Audit Senior job at JM Associates
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Vacancy title:
Audit 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:
• Conducts assigned audit engagements successfully from beginning to end
• Identifies and Communicates issues raised, offering recommended solutions relevant to business and risks.
• Supervises junior auditors assigned to engagements providing guidance and overall review of deliverables
• Ensures audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances, and risk.
• Develops audit programs and testing procedures relevant to risk and test objectives.
• Obtains and reviews evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well-documented
• Ensures adherence at all times to all applicable department and professional standards
• Communicates assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise ensuring high quality accurate, and efficient results.
• Organizes personal effort along with those of junior auditors to end risk-based, productive, and efficient at all times.
• Ensures adequate focus on personal professional growth relevant to taking on more challenging assignments in line with standard audit career progression – proactively seeks relevant Education and training opportunities.
• Performs other related duties as assigned

Specific Job Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
• Knowledge of IFRS and ISAs
• Ability to observe and understand business processes ensuring processes are documented completely and accurately.
• 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
• Reliability Possess an appropriate combination of technical expertise in fields such as auditing, finance, technology, operations, or investigations
• Ability to flourish in a fast-paced, complex environment and willing to adapt to change
• Demonstrated ability to lead a small team and ensure successful results
• 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.
• Good communications Skills along with good or developing negotiation skills.
• 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 Senior is required as well as one or more relevant professional certifications (i.e. CPA (Section 5 Minimum), ACCA, CISA, CFE)
• Public accounting firm experience is desirable but not required
• Conversant with CCH Audit System

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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