Audit Manager

Location: Bellville

Ref: LRF20104

Type: Permanent

Industry: Financial

Exciting growth opportunity at small/medium audit firm for an audit manager in the Northern Suburbs.

This firm of Chartered Accountants (SA) and Registered Auditors offer a variety of services with the aim of continuously looking for cost effective, value added solutions to our clients’ business needs.

The candidate should preferably be a CA(SA) but suitable and experienced AGA(SA)’s will also be considered. The audit manager will, in summary, have the following responsibilities:

Managing (including billing) a client portfolio consisting of individual taxpayers, companies, close corporations and trusts for which we provide the following services:

  • Attorney trust audits
  • Estate agent audits
  • Independent Reviews
  • Preparation of financial statements

Managing and training a team of approximately 6 staff members (mainly CA(SA) interns).

The audit manager will have their own assistant as well to assist with the management of their client portfolio.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Produce client reports (AFS, Minutes, Certificates, Management letters etc.)
  • Propose and finalise audit opinions.
  • Audit assignment budget planning and management.
  • Monitoring and evaluation of performance in relation to budget.
  • Conduct full audit file reviews and related reports to ensure the relevant files are ready for sign off.
  • Perform tax return reviews.
  • Manage resourcing and plotting of staff members on audit engagements.
  • Work allocations as required by individual audit assignments.
  • Ensure audit planning documentation is completed.
  • Approve time-sheets.
  • Perform billings and manage WIP.
  • Performance management of staff members including, continuously providing feedback to staff.
  • Provide technical assistance to staff members (where required).
  • Maintain excellent client relationships.


  • Qualified CA(SA), or adequately experienced AGA(SA).
  • Minimum 1+ years previous experience, preferably in a supervisory role.
  • A thorough knowledge of IFRS for SME's; IFRS; ISA; and taxation.
  • Experience with CaseWare.
  • Initiative / pro-activity.
  • Team leadership.
  • Ability to develop talent.
  • Adherence to principles and values.
  • Writing and reporting skills.
  • Information gathering and problem analysis skills.
  • Able to demonstrate and exercise sound judgment skills.
  • Planning and organisational skills.
  • Quality and detail orientation.
  • Customer focused.
  • Able to work and cope under pressures and deal with setbacks.
  • Strong teamwork skills.
  • Results driven and able to achieve work goals and objectives.


  • R40k pm gross salary.
  • Company provident fund contributions at 12.5%.
  • Performance based bonuses - 50% of salary as a mid-year bonus and 100% bonus at the end of the year.




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  • Complete all the requested information below
  • Remember to attach your CV
  • Once your application has been made, you will receive a generic e-mail to confirm the receipt of your application
  • Only short-listed  candidates will be contacted
  • Should you not be contacted by a consultant within 2 weeks, please consider your application as unsuccessful.