Manager - Audit - Christchurch


Location: Canterbury

Job Type: Full time


At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Mā te kahukura ka rere te manu I With wings a bird will fly

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

Kei a koe te mana I The choice is yours

As our Manager in Christchurch you’ll provide outstanding service to our chosen markets and as a consequence provide stimulating careers for our people and a competitive return for our partners.

Working within Assurance, the Audit Manager has responsibility for the work of the Audit staff to help achieve our goal.

  • Assume leadership role on audit engagements, providing advice and guidance to less experienced staff, ensuring expectations are clearly communicated and set standards for staff
  • Maintain staff utilisation and effective use of resources, prioritising workloads and deliverables
  • Review work done by less experienced staff, providing constructive feedback and suggesting practical and technically correct solutions towards issue resolution
  • Perform complex analysis of issues or problems, interpreting results and providing recommendations in the decision-making process
  • Participate in quality assurance reviews and ensure appropriate quality and risk management processes are followed
  • Facilitate meetings and small discussion groups, ensuring team members understand their role, are well prepared and outcomes communicated on a timely basis
  • Assist staff in identifying development needs and actions plans and assist in the resolution of interpersonal issues
  • Promote knowledge of audit technology to be able to support team and enhance use of tools and knowledge resources.

Ō Pūmanawa I What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Bachelors degree minimum tertiary qualification
  • Completed professional qualifications in accounting (CA or acceptable international equivalent)
  • Approximately 7 years practical assurance experience with a recognised CA firm
  • Highly developed audit technical skills and knowledge of audit methodology and audit documentation standards
  • Highly developed engagement management skills, in particular time management and communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience in management and leadership, utilising strong interpersonal skills and effectively managing a team

Kuhu mai ki a EY I Come, be a part of EY

Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +64 9 300 7044 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

Whāia te iti kahurangi I The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

We have 2 Manager positions available The salary range for this role is expected to be NZD $113,000 to NZD $134,000 dependent on skills and experience. This full-time role is for a minimum of 37.5 hours per week.

EY | Building a better working world

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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