Senior Manager

Senior Manager


Senior Manager

Details of the offer

Position Title: Senior Manager
Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal
Salary: Market Related
To effectively manage a portfolio of audits and stakeholders to ensure delivery of valued add audits in compliance with relevant legislation in order to fulfil the mandate of the company to enhance public confidence.
Strategic function:
Provide strategic input in developing the BU strategic plan and contribute during the review of the BU strategy;
Ensure that the center objectives are aligned and contribute to the achievement of the strategic objectives of the BU;
Implement the BU strategic plan;
Champion and drive the timely delivery of Balance Score Card goals;
Demonstrates an understanding of all aspects of the auditee’s business environment including risks that may potentially affect the audit process. Initiate/participate in thought leadership initiatives to learn or share knowledge with others.

Communication with those charged with governance on a regular basis;
Correspondence with auditees providing advice, setting up meetings;
Correspondence and meetings with managers and assistant managers regarding the direction and progress on the audits;
Advice to managers and Assistant Managers on audit related matters;
Ensuring that all risks are addressed for the specific audit engagements;
Appointment of specialist staff and contract in and out to ensure that risks are properly addressed;
Visits to audit teams, which may include reviewing of work, finalizing audit concluding working papers, preparing the audit report, meetings with the team and auditee;
Motivation talks and training on auditing matters with the team;
Meetings with contracted out partners;
Perform project management on all projects in center to ensure that time deadlines are met;
Perform functions as required by an engagement partner as spelled out in the statements of SAICA and the Auditor-General policies;
Prepare and take responsibility for the presentations at SCOPA and other Parliamentary committees;
Report back to the audit steering committees and audit committees on the planning – execution and reporting of the audits;
Communication with Sec 4(3) auditees.

Stakeholder engagements:
Build strategic and value adding partnerships with key stakeholders in the auditees to ensure support during the audit process;
Interact with both external and internal stakeholders (such as Performance Audit, ISA, Investigations etc.) to ensure that relevant resources are assigned to the audit;
Liaise with key stakeholders at auditees in the planning and execution of the audit, discuss findings, emerging risks and actions in order to proactively manage these;
Prepare and present audit reports at SCOPA and other relevant oversight committees;
Implement initiatives for creation of talent pipeline and succession planning;
Implement the activities outlined on the BU People Plan to address people management issues;
Manage the staff performance evaluation system for the Centre; this involves the compiling of IPC and the evaluation of IPC’s;
Responsible for managing the Centre resources (Staff – CWC and expenses) through meetings and giving direction and supervision to achieve a timely high-quality product and to develop the staff to the correct levels and improve on client relations within the overall business processes captured in the BSC.
Financial management and internal controls:
Responsible for compiling the Centre budget;
Manage the Centre budget to ensure adherence to the required financial performance standards for the BU and organization;
Monitor Centre recoverability and GP margins and take corrective actions (if any);
Manage resource to achieve budget income;
Responsible for approval of invoices, S & T, follow up with debtors etc.;
Ensure compliance with the internal controls;
Ensure compliance with SCM.

Ad-hoc duties:
Perform and/or manage other projects, tasks and assignments not stipulated on the Job description as and when required.
Knowledge of the PFMA and MFMA;
Accounting and Auditing legislation and standards or principles;
Specific knowledge of IFRS/GRAP and Treasury Regulations
Knowledge and implementation of CAATs;
Knowledge and experience of SAICA training regulations;
A minimum of 5 years’ experience:
2 years should be as an Assistant Audit Manager / Audit Supervisor;
3 years should be as an Audit Manager / Technical Manager.
PFMA and MFMA experience with banking experience as an added advantage;
Experience in reporting (General report, interim reports, quarterly and annual reports);
Experience in ensuring high quality of audits (i.e. action plans, technical consultations and peer/pre- Issuance reviews, quality reviews);
Experience in impactful stakeholder engagements (internal and external);
Security clearance would be an added advantage.

Only candidates who meet the above requirements will be considered.
If you do not hear from us within 2 weeks, unfortunately your application has not been successful.
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