Audit & Control
Qualified Professional - Experienced
Work from Office
CA - IPCC / IPC
·Lead or co-lead the Independence Audits in India by managing team members, operational responsibilities and day-to-day activities.
·Continuously improving the efficiency and effectiveness of the Independence Audits process through recommendation of changes in policies and/or procedures.
·Collaborate with US management to achieve team goals and objectives and implement strategies to improve productivity, quality, and teamwork.
·Own and manage ad-hoc projects that may include reports for leadership, due diligence analysis, and reconciliations.
·Review audit work performed by Analysts or Seniors, in accordance with existing policies, internal guidance and protocols.
·Invest in developing strong problem-solving skills and leverage knowledge for process improvement.
·Gain a detailed understanding of existing policies, internal guidance and protocols, and function as a process knowledge expert.
·Supporting other members of the team and peers in complex matters such as answering questions related to unique concepts and/or complex violations.
·Supporting the team with special projects/ assignments such as assisting with ad-hoc requests for analysis and contributing in brainstorming sessions.
Key Skills Required:
·Strong leadership skills.
·Experience managing professionals or teams, including in a virtual environment.
·Demonstrated ability to think critically, outside the box and strong research-based decision-making skills.
·Self-starter, with the ability to stay focused to self-manage assigned project goals and meet deadlines.
·Take initiative to manage the independence audits team in India without supervision or oversight.
·Excellent verbal and written communication skills, demonstrated by impactful, clear and concise writing.
·Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to comfortably and confidently communicate virtually with other members of the team in India and the US.
·Strong organizational skills demonstrated by ability to organize and maintain several key responsibilities at once, while managing ad hoc requests.
·Ability to present ideas and business recommendations for the continuous improvement of processes.
·Ability to identify team member strengths and improvement areas and provide detailed feedback plan for continued development.
·Customer service attitude with dedication to quality and demonstrated attention to detail.
·High degree of professionalism and discretion with ability to handle high-level confidential data.
·Proficiency in MS office applications such as Microsoft Excel (such as vlookup and pivot charts), Outlook, Word etc.
·Project management skills and ability to multi-task effectively.
1. Prior experience in Risk & Compliance.
2. Basic awareness of regulatory policies pertaining to the securities markets and the PCAOB.
3. Knowledge of Firm Independence, Ethics and Compliance policies.
4. Project management skills.
Qualification: Semi-qualified CA
Overall relevant experience: 5-8 years