South Africa

Director - Engagement Quality Control Reviewer (EQCR)

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # EXA_03
Published 13/11/2020
Contract Type Permanent
Location Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
BDO’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 88,120 people working out of 1,617 offices – and we’re all working towards one goal: to provide our clients with exceptional service. Our firms across the organisation cooperate closely and comply with consistent operating principles and quality standards.

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 Johannesburg has a vacancy for a Director - Engagement Quality Control Reviewer (EQCR)
Job Functions Auditing,Quality Control
Industries Accounting & Auditing
The Director Engagement Quality Control Review will oversee the review of engagements that require an Engagement Quality Review prior to the finalisation of the audit report to ensure that the quality objectives of the quality review process are achieved.

Reporting to the National Head of Audit, the director EQCR will inter alia be responsible for:
•Reviewing engagement files that require an engagement quality reviews. This will include the review of the annual financial statements;
•Attend meetings with the engagement partner and manager to determine the scope of the review;
•Present feedback to the engagement partner and manager;
•Collate findings of various reviews to present to the firm for remedial action and future learning;
•Collating and recording of recurring themes;
•Training of audit managers and partners on recurring themes where necessary;
•Liaising with Learning and Development and File inspections department on findings
Qualifications and Experience
•Qualified as a CA(SA)/RA
•Minimum 10 years’ experience post articles.
•A thorough understanding in the upcoming ISQM 2

•Strong Technical Ability
•Extremely high level of attention to detail and analytical and problem-solving abilities.
•Ability to communicate effectively with partners and managers both verbally and written
•Ability to communicate effectively with partners and managers under potentially difficult circumstances
•Ability to apply sound professional judgment.
•Demonstrate a commitment to self-development and growth through research and attending courses relevant to role.
•Strong planning, organising, leading and control skill
•People management (coaching and mentoring).

The successful candidate should be able to;
•Demonstrate a commitment to self-development and growth through research and attending courses relevant to role.
•Keep abreast of relevant changes on own field of work i.e. law amendments, new practice notes, attend technical meetings, etc.
Identify areas of weakness and engage with National Head of Audit for improvements.

•Advanced application of Microsoft office specifically PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook

The appointment will be made in terms of the firm’s Employment Equity Policy.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Job Closing Date 27/11/2020
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