External Audit Manager

Confidential (TAX FREE SALARY)
04 Sep 2017
04 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Audit practice in Dubai is a market leader in the provision of Audit and Assurance services to clients in UAE. As we continue to grow, we are now recruiting an Audit Manager to join our Dubai team.

Department: Audit

Designation:  Manager

Reports to   : Senior Manager / Director / Partner

Typical Experience/Qualifications:

  • CA/CPA/ACCA/ACA Qualified 
  • Knowledge in accounting concepts and International Financial Reporting Standards
  • Technically sound, thorough knowledge of IFRS & ISA
  • Experience in Accounting and handling a team
  • 5 to 6 years’ experience post qualification experience
  • Prior experience in managing clients involved in non-financial services sectors. 

Key Responsibilities:

Client & Customer Focus

  • Engagement Management
  • Quality assurance on audits
  • Ensuring team performance
  • Business Development
  • Delivery of the practice objective at the day to day level
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate technical issues to client whether internal or external.
  • Meeting Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and deliverables for all the clients as per engagement letter
  • Seamless transition of new projects/clients
  • Effectively planning the implementation of changes to the process
  • Proactively highlighting and resolving issues in the processes
  • Effective control of back logs if any
  • Responsible for review of quality of work in detail
  • Responsible for client meeting at regular intervals.
  • Provide appropriate training to staff members
  • Monitoring of financial KPI’s for your clients (eg. WIP reports, debtors, billings, strict and timely realizations)
  • Coaching of seniors and supervisors


  • Maintains an awareness of market trends, competitor activity and products/service
  • Is proactive in identifying and taking forward business opportunities for the long term benefit of both KPMG and the client
  • Leads by example ensuring client needs, quality and adding value remain at the forefront of decision making
  • Demonstrates an understanding that innovation can increase competitive advantage
  • Supports others to take brave decisions
  • Presents a strong business case for new ideas to be adopted
  • Invests time in building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries, culture, genders etc
  • Encourages values and leverages diversity
  • Respects the need to balance work and home life
  • Helps others understand how their work contributes to the overall success of a project and KPMG
  • Provides ongoing feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individual’s development needs
  • Sets stretching and ambitious goals
  • Clearly articulates the expectations regarding work results, time efforts and timelines to team members
  • Ensures the appropriate resources required by individuals and teams are available to them
  • Is proactive in taking appropriate action after monitoring/reviewing the progress and performance of others
  • Clearly articulates the expectation regarding work results, time effort and timelines to team members
  • Supports others to take appropriate decisions within their area of responsibility
  • Shares knowledge and expertise with the team and other colleagues
  • Makes complex situations clear, simple and understandable for others
  • Fosters a sense of belief and confidence in others
  • Delivers difficult messages confidently using clear and simple language