External Auditor Supervisor

PT Feniks Konsulting Indonesia

Deskripsi Pekerjaan/ Job Description

We are seeking suitably qualified high performing professionals (Senior, supervisor and above) to join our Financial Services assurance division. You will be involved in providing assurance services to our portfolio of international and local clients in the trading, services and manufacturing sectors. You will be responsible for the execution of the Audit risk based audit approach and leading audit teams during the fieldwork. In addition, you will have the opportunity to provide a variety of non-assurance services to our clients.
The Supervisor position reports to Director or Partner and will have direct responsibility for a number of audit teams as follows:
  • Provide management over a portfolio of clients and deliver high quality audit and assurance service, including preparing and reviewing audit plans and work.
  • Achieve team and individual budgets and business plan/ performance objectives.
  • Manages project financials, including budgets, WIPS, timely billing and collection and variance recognition.
  • Maintain the highest technical and professional standard.
  • Think strategically about client needs by understanding their business and key risks.
  • Addresses situation before they come crises and develops solutions to avoid recurrence,
  • Providing additional help and guidance to clients on a consultancy basis.
  • Participants in the development of ways to meet client needs, contributes to proposal delivery.
  • Identifying ways to maximize the relationship with clients and deliver added value.
  • Monitor and control auditing staff.
  • Takes a leadership role in professional, business or community organizations.
  • Coach, train and develop auditing staff to upgrade their knowledge.
  • Be seen as a role model for auditing professionals.
  • Carry out practice management activities e.g. resourcing client billing etc.
  • Undertake wider office activities, as required.
Requirements for supervisor External Audit
  • Professional accounting qualification and/or a Bachelor degree and Master degree in Accounting.
  • CPA qualification would be prefable.
  • Full proficiency in English is mandatory both verbal and written.
  • 4+ years of external audit experience, ideally with exposure to financial services and insurance sectors.
  • Team player with strong interpersonal, communication and project management skills including leading teams of at least 5 team members.
The Senior position reports to Supervisor or Manager and will have direct responsibility for a number of audit teams as follows:
  • Responsible for participating in and supervising multiple client engagements and other related activities under the general direction of more experienced engagement team members
  • Discusses moderately complex issues with engagement team and client management
  • General accounting and financial reporting assistance
  • Understands and explains to staff the objectives of an audit, planned other services, and the staff's role in the audit process
  • Stays abreast of general business and economic developments and applies their under­standing of the client's business and industry to identify areas of audit significance, assesses the degree of risk and the nature of the errors that could result from the client's accounting estimates, identifies unusual or unexpected transactions, and explains important developments/matters to staff
  • Develops the Audit Approach Plan and prepares detailed audit programs for tests of controls and substantive procedures for significant accounts
  • Executes audit procedures, such as understanding and evaluating significant sources of information, testing controls, and performing substantive procedures in moderately complex, judgmental and/or specialized areas. Drafts financial statements and foot­note disclosures in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles
  • Prepares memoranda and other working papers, letters, and correspondence (e.g., Audit Planning Memorandum, Audit Approach Plan, management letter, and corre­spondence with the client).
  • Participates in meetings with the client engagement team and the client. Presents information to others in one-on-one and small group situations, such as verbal presentations to client personnel.
  • Interacts with client personnel and demonstrates a commitment to continually improve our client's satisfaction.
  • Fosters teamwork by maintaining cooperative relationships with the client engagement team; contributing to a work environment that leads to high morale, productivity, and open communications; facilitating the resolution of conflicts; sharing information; and, accepting and providing constructive feedback
  • Provides guidance to assist staff in reaching their full potential (e.g., willingly addresses questions, contributes constructive on-the-job feedback and training, con­ducts meaningful and timely performance reviews).
Requirements for Senior External Audit
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting with minimum GPA of 2.75 or equivalent from a reputable institution; advanced degree would be a bonus.
  • Have experience as an auditor in public accounting firm for at least 2 year is mandatory.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with people at all professional levels.
  • Strong logical thinking, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet established goals and objectives within the specified deadline, while maintaining quality at all times.
  • Proactive, self-motivated and able to work effectively in a team.
  • Full proficiency in English is mandatory both verbal and written.
  • Ability to operate MS Office applications is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge in the Auditing and Accounting area.