Assistant Manager

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide management over a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work
  • Leading, managing and developing an effective audit team
  • Liaison with client’s representatives in the planning and conduct of audit assignments discussing findings, emerging risks and actions to address identified risks
  • Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value
  • Monitor and control auditing staff
  • Planning and scoping assignments effectively, allocating audit resources, defining deadlines and ensuring a comprehensive and appropriate terms of reference is set for each review
  • Managing and undertaking audit assignments effectively and efficiently as well as to ensuring audit work is performed according to the required standard and deadlines
  • Identifying key risks to business objectives, evaluating and testing controls in place and identifying areas for improvement
  • Producing audit reports to meet the required standard for reporting to the Executive Director/Partner
  • Maintains a good working relationship with the client and providing guidance to clients on a consultancy basis
  • Takes a leadership role in professional, business or community organizations
  • Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge

Job Requirements

  • A recognised Degree in Accounting or equivalent (e.g. Professional Accountancy Qualification)
  • Where applicable, non professionally qualified degree holders who are currently pursuing or have obtained a recognised Professional Accountancy Qualification will have an added advantage
  • At least 4 to 5 years’ experience gained in a Top 10 Professional Accounting Practice outside Big Four OR at least 3 to 4 years’ experience gained in a Big Four firm
  • Possess a client service mindset, proven leadership skills as well as a strong appreciation of business issues
  • Applicants with prior working experience with an international Audit Software, and/or able to demonstrate experience with public listed company audits will be an advantage
  • Applicants with experience in leading and reviewing audit software based audits will be given preference
  • A team leader with excellent interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of MS Office applications
  • Based in Kuala Lumpur