Manager Audit (ENG)

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40 hours | IFRS, strong communication skills, connecting | St. Maarten

Unleash your potential in Sint Maarten and let your career flourish in this captivating island setting. Apply now to embark on an extraordinary journey of vitality and professional fulfillment.


Where will you work?

BDO is a leading professional services firm providing assurance, tax and consulting services to a wide range of companies, locally as well as on an international level. BDO International is our global network with a worldwide presence. With 1.803 offices in 164 countries, BDO International is the fifth largest accounting and consulting firm in the world. We provide quality service and leadership through the active involvement of our most experienced and committed professionals.

BDO is a growing player on the accountancy playing field of Curacao, Bonaire and St Maarten. As a professional services firm, we focus mainly on medium-sized enterprises and have in-depth knowledge and expertise in the specific area of family-owned businesses. In addition to medium-sized businesses, we work for large enterprises and non-profit and government institutions as well.

The nature of our market makes it imperative that we recruit individuals with impact, the kind of people who will make a difference the moment they arrive and who will flourish under our core values of competence, integrity, dedication, professionalism and responsibility. We provide a full range of services and opportunities for people with diverse talents. If you are an outstanding individual who is interested in evaluating all of your options, you owe it to yourself to explore a career at BDO.

Sint Maarten, where professional excellence meets the allure of a Caribbean paradise. At BDO they offer a unique opportunity to thrive in a dynamic work environment while enjoying the idyllic surroundings of sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Join a team of driven individuals committed to making a lasting impact on Sint Maarten and beyond. Embrace a vibrant professional life, collaborating with talented colleagues, and utilizing state-of-the-art resources. Experience the perfect balance of work and play as you contribute to meaningful projects and recharge in the beauty of this tropical haven.


What will you do?

Manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through completion. The role will require good knowledge in Dutch and International Auditing Standards as well as Dutch GAAP and IFRS. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and supervising the BDO audit process.

This will include:

  • Supervising and, when necessary, completing the preparation of working paper files, and financial statements;
  • Overseeing and directing the budgeting, planning, coordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, BDO and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximized recoverability;
  • Providing both technical and project management leadership skills to team members for Bookkeeping and Accounting projects as well as Audit engagements;
  • Assisting in the direction and training of staff, reviewing completed files to ensure quality of work;
  • Prioritizing projects, establish budgets and assigning staff to meet client deadlines;
  • Continually maintaining a positive client relationship and identifying possible new business opportunities with existing clients;
  • Participation in delivering formal project/team performance review and/or giving effective input to reviewers on team members;
  • Assist the Director and the Partner (where applicable) in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly;
  • Preparation of reports to Senior Management and Audit Committees.

There will be opportunity and encouragement for additional responsibilities outside this day to day role, such as working on tenders for potential new clients and assisting with training courses for the more junior members of our team.

Job requirements

What do you bring?

In this position of Audit Manager it is important that you have excellent leadership qualities and that you are able to motivate your team. You know better than anyone how to analyze complex issues and provide solution based advices. You must be able to think critically and switch quickly between different activities and projects. You know the needs of our clients and are able to build relationships and maintain a strong network of contacts.


  • Master’s degree in Accountancy and completed your CPA/ RA / ACCA or AA certification;
  • 5 - 6 years prior work history including significant public accounting experience in audit;
  • You value teamwork, client service, and quality in detailed work;
  • You display strong problem solving, analytical, and communication skills;
  • Current experience of accounting and financial reporting standards including IFRS and Dutch GAAP;
  • Proficient in English / preferably Dutch.

What do we offer?

What do you get in return?

BDO offers a dynamic job in an open, informal and supportive work environment, as well as excellent primary and secondary employment terms, commensurate with your level of education and experience. We also offer you the possibility to balance your work and private life.

At BDO, you will receive:

Room for personal development: BDO provides its employees with numerous opportunities for professional growth and development, offering a wide range of training programs and courses.

Varied work: At BDO, you can work on various projects for different clients, providing you with a diverse and challenging work experience.

An environment with motivated and enthusiastic colleagues: BDO fosters an active work community with a staff association that organizes various (sport)activities and trips.

Good work-life balance: BDO promotes a culture of openness and collaboration, contributing to a positive work environment. The company invests in the health and well-being of its employees and offers a good balance between work and personal life.

Excellent employment benefits: BDO offers its employees competitive salaries ($50.000,- - $70.000,-) this comes with attractive secondary employment benefits, including flexible working hours, a pension plan, health insurance, and, of course, a relocation allowance.

Are you internationally oriented and would you like to contribute to a growing international firm in the Caribbean? Apply now!

Intrested? Or further inquiries

Does this spark your interest?

Are you up for the challenge? Please contact Arnold Bouman from STORM in Recruitment at or call 0031 - 38 2222 015. We hope to meet you soon for a cup of coffee.