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Audit Director (mixed sector portfolio) - Cayman Islands

MRG Professional Services
Cayman Islands (KY)
Base salary between the range of 140-160k USD depending on experience + bonus and relocation support
Closing date
21 Mar 2024

Job Details

Our client is searching for a skilled and accomplished Audit Director to lead the corporate audit department. As an Audit Director, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing a portfolio of clients and lead the corporate audit department under the guidance of the Managing Partner. This critical role demands an individual with extensive experience in external auditing, exceptional leadership skills, and a profound understanding of accounting principles and audit procedures.

It's such a rare opportunity in Cayman as this will not be working on financial services clients but specifically the firms non-financial services portfolio. The firm has won some of the largest audits in the area in recent times and the portfolio includes a variety of clients from the legal, manufacturing and public sectors among others

Key Responsibilities:

External Audit Management:

  • Lead and direct all aspects of the external audit process, including planning, execution, and reporting. Collaborate with executive management and the audit committee (where applicable) to establish audit objectives, scope, and timelines. Lead and direct the audit managers when performing portfolio allocations to the team.

Team Leadership:

  • Supervise and guide the external audit team, fostering a high-performance culture, and promoting professional development. Conduct regular performance evaluations, provide constructive feedback, and identify training needs to enhance team capabilities. Foster teamwork, cooperation, and effective communication within the audit team and across different departments.

Risk Assessment and Compliance:

  • Assess and identify potential risks, ensuring audit procedures address these risks appropriately. Stay updated on relevant regulatory changes and emerging best practices in external auditing. Ensure compliance with industry standards, legal requirements, and accounting principles throughout the audit process.

Audit Execution and Reporting:

  • Conduct thorough and objective audits of financial statements, ensuring accuracy and adherence to applicable accounting standards. Review and analyse audit findings, documenting them in comprehensive audit reports. Present audit results and recommendations to senior management, providing valuable insights to enhance business operations.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong working relationships with external clients, demonstrating professionalism and excellent communication skills. Address client concerns, provide clear explanations of audit procedures, and offer guidance to improve financial reporting processes.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities to enhance audit methodologies, tools, and processes to increase efficiency and effectiveness. Collaborate with internal stakeholders to implement best practices and streamline audit procedures.


Lead initiatives within the department, together with the rest of the leadership team, such as: people & culture, resourcing, business development, budget forecasting, recruiting, audit tool development & maintenance, CPD, social committee, quality control, etc.


With a proven track record of success and a deep understanding of the complexities in the global financial landscape, we are dedicated to connecting top-tier professionals with prestigious organizations across the globe.

At MRG Professional Services we believe that the key to unlocking success lies in the perfect match between talent and opportunity. Our team of seasoned recruiters possesses an unrivalled expertise in identifying exceptional individuals and presenting them with tailor-made career opportunities that align with their aspirations.

Whether you are a dynamic professional seeking the next step in your career or an esteemed organization in search of top-tier talent, MRG is the bridge that brings aspirations and ambitions to life

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United Kingdom

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