GR8 Affinity

Audit Leader

Location PH-
ID 2024-1181
Category
Audit
Position Type
Full-Time
Remote
Yes

Overview

GR8 is a global firm forged by an affinity of top 100 accounting firms in the United States with the objective of coming together and redefining the workplace while providing additional value to our partners. We believe that there is a huge pool of talent outside of the US. Our mission is to bring together the best talent and match them with excellent work opportunities based on their core competencies, skill sets, and overall experience and exposure in the different areas of audit, accounting, and similar financial-related areas. We prioritize creating a positive and inclusive workplace culture where all talents are valued and developed.

 

We are seeking a leader to grow and manage our global teams in audit. This role will be responsible for providing strategic leadership, driving business growth, ensuring profitability, and overseeing all aspects of a company’s audit operations globally. The incumbent will lead and develop diverse teams, implement and manage quality assurance measures, and ensure compliance with US generally accepted auditing standards (GAAS). The role holder is expected to foster a culture of collaboration, accountability, and excellence across all regions this function has a presence in. This role will report to the Chief Functional Officer and will engage and collaborate with globally diverse stakeholders.

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Lead, develop, and grow a service and delivery team in US Audit
  • Lead and participate in the development and execution of process improvements
  • Implement quality assurance measures to ensure client satisfaction
  • Maintaining client satisfaction by performing gap analyses and root cause analyses
  • Provide and foster thought leadership
  • Collaborate with diverse stakeholders to influence and execute on business objectives
  • Develop and implement key performance indicators (KPIs) for metrics
  • Accountable for all Audit employees and their delivery and productivity
  • Promote a learning environment to foster GR8 culture
  • Provide training and support to all Audit employees
  • Champion change management to ensure compliance with GR8 policies
  • Stay updated on industry trends and best practices in US Audit and the BPO industry.

Qualifications

What you’ll need for this position:

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting or relevant field. Master’s degree (MBA or equivalent) is preferred
  • 15+ years of experience in US Audit practice
  • Excellent leadership skills in people management, development, and project delivery
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret and present data effectively.
  • Proven experience in building teams from small to large (0 to 250)
  • Proven experience in building second line of leadership in teams
  • Knowledge of US GAAS and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Expert knowledge on end-to-end accounting
  • Technologically inclined with proven experience to embrace technology and innovation
  • Detail-oriented with a focus on accuracy and data integrity.
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism.
  • Strong business acumen, specifically in operational excellence, communication skills, strategic thinking, and adaptability
  • US Employee Benefit Plan (EBP) experience is a plus

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