SENIOR ASSOCIATE - AUDIT

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Location: Nairobi

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Advertised: 20 Sep 2022 E. Africa Standard Time

Application close: 07 Oct 2022 E. Africa Standard Time

 

We are seeking to recruit a highly ambitious candidate to fill in the following position;

SENIOR ASSOCIATE - AUDIT

Job Summary

The overall purpose of this job is to execute Audit and Assurance related tasks for the clients in accordance with the engagement terms.

Main Responsibilities of Job

  • Control the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures
  • Consistently achieve deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service
  • Establish working relations with the client's accounting team
  • Ensure adherence to the audit plan and oversee the work of associates
  • Prepare an engagement budget
  • Prepare and review audit work papers in accordance with the firm’s requirements
  • Ensure compliance with Grant Thornton and International Standards in respect of responses to assessed risks
  • Review completeness of financial statements and ensure compliance with IFRS
  • Focus on analytical review to capture critical areas of the audit
  • Prepare and review tax computations and relevant appendices for the allowances claimed
  • Review post-audit journal entries to rectify the client’s financial statements
  • Plan and conduct external audits of various entities including operational and financial audits and disclose all matters arising to the managers, partners, and management
  • Prepare draft management letters for the managers
  • Record entity level controls and recommend changes in controls
  • Carry out fieldwork, guide and supervise the associates to ensure that audits are carried out in accordance with the plan;
  • Prepare audit engagement files in line with set standards and submit to the manager for review;
  • Complete pre-audit activities in the relevant systems/ software;

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’or degree in Business related field Finance/ Accounting;
  • CPA/ACCA Finalist
  • Minimum of three years of experience+ post qualification experience in a reputable audit firm
  • Experience in auditing financial institutions is an added advantage

Key skills:

  • Ability to think on one’s feet
  • Relationship management skills
  • Supervisory skills
  • People Management skills
  • Confidentiality and integrity
  • Interpersonal skills

Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to  careers@ke.gt.com stating the subject heading “SENIOR ASSOCIATE - AUDIT ” clearly indicating their daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.