Audit Semi-Senior job at JM Associates

Vacancy title:
Audit Semi-Senior

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

JM Associates

Deadline of this Job:
Wednesday, June 07 2023 

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi, East Africa

Date Posted: Tuesday, June 06 2023, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Tasks and Responsibilities:
• Draft and prepare client accounts/statutory accounts along with Tax computations
• Assist and participate in audit assignments at client sites
• Draft monthly VAT returns and Corporation Tax returns
• Compile Profit and Loss accounts, balance sheets of assets and liabilities and trial balance accounts
• Draft reports covering financial statements, client business issues, systems and controls
• Preparation of management accounts
• Liaise closely with clients and other stakeholders, keeping the relevant manager/supervisor informed of developments

Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
• Strong double entry accounting knowledge and basic bookkeeping skills
• Basic Tax knowledge desirable
• Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal communication skills are essential
• Experience of statutory and management accounts preparation
• Evidence of being a motivated self-starter with the ability to multitask, work under pressure and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
• Ability to apply audit standards through practical application.
• Proactive in researching business best practice concepts in order to apply as appropriate.
• Solid listening skills and ability to identify gaps in logic – inquisitive
• Strong organization and follow up skills including the ability to handle competing priorities and meet all deadlines and commitments
• Ability to give and follow instructions accurately and efficiently proactive in asking clarifying questions to ensure work effort is directed wholly toward desired outcome.
• Ability to recognize when learned theoretical concepts should be applied
• Solid understanding and ability to apply risk and control concepts
• Ability to identify underlying cause of an issue raise.
• Good awareness of other departments in the company with risk control and governance responsibilities and what is necessary for successful tactical collaboration and information sharing.
• Ability to identify sensitive issues and facilitate communications in a proactive manner to avoid surprises.
• Willingness and ability to adapt to new circumstances information and challenges
• Executes effective and thorough application of all internal audit standards within assigned responsibility
• Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally Demonstrate a positive can-do attitude

Education and Qualification
• Bachelor’s degree in accounting finance technology or the equivalent combination of education training and work experience.
• A Minimum of at least 2 years’ experience as Audit Assistant /Semi senior is required as well as one or more relevant professional certifications or perusing completion of this professional courses (i.e. CPA, ACCA)
• Public accounting firm experience is desirable but not required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested and qualified? Go to JM Associates on to apply

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Wednesday, June 07 2023
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 05-06-2023
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-06-2023
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-06-2066
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