:
•Finance (budget and WIP monitoring and management),
•Counselling / mentoring audit trainees under the SAICA assessor program,
•Risk management / client onboarding, and
•Assisting leadership of FS with proactively contributing to setting the FS strategy and then implementing the strategy plan in the sector of Insurance, once approved.
We are looking for candidates who would be:
•CA (SA) qualification
•A minimum of 2 years’ post-qualification experience
•Specific experience in insurance external audit at a professional services firm, or Financial Services / Insurance work experience outside practice but within the industry
•A sound knowledge of and exposure the IASB accounting standards, audit standards (ISA’s) currently in issue, and a wide general knowledge of legislation and regulations that could affect financial reporting in the Financial Services industry. In particular, deep knowledge and experience with the application of IFRS 4, IFRS 7, IFRS 9, IFRS 13 and IAS 39 and all of the ISA’s currently in issuance
•A working knowledge of IFRS 17 is a must, with practical experience in implementation a bonus
The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
|Job Closing Date||30/04/2021|