Audit Manager

at PwC
Location Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted December 29, 2021
Category Management
Job Type Full-Time


A career within External Audit services, will provide you with the opportunity to provide a range of Assurance services and business advice to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large entities. Our clients are often well known brands and many have broad international reach. We focus on using the latest technology to reduce the level of manual testing ensuring you’ll focus on the most valuable areas of client service and on enhancing corporate governance and the reliability of our clients’ information.
To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Manager, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal development.
Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.
Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.
Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

To manage client portfolios, maintain sound client relationships and manage the audit team, including the coaching and development of staff in the Assurance division.



Job Description:

Manage a portfolio of clients in respect of attest

Manage special projects

Develop our practice by targeting new clients

Risk management

Monitors costs against budgets

Contribute to office management team

Contribute to development of staff

Business development and client relationship building

Manage Work In Progress and Debtors

Staff management and appraisals

Report writing

Compliance with PwC audit Methodology

Must be a SAICA Assessor, or willing to be registered as one if not already.

Must be registered on the IRBA programme Audit Development Programme (ADP) as a Registered Candidate Auditor (RCA) and eligibility to register as a RA, or willing to be registered as one if not already.

Delivering quality audits and deliverables without compromise

Digitally fit/capable ito technology and technology driven solutions to audit






Specialist industry knowledge

IFRS experience

Display sound leadership skills

Computer literate with all PwC’s software

The ability to market our services and to establish contacts in the market place

Ability to work with and easily converse with all levels of management

Strong Intellectual curiosity and general scepticism

Pro-active, able to take responsibility and multi-task

Ability to work both as part of a team as well as independently

Good organisational skills, methodical and analytical approach

Able to prioritise work, work efficiently and accurately under pressure

Maintains high level of professionalism

Solution driven

Education(if blank, degree and/or field of study not specified)

Degrees/Field of Study required:
Degrees/Field of Study preferred:
Certifications(if blank, certifications not specified)

Required Skills

Optional Skills

Desired Languages(If blank, desired languages not specified)

Travel Requirements

Up to 20%


Interested candidates can send their CVs