Audit & Assurance - Audit- Manager

  • 2 Pencarrow Crescent , La Lucia Ridge Office Estate, Umhlanga, Durban, KwaZulu- Natal, za
  • Full-time

Company Description

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 264,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to a single vision: to be the standard of excellence, while working towards one purpose – to make an impact that matters. Click here to read more about Deloitte.  

About the Division 

Our Assurance services go beyond merely meeting statutory requirements. We help our clients perform better and achieve their business objectives. We listen to their needs, think about the business implications and tailor our approach accordingly.  

Job Description

What impact will you make?


 Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

What you will do?

To support the Audit Engagement Partner with the management and execution of a seamless, high quality audit and in the delivery of audit services to a client on a delegated engagement. 

Key Performance areas

  • Strategic Impact: Supports the Senior Manager on delivery of designated engagement / project, managing the implementation of the agreed deliverables

  • Budgets / Profitability: Manages engagement budget through accurate budgeting,  cost control and profitability management

  • Development/Growth of Team: Shares expertise and knowledge with team members and counselees on an ongoing basis

Differentiators for this specific role

Wining Business:

  • Contributes to the regional and business areas winning business strategy and targets, including contribution to Industry Manager Initiatives and cross service line selling and collaboration.

SAICA Compliance:

  • Manages, coaches, mentors Audit Trainees per the firm and SAICA requirements

  • Compliance with SAICA requirements in regards to the evaluation and assessment of audit trainees and the SAICA Training Programme, thereby supporting the continued accreditation of the Training Office and quality training experience for the trainees


  • Support and contribute to the firm, service line and business area Transformation strategy

  • Leadership Initiatives: Participation, ownership and quality deliverable in respect of leadership initiatives, i.e. contribution to business strategy, Portfolio Champion roles, involvement in Grad Recruitment AC’s and attendance and office, client, social events.

Leadership Capabilities

  • Living our Purpose - Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognizing others for the impact they make

  • Talent development - Develops high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

  • Performance drive - Delivers exceptional client service; maximizes results and drives high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

  • Influence - Influences clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

  • Strategic direction - Understands key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns people to objectives and sets priorities and direction

Technical and Professional Capabilities

  • Stakeholder Focus: Leverages a deep understanding of audit and risk advisory services and stakeholder needs to deliver high quality engagements

  • Become experts in risk assessments and audit responses: Takes an independent view and contributes heavily in developing and challenging the risk assessment and controls testing strategy and designing appropriate audit responses for risks

  • Integrate engagement teams and manage referred work: Collaborates effectively across Deloitte functions to deliver a seamless audit that is responsive to stakeholder needs

  • Make appropriate use of tools, guidance and methodology: Provides appropriate guidance to the audit team in relation to the application of tools, guidance and methodology in delivering the audit

  • Manage project plans to optimize engagements: Proactively manages the project plan through efficient use of resources and tracking delivery of assigned tasks, guiding team members’ prioritization

  • Formulate reasonable judgements and conclusions in order to deliver informative and timely outputs: Uses judgement and consults appropriately when dealing with complex matters, applying an appropriate level of professional skepticism

  • Apply Ethical and Professional Standards: Understands their business security, ethical and compliance responsibilities, displaying best practice and actively encouraging appropriate behaviours of engagement teams

*Please note that this job advertisement provides a summary of the capabilities required and all candidates shortlisted will receive a full list of capabilities.



Qualifications & experience required

  • Minimum Qualifications - Registered CA
  • Minimum 5 years working experience
  • Desired - 3 years in a client facing role
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