Senior Associate - Audit job at Grant Thornton Kenya
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Vacancy title:
Senior Associate - Audit

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

Jobs at:

Grant Thornton Kenya

Deadline of this Job:
07 October 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Summary
Date Posted: Wednesday, October 05, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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JOB DETAILS:
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

Work Hours: 8


Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

Job application procedure
• Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to careers@ke.gt.com  stating the subject heading as the position applied, clearly indicating their daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 07 October 2022
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 05-10-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 05-10-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 05-10-2065
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