Manager Assurance

Location: Bangalore and Gurgaon
Specialization: Banking / Insurance,
Industry NA
Reference: 23976

Our Client is a leading professional services firm comprising over 174,000 professionals who work together to deliver value in more than 155 countries through in-depth industry insights in Audit, Tax & Advisory. The position in discussion is with the Audit team at and is an integral part of the firm’s strategy to enhance innovation, build scalability, and improve profitability, globally. The majority of our work is for the UK audit practice, but we are also serving - Holland, Australia, Cayman Island, Channel Island and Bermuda


Roles and responsibilities

We are recruiting for a Manager in the Audit team. Working as a Manager in this team, your responsibilities will include:

• Lead a team of graduates and qualified Executives, Seniors and AMs working on onshore audits for the UK 
• Managing international clients and leading the audits 
• Act as main point of contact for onshore departments. Build strong relationships with onshore department champions/other key contacts in the UK. 
• Work with the senior management and key UK contacts to develop business and grow the team 
• Make regular contact with UK to o ensure staff are booked to audits and utilized effectively and o take feedback on quality of work delivered 
• Track key metrics related to type of work performed, quality of deliverables and feedback from onshore
 • Develop and deliver training sessions based on the themes identified from onshore feedback and quality reviews 
• Work with L&D team to identify training needs 
• Work with Recruitment team to support hiring needs 
• Act as the Performance Manager and lead the career development of staff members 
• Coach AMs and TLs on performing reviews and developing their staff 
• Motivate and develop AMs and TLs to become effective leaders Essential skills required Education / professional qualifications Professional Chartered Accountancy qualification (e.g. ICAI or ACCA)

Prior Experience: 6+ years of experience with a Big 4 in a client facing environment working with corporate and/or international clients

Technical skills: • In depth knowledge of Audit for corporate and/or international clients 
• Prior exposure to IFRS 
• Understanding of international GAAP and banking or fund management sector will be an added advantage 
• Proficiency in MS office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word) Behavioral / team skills 
• Excellent communication, client and people management skills 
• Experience in managing and leading teams 
• Ability to drive value addition 
• Business writing and presentation skills both oral and written that help to promote clarity and also present persuasive options 
• Ability to balance between strategic and operational job requirements 
• Strong analytical bent of mind and structured problem solving approach 
• Adaptability to operate in dynamic environment often accompanied by shifting priorities and stringent deadlines