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Kampala, Uganda

Full-time

Deadline: 

September 24, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the Organisation

Grant Thornton LLP is the American member firm of Grant Thornton International, the seventh largest accounting network in the world by combined fee income. Grant Thornton LLP is the sixth largest U.S. accounting and advisory organization.

Job Title

Audit Senior Associates job at Grant Thornton

Job Description

The successful candidates will work as part of the team, leading audit teams, managing client relationships, and contributing to the overall success of the audit engagements to meet or exceed client expectations

Duties and Responsibilities

Essential duties and responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with Audit Managers to develop audit plans, including risk assessment, audit scope, and objectives. • Lead and supervise audit teams, providing guidance

    to Associates, assigning tasks, and reviewing their

    work for accuracy and compliance with audit

    standards.

  • Perform substantive testing, controls testing, and other audit procedures to assess the accuracy of financial statements and internal controls

  • Prepare detailed audit workpapers, ensuring that they support audit findings conclusions, and recommendations.

  • Build and maintain client relationships, serving as a primary point of contact during the audit engagement, addressing client inquiries, and managing client expectations.

  • Stay updated with industry regulations, accounting standards, and audit best practices.

  • Suitable and qualified candidates should apply through https://www.gtuganda.co.ug/en/careers/ and send CVs ONLY to recruitment@ug.gt.com by Sunday Sept 24, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Grant Thornton

  • Contribute to the improvement of audit methodologies, tools, and processes to enhance audit efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Assist in the preparation of audit reports, summarizing findings, recommendations, and any identified control weaknesses or deficiencies.

  • Ensure that audit work complies with relevant auditing standards, regulatory requirements, and the firm’s quality control procedures.

Qualifications and Competencies

The ideal candidates should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Commerce, Finance, Economics, or related field.

  • Member or Finalist of CPA, ACCA or equivalent

  • certification.

  • 3-5 years of relevant audit experience in public accounting firms. • Strong knowledge of auditing standards, financial

  • reporting, and accounting principles (GAAP, IFRS) Leadership abilities, with the capability to mentor and manage junior staff.

  • Proficiency in audit software and Microsoft Office tools like MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

  • Effective communication skills, both written and

  • verbal, to interact with clients and team members

How to Apply

Address your application letter to:
Grant Thornton Uganda
Send it to:
recruitment@ug.gt.com
N.B. Attach Application letter, CV & All relevant documents

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