Funds Audit Manager

Job type: Full time

Location: Singapore

Categories: Assurance

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Job ID: 123


The Audit Team 

Our audit team supports businesses in this important compliance measure that builds transparency and a complete picture of your financial position and regulatory obligations. Using a global audit approach and methodology across all Grant Thornton firms, our team brings consistent, high quality audit services to companies across the globe.   

Our audit team’s flat hierarchy and culture of teamwork brings about an openness where team members of any level can raise their ideas and concerns to leaders and career coaches. As our clients are companies that span across a vast range of industries, our team members gain valuable exposure to industries that they are interested in.   

In addition to career coaching, the firm encourages our people to learn continually and pursue their professional qualifications. Through sponsored tuition fees, study leave, and the support of colleagues, our people are able to take the next step in a fulfilling career. 

The role

The Funds Audit Manager is responsible for managing and leading audit engagements for a diverse portfolio of clients, particularly in the funds sector. The role involves strategic planning, review and oversight of audit projects, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and delivering high-quality audit services. The role requires strong leadership and team management skills, the ability to build and maintain client relationships, and a commitment to providing value-added insights and solutions. The role also includes contributing to the growth and development of the audit practice through business development activities and staying abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes. 


  • Lead and manage audit engagements, particularly in the funds sector, ensuring adherence to timelines and budgets. 
  • Develop and implement audit strategies tailored to client requirements. 
  • Supervise, train, and mentor junior audit staff, providing technical guidance and support. 
  • Review and approve audit plans, workpapers, and reports to ensure accuracy and compliance with professional standards. 
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory changes and industry trends. 
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships, acting as the main point of contact and providing proactive advice and solutions. 
  • Ensure timely delivery of audit reports and financial statements. 
  • Collaborate with other departments to provide comprehensive services to clients. 
  • Manage client billing and ensure adherence to budget and timelines. 
  • Monitor industry trends and changes in regulations, adapting audit practices accordingly. 

Qualifications and skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field. 
  • CPA or equivalent professional certification. 
  • At least 6 years of audit experience, with at least 2 years in a supervisory role. 
  • Extensive experience in auditing funds, including mutual funds, hedge funds, and private equity. 
  • Strong knowledge of accounting standards and regulations (e.g., IFRS, GAAP, MAS). 
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills. 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities. 
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and deadlines. 
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to delivering high-quality work. 
  • Strong client service orientation. 
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please complete the Job Application Form and indicate 123 in the Job ID field. An email will be sent to you within 10-15 minutes for you to submit your CV/resume. 

About us

Grant Thornton is a global professional service network of more than 73,000 people in 150 markets. Our team in Singapore is growing rapidly and we know this success is made possible by our people. That’s why we make sure our people have the right tools and environment to thrive.

Each individual at Grant Thornton Singapore is empowered to be themselves within an inclusive team. Our supportive structure gives our people the autonomy to shape their careers and drive positive change in the firm. It’s an exciting time to join us as we grow with organisations of all sizes and industries in Singapore, across the region and in the world. 

We are proud to be an equal opportunity firm where we celebrate what makes our employees unique. We are committed to nurturing our inclusive workplace and strongly encourage people from all backgrounds and walks of life to discover more about us. 

Application close: 31 Jul 2024 Singapore Standard Time