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Audit Department

About the position

Purpose of the role

Managing an Audit Dept, which involves co-ordinating staff and work to produce a File and Annual Financial Statements for the partners. Purpose - to present Partner with clean audit file and AFS.

Academic Qualifications Required:

  • CA (SA)

Skills, Competencies and Experience Required:


  • Communication Skills
  • Managerial Skills
  • Time Management skills
  • Training skills
  • Coaching skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Multitasking skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Conflict Management skills


  • Academic/Technical Knowledge
  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility


  • People management

Required Computer Package Experience:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Caseware
  • Pastel
  • Greatsoft (advantageous)
  • Microsoft Outlook

Key Duties and Responsibilities – Key Performance Indicators:

  • People Management
  • Manage and supervise audit engagements
  • Plan and co-ordinate work for up to 25 audit clerks
  • Responsible for Staff Assessments (SAICA Assessment Process)
  • Counselling, coaching and training clerks
  • Perform Disciplinary Procedures
  • Review work performed by Audit Clerks
  • Weekly staff briefing
  • Plan for upcoming jobs and continuously adapt plans to take account of changes
  • Report to Partners and monitor progress on their jobs - act as a liaison between Partners and Clerks
  • Meet with Clients regarding Audit/Accounting Issues
  • Manage Client queries
  • Communicate firm’s decisions to Audit Dept and feedback Audit Dept issues to Partners
  • Perform specialist roles – Business plans, cashflows, tenders, Fraud investigations


  • Calling over schedules
  • Title Deed Searches
  • Timesheet Review
  • Organisation of accommodation, car hire etc. for jobs

Level of Independence:

  • Work independently but work is reviewed by Manager or Partner

Applications to be sent to:
Samantha Senekal
HR Manager


Port Elizabeth

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