Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
Lead a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high quality work, as per company methodology, on time and to budget
Develop and maintain productive relationships with key company's contacts, i.e., Us assurance managers and project managers
Develop an understanding of company Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement teams work.
Work closely with US audit managers to transition new engagements and services to GTH Assurance whilst maintaining quality of service
Proactively discuss work flow management with the audit teams in US, allocating resources to audit work and monitoring performance against standards.
Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GTH and UK audit teams.
Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the US audit teams and ultimately to the US audit clients
Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize audit processes across a portfolio of clients
Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.
Delegate work successfully.
Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.
Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the teams skills.
Competencies / Skills:
Knowledge of Indian accounting and auditing standards. Knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP and International auditing standards is an advantage
Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation Skills
Project management, leadership, coaching, counseling and supervisory skills
Excellent communication skills including speaking and writing effectively in English
Ability to spread positive work culture and live company values
The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and around the world.
Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ICAEW, ACCA)
5-6 years post-qualification experience with either
a) mid-or top-tier accounting firm, focused on external or statutory audits
b) MNC or larger domestic Indian companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment.