South Africa

Junior Manager/Manager: Audit Technical Training

Company BDO South Africa
Reference # EXA_02
Published 26/04/2022
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’s global organisation extends across 167 countries and territories, with 97,292+ people working out of 1,728 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.

BDO South Africa has a vacancy for a Junior Manager/Manager: Audit Technical Training position. Reporting to the Audit Technical Training Team Leader.
Job Functions Auditing,Technical,Training
Industries Accounting & Auditing
Main Duties and Responsibilities:

•Delivery of high-quality accounting, audit, and soft skills training courses either online or face-to-face.
•Designing course content based on needs assessments whilst addressing all four learning styles.
•Updating course content to incorporate changes in accounting standards, auditing standards, legislation, audit methodology and quality
•Addressing trainee queries relating to audit methodology in training sessions as well as on an ad-hoc basis outside of training.
•Facilitating the training feedback process and providing post course support.
•Building and maintaining strong relationships with audit staff ensuring their needs and expectations are met.
•Improving systems, processes and procedures for the department.
•Supporting the Head of Technical Audit Standards with projects.
•Delivery of training and assessment of residual competencies.
•Travelling regionally and within Africa will be required (based on Covid protocols).
•Managing the coordination function of training, including maintaining the training calendar and training manual
•Assisting with the maintenance of the Learner Management System where needed
•Assist with the digitalisation of courses when needed, i.e. e-Learning creation and updates, reviews or maintenance of existing courses
•Preparing/Reviewing communications, as well as reports to be sent out to relevant stakeholders where needed
•CA (SA)

Experience :
•One year post audit articles experience, minimum
•Excellent knowledge of International Auditing Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards.
•Exposure to IFRS for SME’s (desirable)
•SAICA Assessor certificate (desirable)
•Advanced Excel skills (preferable)
•Some formal training or coaching experience (preferable)
•Experience with online training delivery platforms (MS Teams, etc.) (desirable)
•Exposure to the creation of eLearnings, using relevant software to do so (Articulate, etc.) (desirable)
•Experience working with a learner management system (LMS365, etc.) (desirable)

Job Competencies:
•A passion for learning and development of audit staff.
•Ability to work in a team environment.
•Confident and decisive with excellent planning and organizing abilities.
•Ability to work under pressure and achieve reporting deadlines.
•High levels of interpersonal, presentation and communication skills.

BDO Core Competencies:
•Relationships and Collaboration
•Exceptional Client Service
•Business Growth
•Engaging people
•Quality, Risk management and Operational performance

The successful candidate should be able to align their values with the BDO values.

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


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Job Closing Date 17/05/2022
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