Manager, External Audit - Manama
EY
Manama, BH,
1d ago

The opportunity

EY is looking for a Manager with insurance sector experience to join the Audit team to lead on complex audit engagements and support growth of the Audit business.

As a Manager, you will manage the delivery of audit engagements by defining the audit strategy in consultation with Associate Partners or Partners and executing it in compliance with EY’s policies and protocols.

When required, you'll personally execute complex audit procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.

You’ll also assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders as well as participate in business development initiatives.

You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and confirm that work delivered to clients is of a high quality.

As part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring.

You will also contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Assurance professionals and contribute to the maintenance of an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff.

Skills and attributes for success

Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills.

This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Strong academic record, including a degree and professional accounting qualification
  • At least eight years of professional experience in external audit
  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques and experience managing teams
  • Specific industry experience in Insurance
  • Experience with a Big 4 accounting firm
  • Understanding of currently applicable and upcoming IFRS as well as US GAAP
  • Experience of risk-based audit process
  • Knowledge of use of audit tools and data analytic tools
  • Coaching, mentoring and counselling experience
  • Fluent English communication skills
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficiency in the Arabic language
  • Experience in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region
  • What we look for

    We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand-new strategic vision both internally and externally.

    You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey.

    What we offer

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Plus, we offer :

  • Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
  • If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

    The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

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