Assistant Project Manager | Audit & Assurance | Windhoek

  • Jan Jonker St, Windhoek, Namibia
  • Full-time

Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at www.deloitte.com.

Deloitte has been operating in Namibia since 1959 and has grown to be recognized as a leader in professional services locally and regionally. The Deloitte in Namibia is dedicated to providing Audit & Assurance, Tax, Financial Advisory, Risk Advisory and Consulting services to clients across multiple industries in the private and public sectors. Our client service teams combine local knowledge from Deloitte in Namibia with deep expertise from Deloitte’s international network in more than 150 countries. With 125 professionals in Namibia, our integrative approach delivers keen insights and industry knowledge to clients.

Our extensive service spectrum of auditing, tax consulting, business consulting and corporate finance consulting enables us to help clients become leaders wherever they choose to compete. Deloitte invests in outstanding people of diverse talents and backgrounds and empowers 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. 

Job Description

The role will be integral to the audit engagement team – the pivotal role in coordinating audit delivery. The role will include a mix of responsibilities depending on the ‘point in time’ needs of the audit but will include:

  • Accounting and problem resolution
  • Helping to develop a culture of continuous improvement through process reengineering and change management;
  • Managing the successful initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of the audit engagement;
  • Performing the PMO role within the audit team: coordinating meetings, gathering actions, allocating deadlines and responsible people, and chasing completion of those actions;
  • Manage client expectations and deliverables;
  • Flag any risks and issues to leaders;
  • Coordinate divisional teams reporting documents and manage reporting requirements for the group audit;
  • Manage set up activities of first time audit file and coordination with RADC
  • Coordinate all parties to deliver a cohesive client experience, including specialists and component audit teams as required;
  • Managing centres of excellence and delivery centres;
  • Coordinating our assessment of Internal Audit reports – distributing reports to relevant teams and maintaining on a client collaboration website. Perform a primary review and collation into a central document summarising report status (Red, Amber, Green) and key findings;
  • Maintaining and updating client collaboration website;
  • Monitor and maintain audit status on the collaboration website;
  • Coordinate and monitor resource requirements and scheduling across the engagement;
  • Managing the audit review schedule;
  • Managing and tracking task lists;
  • Organisation of client events; and
  • Maintaining internal databases and compliance requirements including Phoenix, Vault and Moja
  • Providing engagement budgets and costings
  • Performing billings in the first year of audit

Qualifications

  • Minimum of three years of project management experience
  • B Com / Project Manager degree/ MBA
  • Experience as an Audit Manager would be an added advantage
  • Project Management experience
  • Ability to “see the bigger picture” Identify opportunities for business
  • Well-developed computer skills
  • Up-to-date knowledge with current practice legislation
  • Experience in other services would be an added advantage

Additional Information

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills and strong team player
  • Ability to take the lead in group administration
  • Excellent supervisory, time management and problem solving skills
  • Excellent project/engagement management skills
  • Ability to handle pressure – high level of resilience and exceptional sense of integrity and ethical regard

Candidates should be fluent in English, have a valid drivers’ license and be willing to travel. We are committed to establishing an environment of continuous learning and enriching career opportunities. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Closing Date:

01 June 2021

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