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Senior Assurance Associate ( Cebu & Manila)

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Job Description and Qualification:

Skills and attributes for success

  • Lead an engagement ensure the team delivers timely and high-quality work
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of GAM while performing reviews of procedures performed by GDS staff
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key Global counterparts like Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.
  • Develop an understanding of Quality and Risk Management procedures and ensure these are embedded into the engagement team’s work.
  • Proactively discuss workflow management with the assurance teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.
  • Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and Global teams and establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective GDS Global teams aligned.
  • Be responsible for various operational matters and identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS on one’s own engagements.
  • Standardize review processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond.
  • Motivate and lead one’s GDS team members, identify and foster key talents, coach and supervise team members and conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Must be a graduate of BS Accountancy
  • Certified Public Accountant is very much preferred / Open to Non-CPA
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in accounting & audit function (external audit is preferred)
  • At least 1 year of leadership experience
  • Familiarity with accounting principles and audit standards
  • Strong knowledge of PFRS/IFRS, PSA and Taxation
  • Ideally, you’ll also have
  • Knowledge of accounting and assurance standards or knowledge of IFRS / UK GAAP / US GAAP and International review standards is an added advantage.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
  • The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues and global teams

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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