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Head of Technical


PKF South Africa, National position

Position Type


Experience Needed

10 years post articles experience in a technical environment

Skills Required

CA(SA),10 years post articles experience in a technical environment,Working knowledge of ISQC1 (and in due course ISQM 1 & 2) and the IRBA Code,Expert knowledge of the ISAs,Expert knowledge of IFRS and IFRS for SME,A passion for all things technical,Be able to work independently with minimal supervision,Impeccable attention to detail,Able to present technical material at a senior level,Deadline driven,An excellent communicator of technical material, decisions and policies,Comfortable to interact with senior staff and directors,Prepared to travel within SA and occasionally outside SA,The ability to converse (read and write) in both English and Afrikaans is preferred,The ability to think out of the box in order to challenge and improve current policies and procedures, ensuring scalability for a diverse membership of firms, is essential

About the position

PKF South Africa is recruiting for a Head of Technical who will form part of the national team.

Job Description

The intention of the Head of Technical position is to improve audit quality through ensuring that the national member firms understands how to accurately and proficiently apply the auditing standards, PKF methodology and the PKF auditing tools. In addition to this, the Head of Technical will also provide support to audit teams on IFRS and IFRS for SMEs, through accounting memorandums and training. 

The head of technical will report to the PKF COO and the PKF Chairman.