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Assurance Manager - External Audit Jamaica



Kingston, Jamaica
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

EY's commitment to quality and integrity is exemplified by our global methodologies and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement. Our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our professionals, enable us to consistently deliver quality services to our clients and their stakeholders.

The opportunity

We are actively recruiting Audit professionals at the Manager level to join our team in Jamaica. Our Audit opportunities are offered on a flexible full-time basis.


  • Develop/maintain strong working relationships with key business decision makers throughout the year to communicate value and inform them of the firm's scope of services
  • Provide guidance/expertise and participate in the performance of audit procedures, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues.
  • Collaborate to plan objectives and determine an audit strategy that appropriately addresses risk. Establish the expectations of the value to be delivered. Successfully monitor the engagement team against the budget and alter if necessary.
  • Identify/communicate relevant trends, developments, and key performance drivers relevant to the client. Demonstrate a deep understanding of the client's industry and marketplace.
  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Successfully delegate to all levels of staff. Conduct performance reviews, serve as a positive leader and mentor and contribute to performance feedback/training. Foster teamwork and lead by example.
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills. Maintain cooperative relationships with other engagement teams. Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed.
  • Generate new business opportunities by developing ideas and solutions. Achieve growth by understanding EY and its service lines and actively assessing/presenting ways to apply knowledge and services.
  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.

Skills and Attributes:

  • excellent project management skills
  • Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements
  • ability to quickly form strong working relationships
  • a dedication to teamwork and leadership as well as integrity within a professional environment
  • effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
  • ability to build a positive work culture and live up to the EY values

To qualify, candidates should have:

  • A qualified chartered accountant (ACCA or CPA) holding minimum 5 years of working experience.
  • Experience as a senior auditor for a public accounting firm, or particular business/industry experience to meet special needs would be considered an asset
  • Knowledge of International accounting and auditing standards (IFRS or UK GAAP)

What we offer

As a member of the EY family, you will have access to:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please apply now.

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