BDO South Africa: Pensions Senior Audit Manager

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # PEN_01
Published 23/10/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
At BDO, we believe in investing in our people to help them grow, both professionally and personally. The foundation of our business is strong relationship, with colleagues, clients and other stakeholders and we work hard every day to make this a reality. Our commitment is to create unlimited growth by giving our people continuous opportunities.

BDO is looking for a Senior Pensions Manager to join our Audit Pensions Department.

Job Functions Auditing
Industries Accounting & Auditing
The Senior Pensions Manager works closely with the engagement partner on all matters concerning the audit.
The Senior Pensions Manager is responsible to the engagement partner for ensuring the work is planned, executed and reviewed in accordance with the Firm’s policies and procedures and for keeping the engagement partner informed of matters or issues which might impact on the audit opinion to be given on a set of financial statements.

Reporting to the Audit Partner the Senior Pensions Manager will inter alia be responsible for:
•Assisting the engagement partner with the commercial management and business development.
•Reviewing technical developments for their effect on the engagement and keeping the engagement partner informed of problems and opportunities.
•Accurate and Timeous planning of audits.
•Management and the Execution of audits.
•Managing staff movements on and off the job and timeously communicate to all relevant parties.
•Manage and control staff allocations on audit project.
•Ensure completion and finalisation of audits
•Building of effective relationships with clients and staff.
•Ensure Exceptional Client Service.
•Business Development

•5-6 Years’ post articles experience in Pension Funds (Including 2 years’ managerial experience)

•Retirement funds experience will be an advantage

•A sound knowledge of and exposure to all accounting standards relating to Pension funds.
•Ability to communicate effectively – Verbally and Written
•Ability to relate to clients at executive level
•Ability to apply sound professional judgment.
•Demonstrate a commitment to self-development and growth through research and attending courses relevant to role.
•Promote teamwork within the Pensions Teams
•Strong planning, organising and control skills

The appointment will be made in terms of the Firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Job Closing Date 06/11/2020