Audit & Assurance | Audit | Manager |UAE Nationals 2024 - #49272

Deloitte


Date: 1 week ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time
Location

Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Ras Al-Khaimah

Audit & Assurance | Manager

Deloitte, established globally in 1845, is the world’s largest and leading professional services firm, providing audit and assurance, tax, consulting, financial advisory, and risk advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. We are present in more than 150 countries, and as the world's largest management consulting business, Deloitte is distinct in its ability to help clients solve their most complex problems, from strategy to implementation.

Deloitte has a proud legacy in the Middle East region, with an uninterrupted presence since 1926, and is present across 23 offices in 15 countries with 7,000+ professionals in the Levant region and the wider GCC.
We have served as trusted advisors for clients for almost 100 years and contributed to the advancements and growth of the professional services industry in the region.

We have received numerous awards in the last few years, such as Brand Finance’s strongest and most valuable "commercial services" brand in the world for the 6th consecutive year (2024), the Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces in the UAE (2022-2023), the Great Place to Work and Best Workplaces in the KSA (2022-2023), "World’s Most Attractive Employers" (2023), the Middle East Tax Firm of the year (2023). These awards are a recognition of how Deloitte makes an impact that matters to its clients, talent, and society.

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 organization has grown in scale and diversity, providing services across the region, with our shared culture remaining the same. We aim to help clients realize their ambitions, make a positive difference in society, and maximize the success of our people. This drive fuels the commitment and humanity that run deep through our every action.

Audit & Assurance | Manager

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

  • Builds trust and credibility by focusing on how to meet multiple stakeholders needs whilst providing constructive challenge on engagement issues.
  • Reviews documentation of flows of transactions and tests of relevant controls early in the audit cycle to allow for timely assessment of the planned audit approach and the entity's control environment.
  • Suggests mitigating testing when controls are found to be ineffective, without always having to consult with the senior manager or partner. Applies professional skepticism to consider the broader impact (e.g. fraud risks, communication with those charged with governance) on our audit when significant controls are found to be ineffective or other conditions may indicate possible misstatements.
  • Recognizes opportunities to add value, extend knowledge, increase impact and to provide exceptional stakeholder value through drawing expertise from across the firm and integrating specialists where appropriate as part of the core audit engagement team.
  • Actively participates in the group risk assessment scoping of work to be performed by component auditors. Prepares and reviews referral instructions on a timely basis that clearly set up the group auditor's expectations and evaluates responses from component auditors.
  • Runs file check regularly throughout the audit, checks all points have been cleared at the end of each audit and chooses an appropriate file structure for each engagement, including group engagements.
  • Engages early with scheduling and the extended engagement team. Clearly communicates expectations regarding responsibilities and deadlines to all members of the engagement team.
  • Communicates the project plan and any entity-related dependencies with the entity's management team so that they are aware, at the beginning of the audit, of any repercussions (e.g., deadlines, fees) due to deviations from this plan. Reconfirms their understanding with the entity's management team in advance of key deadlines.
  • Performs reviews with professional scepticism considering whether the results of testing sufficiently assess, test and objectively challenge the appropriateness and reliability of the assumptions and data used to support management's assertions.
  • Compliance with auditing and accounting standards, relevant laws and regulations (including specific local laws and regulations), ethical standards, independence requirements and the audit firm's quality control procedures.

Leadership Capabilities:

  • Challenges self and others to make an impact that matters for our clients, our colleagues and our communities and recognizes colleagues and teams for the impact they make, and helps connect their contributions with our broader purpose.
  • Encourages teams to collaborate within and across businesses and borders, proactively helps make connections.
  • Provides timely feedback to team members to drive high performance.
  • Builds productive, long-term relationships with clients and colleagues, across a broad network, based on mutual respect.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of Global, Business and Member Firm strategies.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 6+ years of experience in public accounting, auditing, audit management, budget, business plan, business strategy, preferably with big 4 Audit Firms.
  • Degree in Accounting or related field.
  • Extensive knowledge of best practice reporting and International financial reporting standards. Able to ensure that the applicable accounting and auditing standards have been consistently applied and obtains appropriate evidence to support the assessment that the financial statements have been prepared in in accordance with the applicable financial reporting framework.
  • Ability to develop one's own knowledge and the knowledge of others as it relates to Deloitte's tools and audit methodology and the applicable professional accounting and auditing standards through both formal learning and on-the-job training.
  • Ability to thoroughly review audit documentation for completeness, accuracy and adequacy while ensuring timely archiving of work papers.
  • International accounting qualification is required: CA, ACCA, or CPA.
  • Fluent in English (reading, speaking, and writing).
  • Preference will be given only to Bilingual candidates (Arabic/English)

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