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CPA Australia
Perth, Australia
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
About the role:

Reporting to our Best Practice Team Manager you will be responsible for conducting assessments of a blend of high, medium and low risk members/firms participating in the recently re-designed CPA Australia Best Practice Program. Assessments will involve conducting a face to face/virtual whole of business review. In some instances, assessments will involve working collaboratively with an External (Member) Assessor. This role can be based in Perth or any of our capital city offices

Your Key Duties:

  • Plan, conduct and document CPA Australia Best Practice Program assessments within a team dedicated to the assessment of members providing either Audit and Assurance Services or Non-Assurance Services
  • Draft assessment findings report and make corrective action recommendations in a timely manner
  • Provide accurate assessment of business and compliance risks, providing guidance to members on risk mitigation
  • Act as an Engagement Manager, supporting members under assessment, being their point of contact pre, during and post assessment
  • Provide trusted advice and guidance to others in and interacting with the CPA Australia Best Practice Program
  • Ability to actively listen and understand member needs and concerns
  • Communicate with compassion when a member is in crisis

About You

Degree qualified you will be a current member of CPA Australia or equivalent. You have a good working knowledge of public accounting services, with experience as an accounting professional in the accounting/audit/financial services industry. You will enjoy driving quality outcomes for the CPA Australia Best Practice Program and have specialist knowledge and previous experience as a quality reviewer.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills is essential to the success in this role, which includes demonstrating strong stakeholder management experience by developing trusted relationship with members and other key stakeholders.

You have a knowledge of the Accounting Professional Ethical Standards (APES) framework and the of Australian and New Zealand regulatory environment for accounting professionals, with particular emphasis of auditors and auditing standards

Ability and willingness to travel interstate and regionally throughout the year is a requirement.

Why we love working here:

  • We are a Values led organisation, we Create opportunity, Pursue excellence, Achieve together
  • Monthly Health and Wellbeing sessions, weekly learning labs, generous reward and recognition program.
  • The people, you'll work with like-minded and talented colleagues who aspire to be the best
  • Our members, they are at the heart of everything that we do.
  • Flexible work, come to our offices and collaborate with the team one day, work from home the next
  • Busy, fast paced, and we are passionate about what we do
  • Paid parental, volunteer, study leave and the ability purchase additional leave
  • Annual incentive scheme
  • Learning & Professional Development opportunities
  • We are global, so global mindsets are encouraged

About Us:

CPA Australia is Australia's leading professional accounting body and one of the largest in the world. We have more than 172,000 members in over 100 countries and regions. Our core services include education, training, technical support and advocacy. CPA Australia provides thought leadership on local, national and international issues affecting the accounting profession and public interest. We engage with governments, regulators and industries to advocate policies that stimulate sustainable economic growth and have positive business and public outcomes.

We are values-based organisation underpinned by the CPA Australia Way, which is our commitment to each other and a way of working. It is the foundation of our success, experienced and lived by our people, and felt by members.

How do I Apply?

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