Manager - Audit & Assurance

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.)

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: KP054-1009

Job description / Role

During your tenure as an Assistant Manager in Audit & Assurance, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:

- Takes responsibility for understanding key statistics and industry matters about entity before engagement begins, for example, by asking other team members and reading the prior year financial statements (including the enhanced audit report) or audit documentation
- Understands allocation of responsibilities between the engagement team and experts or specialists, including timescales and how the work of experts and specialists will contribute to the objectives of the audit
- Takes responsibility for understanding key statistics and industry matters about entity before engagement begins, for example, by asking other team members and reading the prior year financial statements (including the enhanced audit report) or audit documentation
- Understands allocation of responsibilities between the engagement team and experts or specialists, including timescales and how the work of experts and specialists will contribute to the objectives of the audit
- Coordinates with management and expert/specialists for the key engagement or project deliverables and due dates. Tracks findings of work performed and follows up the impact of work to be performed by other members of the engagement team
- Applies guidance material in relevant guides, practice aids, and tools so that an appropriate level of professional scepticism is reflected in procedures performed, evidence obtained and conclusions reached
- Signs off appropriately on work performed and reviewed. Takes responsibility for meaningful completion of all necessary checklists, procedures and tailoring and concluding questions prior to signing-off. Proactively checks whether others have signed off appropriately and follows up where necessary
- Contributes to the development of a comprehensive project plan, using prior year knowledge to help identify audit priorities that can be performed earlier in the audit cycle. Seeks awareness of contingency plans if the entity's management team fails to meet their deadlines
- Prepares and reviews documentation by anticipating questions that reviewers may ask, including not just the conclusion but the relevant facts, analysis, reference to authoritative literature and professional judgements made in reaching it
- Encourages wider team adopt an attitude of professional scepticism, to have a questioning mind-set and to further investigate as and when appropriate. Is able to identify the key questions to be answered
- Documents objectivity, independence and continuance decisions, checking that sufficient enquiries have been made and that all information has been captured.
- Checks that staff on the engagement have adequate technical knowledge, including industry knowledge, for the areas in which they are working. Provides briefings as required

Leadership Capabilities:

- Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life
- Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador
- Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results
- Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders
- Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities

Requirements

Qualifications:

- 5+ years of experience in auditing, with leading professional services firms or large multinational organizations and systems.
- Degree in Business, Accounting, or related field.
- Successful record of engagement management.
- Fluent in English (Reading, Speaking and Writing). Arabic is a plus.
- CPA, CA, CIA, CISA or equivalent required.

Deloitte in the UAE is part of Deloitte & Touche (M.E.). Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL).

About the Company

Deloitte is the world's largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit & assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory and tax and services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries, whether they are in the energy, communications, oil and gas, financial services, family businesses, healthcare, public or education sectors among others.

With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 150 countries and territories, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and high-quality service to clients, delivering the insights they need to address their most complex business challenges. Deloitte's more than 250,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence.

Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte globally and is the first Arab professional services firm established in the Middle East region Deloitte & Touche (M.E.) is a member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) and is a leading professional services firm established in the Middle East region with uninterrupted presence since 1926 with 26 offices in 15 countries to date. What distinguishes Deloitte member firms in the Middle East is the global and regional expertise and know-how offered through specialized and highly knowledgeable talent. Deloitte aims to offer the best services to its clients through a team with more than 3,300 partners, directors and staff in the Middle East which guarantees effective communication with clients and a deeper understanding of their needs. It is a Tier 1 Tax advisor in the GCC region since 2010 (according to the International Tax Review World Tax Rankings). It has also received numerous awards in the last few years which include best employer in the Middle East, best consulting firm, the Middle East Training & Development Excellence Award by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), as well as the best CSR integrated organization.

Deloitte drives progress. Our practices around the Middle East support clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. We invest in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empower them to achieve more than they could elsewhere. Our work combines advice with action and integrity. We believe that when our clients and society are stronger, so are we.

Our Purpose

Deloitte makes an impact that matters. Every day we challenge ourselves to do what matters most-for clients, for our people, and for society. We serve clients distinctively, bringing innovative insights, solving complex challenges and unlocking sustainable growth. We inspire our talented professionals to deliver outstanding value to clients, providing an exceptional career experience and an inclusive and collaborative culture. We contribute to society, building confidence and trust in the markets, upholding the integrity of organizations and supporting our communities.

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  • Integrity
  • Outstanding value to markets and clients
  • Commitment to each other
  • Strength from cultural diversity

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