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Issa Holding

Issa Holding

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Manager-Audit/ Bahrain


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Key responsibilities: • Planning, leading, managing and supervising execution of external audit engagements within agreed budgets and deadlines, and explaining variances from budget and collects cash on time • Performing complex fieldwork on assigned clients, assisting with the setting of budgets and pricing, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, developing the audit strategy, reviewing audit evidence, all within the Company Audit Methodology, and using technology tools • Identifying and reporting on assurance-related engagements, as per agreed-upon procedures and examination of selected financial information. • Establishing client relationships, anticipating client needs, responding their queries, being alert to both commercial concerns and technical accuracy and referring upwards if necessary • Complying with regulatory requirements by completing sign off and checklist procedures applicable to the local jurisdiction. • Reporting to audit partners/ directors on all salient points arising from audits. • Working with other managers to help ensure proper deployment of audit staff. • Identifying and highlighting staff with high professional level, solving staff problems, managing their performance, and finding means within their capacity to retain them in the firm. • Setting objectives (goal-setting) with the audit team, providing support and coaching for more junior staff, and giving them feedback on their performance. • Sell add-on work to existing clients and able to bring new clients, as well as cross-selling KPMG's services to existing and new clients. • Providing technical training sessions to staff, as well as to clients. The Individual Minimum qualifications: • Graduate degree in Accounting or related field; • At least 5 years post-qualification experience in any of the following international professional qualifications – CA, ACCA, ACA, CPA, CMA, CIA • Extensive technical and practical knowledge of IFRS and ISA. Experience: • At least 7 years total experience in public auditing and accounting, preferably with a Big 4 Audit firm; • Starting to actively develop an understanding of a range of financial and other areas (other than attestation and accounting advisory) in order to be able to be in charge of clients on due diligence and other transaction support engagements (if this point is not available then there should be available a proof of being trained thereon). Personal Attributes: • A highly professional individual, who can excess prudence with regards disclosure of client and office confidential information. • Good interpersonal and communication skills at all levels • High level and experience of interviewing skills • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure • Good leadership and motivational skills • Highly analytical, and able to manipulate and interpret financial data, and to suggest solutions to problems. • Shows enthusiasm towards developing others Global Skills and Behaviours: Business focus - Links the activities of the department to own firm’s business strategy - Questions current practices by thinking about the longer term impact and wider implications - Emphasizes and builds the value of service offered to the client Drive and resilience - Maintains a consistently calm and focused manner, even under pressure - Shows and instills enthusiasm in others to achieve desired results - Encourages others to maintain a consistent and steady motivation or pace. Developing people - Gives others the opportunity to take on new tasks and responsibilities - Establishes and manages a clear set of standards for other to work within - Encourages others to get the most our of their development opportunities - Evaluates performance and takes appropriate action - Manages the expectations of people regarding career development and progression. Problem-solving - Initiates smarter ways of working by making improvements to processes and looking for efficiency enhancements - Provides clear rationale and supporting data to justify recommended solutions - Considers the practicalities and costs involved when proposing a solution to a problem. - Uses own initiative to find innovative solutions to overcome obstacles

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