Senior Associate – Audit Firm

Date Posted: March 18, 2021, 3:40 p.m.

Job Description

Title: Senior Associate – Audit Firm,

Industry: Audit,

Location: Nairobi,

Reports to: Audit Manager /Partner,

Gross Salary: 80-90K,

Our client is an established reputable audit firm that has been in operation for more than 10 years. They seek to recruit a senior audit associate to assist in growth, profitability and success of the organization.


Key Responsibilities

Conducting audit planning procedures for assignments in consultation with the manager/partner.

Ensure that the audit team is properly briefed on assignments.

Ensure that all audits are carried out within the budget and reports of any expected variances to the manager.

Carry out audits in accordance with international standards on auditing(ISAs).

Conduct audits using the ICPAK audit software.

Review, guide and supervise the work of the associates.

Ensure proper control and quality on all assignments.

Prepare bank circularization letters and other independent confirmation letters to ensure replies are received on time.

Prepare management letters and review letters of representation.

Ensure all relevant audit evidence is obtained and properly filed.

Ensure the audit file is complete in all aspects prior to submitting to the manager/partner for review.

Ensure complete and accurate financial statements are prepared together with all relevant notes.

Prepare a tax computation to the client.

Ensure tax returns are done on I tax.

Manage client staff professionally and maintain communication with relevant client staff.

Train and coach associates on Audit process and documentation on Audit file.

Any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the managers or partners.


Skills & Qualifications

Degree in auditing, accounting, business or related course from a recognized university.


3-4 years’ external audit experience

Good understanding of tax laws in Kenya

Knowledge of itax system

Knowledge of IFRSs and ISAs

Good IT skills and knowledge of working with audit software.

Team player with the ability to work under pressure.

Socially confident with leadership skills and good organization skills.

Good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem-solving.


How To Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; kindly send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] or [email protected]

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