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29/11 Kapil Marwaha
Proprietor at Munsar Services

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Assurance Manager/CFO - Attest - Professional Services Firm (5-8 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 868527

Job description

As an Assurance Manager (Attest/CFO) at the firm, you will have the freedom to run the practice as an independent division. Envision, develop and strategize to achieve the goals for your division, it is an exciting mix of operational and people development. Providing an opportunity to explore versatile development areas like knowledge development, client development, business development initiatives etc., we present you a platform to expand your horizon by becoming a part of a growing practice

Skill sets we would like to see you exhibit

Role specific skill sets:

The Assurance Manager shall have to run the practice as an independent division, creating a vision for the division and planning for its long term growth.


Work Type:

The work under the assurance division consists of the following:

- Statutory Audit of Companies / Firms / Banks etc.

- Audit of Government Companies appointed by the CAG

- IFRS Convergence

- Group reporting

- US GAAP conversion from Indian GAAP

- Concurrent audit of Banks - only large forex and investment divisions only

- BFSI experience - Stat, internal and concurrent

- Certification work including remittance certificates

- Limited Review

- Tax Audits

- Audit Committee presentation

- Accounting opinions


Functions to be performed:

The execution role of the Assurance Manager would be to finalize the above mentioned audits and reviews. His / Her role will also include:

Peer Review:

Final check on:

- quality of delivery

- application of service delivery methodologies

Practice development:

- Implementing and maintaining service delivery methodologies

- Ensuring uniform audit practices across the firm

- Updation of manuals and methodologies keeping in the mind the dynamic environment

- Uniform implementation of Auditing Standards across the firm

- Developing methodologies for new areas practices

- Standardization of procedures for existing work

- Preparing partners meeting presentation

- Preparing for regular Partner manager meeting

- Planning for all audit clients and coordination with other departments

- Monitoring Project management for all clients within audit

- Research updation

- Technical support to own and other practices

- Knowledge management

- Implementation of software tools for audit

- Releasing alerts on regular basis


- Planning & Scheduling of engagements and staff

- Engagement profitability

- Billing & Collection

- Preparation of Budgets for the Practices

- Budget V/s Actual comparison and analyze the reasons

- Preparation of Business Plan for the Practice

- Business development

- Client relationships

- Relationships are properly maintained

- Quality of delivery

- Timeliness of delivery

- Revision in fees

- Regular meetings with clients

- Pricing strategy

- New products

- Presentations

- Sales materials

- Sales pitches

- Review of Flyers

- Proposals

- Pipeline management

- Engagement acceptance terms


- Developing a training module for staff and ensuring that the same is adhered to

- Induction training

- Staff training on technical matters

- Soft skill training for staff

- Outside training at seminars

Resource Management:

- Staff Appraisals

- Interviews

- Training

- Increments

- Proper Job descriptions based on the work being handled

- Building teams

Employee Retention:

- Review of efficient and effective planning, selection and team management of all resources throughout the year including temporary resource redeployment within team / with other departments,

- Building of team morale and motivate people in the team and firm,

- Address issues at emotional / infrastructural level at work being faced by teams, take responsibility for team building and motivation of teams

- Identifying training needs of teams and assist in skill building where deficiencies identified,

- Ensure on-boarding and process training happens for new employees

- Perform timely appraisal and provide balance between firm and employee aspirations

- Develop the next manager, and other subordinates for the next levels

Crisis Management:

- Resolve by providing upfront solutions under engagement / practice crisis situations

- Responsible for client's deliverables in respect of Finance and accounts

- Coordinate with the team and assess their performance.

- Adherence to the policies of the client with regard to accounting and reporting

- Identifying gaps and designing processes in F&A domain.

- Remediating internal audit findings

- Leading IT initiatives including ERP Implementation

- Be a single point of contact for all client needs

- Identifying accounting / legal issues, tracking and ensuring closure

- Responsible for client compliances and deliverables - MIS, TDS, GST, Service Tax, Profession Tax.

- Ensure smooth Client relationship and rapport

- Resolve operations and/or other issues with client

- Managing relationships with bankers and internal teams of client

- Identify possible opportunities of business with the client

Commercial Awareness: Able to understand the key business issues that affect profitability and growth of an enterprise and takes appropriate action to maximise success.

Customer Service: Exceeding customer expectations by displaying a total commitment to identifying and providing solutions of the highest possible standards aimed at addressing customer needs.

Diversity: Treats all individuals with respect, responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do likewise.

Independence: Actions based on own convictions rather than on a desire to please others. Is prepared to challenge others and has the courage to stand up for what they believe to be right.

Interpersonal Sensitivity: Awareness of other people and environment and own impact on these. Actions indicate a consideration for the feelings and needs of others, (but not to be confused with 'sympathy').

Leading People: Motivates, enables and inspires others to succeed, utilising appropriate styles. Has a clear vision of what is required and acts as a positive role model.

Openness to Change: Proactively supports change and effectively adapts his/her approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements.

Organisational Collaboration: Capacity to perceive the impact and implications of decisions and activities on other parts of the organisation. Actions taken are focussed on the organisation. Working with others towards a common purpose.

People Development: Developing the skills and competencies of subordinates through training and development activities related to current and future jobs.

Strategic Perspective: Takes account of a wide range of longer-term issues, opportunities and contingencies. Identifies the means of implementing plans in line with the vision and direction.

Required Candidate profile

To be tailor-fit for the above skillsets, you need to have,

- 5+ years experience in/exposure to the following areas is essential

- Specialist knowledge of Statutory Audit of Companies / Firms / Banks etc.

- Audit of Government Companies appointed by the CAG

- IFRS Convergence

- Group reporting

- US GAAP conversion from Indian GAAP

- Concurrent audit of Banks - only large forex and investment divisions only

- BFSI audit experience

Knowledge of/exposure to the following areas will be an added advantage

- BFSI experience - Stat, internal and concurrent

- Certification work including remittance certificates

- Limited Review

- Tax Audits


Proven supervisory / leadership abilities :

- Excellent written and spoken communication skills including legal/technical drafting

- Very good interpersonal skills and good analytical / process skills

- Only candidates currently residing in or willing to relocate to Bangalore need apply.

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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