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February

External Assessor - Wa

CPA Australia - Perth, WA

Accounting
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JOB DESCRIPTION

Who we are

CPA Australia is one of the world's largest accounting bodies with a global membership of more than 166,000 members working in 150 countries and regions around the world.

Our core services to members include education, training, technical support and advocacy. Employees and members work together with local and international bodies to represent the views and concerns of the profession to governments, regulators, industries, academia and the general public.

The opportunity

CPA Australia is preparing to launch a transformative new program which supports members providing public accounting services. The CPA Best Practice Program will kick off with a pilot in May 2021 and we are seeking members to join the Best Practice team, to help make a difference by leading, educating, and mentoring public practice members.

Becoming an External Assessor with CPA Australia is an opportunity for you to contribute to our vision of partnering with members to prepare them for today and tomorrow, while raising your profile within the profession. Most of all, it’s an opportunity to give back to your profession by helping advance trusted and valued accounting and business professionals who go on to enhance their communities.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Conduct Best Practice assessments of members and firms participating in the Best Practice Program, either face to face or virtually
  • Provide guidance and support to members on areas for improvement, including risk management and quality control
  • Assist with responding to technical queries around public accounting services, regulation, professional and ethical standards, and business improvement

What we are looking for in an External Assessor

  • CPA member;
  • Five years’ experience in public practice (Principal or Senior position);
  • Good working knowledge of the Accounting Profession, and the Accounting Professional and Ethical Standards (APES) framework;
  • Experience in quality assurance/audit/controls testing is desirable;
  • Experience in risk management and/or compliance is desirable;
  • Has not been the subject of adverse findings by any professional association disciplinary committee in the last 5 years or currently under investigation; and
  • Has not been the subject of adverse findings by any government regulatory body in the last 5 years or currently under investigation

More information about the position

  • Our External Assessor training program commences 11th May 2021 and will run for approximately 2 weeks. You will need to be available for training during this time;
  • The training program will be a mix of e-learning and facilitated workshops;
  • This position is an 8-month contractor position where you will work in conjunction with your current working arrangements (April 2021 – December 2021);
  • Remuneration will be an attractive hourly rate for work performed at our direction
  • Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed;
  • Opportunities are available in all parts of Australia and New Zealand, and you do not need to live in a Capital city to apply; and
  • If you’re successful you will be asked to sign a contract in the form of a Statement of Work (SoW)

Click Apply to submit your application for this opportunity.

If you have any questions regarding this opportunity, please email employment@cpaaustralia.com.au

To learn more about other opportunities at CPA Australia, please visit our Careers page at https://www.cpaaustralia.com.au/about-us/careers

Agencies please note: this vacancy is being managed directly by CPA Australia’s Recruitment team. We will contact our preferred agency partners should we require additional support. Thank you

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