Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
-Lead a team of Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high quality work, as per client methodology, on time and to budget
-Motivate and lead the INDIAN team, identify and foster key talents, coach, mentor and supervise team members
-Develop and maintain productive relationships with key client US/INDIAN contacts, i.e., US/INDIAN audit managers and project managers
-Develop an understanding of client Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement teams work.
-Work closely with US/INDIAN managers to transition new engagements and services to INDIAN Assurance whilst maintaining quality of service
-Proactively discuss work flow management with the teams in US/INDIA, allocating resources to audit work and monitoring performance against standards.
-Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with INDIA and US audit teams.
-Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the US/INDIAN teams and ultimately to the US/INDIAN clients
-Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize audit processes across a portfolio of clients
-Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.
-Delegate work successfully.
-Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.
-Use technology 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.
Competencies / Skills:
-Knowledge of Indian accounting and auditing standards. Knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP/IGAAP/US GAAP and International auditing standards is an advantage
-Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation Skills
-Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
-Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ICAEW, ACCA)
-Internship with top or mid-tier accounting firm
-1-4 years post-qualification experience with either
-Mid-or top-tier accounting firm, focused on external or statutory audits
-MNC or larger domestic Indian companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment