Primary Responsibilities and Account-abilities :
Be responsible for a portfolio of engagements, by leading a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates
Ensure the team delivers timely and high quality work, as per Company Global Audit Methodology and in line with the Global team expectations.
Demonstrate strong understanding of Global Audit Methodology in service delivery and supporting various quality projects like pre-issuance reviews, audit quality reviews, efficiency projects or others, if any.
Develop and maintain productive relationships with key Company's Global counterparts like Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.
Develop an understanding of Companys Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement teams work.
Work closely with Global team to transition new engagements and services to Company's Assurance whilst maintaining highest levels of quality of service.
Proactively discuss work flow management with the audit teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for ones team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.
Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with Company's and Global audit teams.
Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective Company's Global teams aligned.
Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for Company.
Standardize audit processes along with leveraging best practices across ones aligned engagements or beyond.
Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.
Delegate work successfully.
Develop and maintain high performing teams
Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.
Use technology & tools to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the teams skills.
Actively participate in organizational initiatives like recruitment, diversity & inclusiveness, trainings, others.
Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ACCA)
Internship with other big four or mid-tier accounting firm
5-9 years post-qualification experience with either
a) Mid-or top-tier accounting firm, focused on external or statutory audits
b) MNC or larger domestic Indian companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment.
Competencies / Skills:
Expert knowledge of Indian accounting and auditing standards or knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP/US GAAP and International auditing standards is an added advantage
Excellent communication skills
Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live Company's values
The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.