2 Audit Assistant Executive Jobs – Grant Thornton

Organisation: Grant
Thornton
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About Us:
Grant Thornton is one of the
world’s leading organisations of independent assurance, tax and advisory
services. Grant Thornton Uganda is a member of Grant Thornton International
Limited, with offices in Kampala and Jinja. Grant Thornton boosts an
opportunity to be part of 38,500 dynamic people working cohesively to provide
seamless services to clients in more than 130 countries across the globe.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Take
    charge of the broad client management and liaison on smaller less complex
    assignments
  • Play
    an active role in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks
    and appropriate audit strategy
  • Actively
    communicate any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner.
  • Ensure
    efficient use of appropriate software packages
  • Manage
    all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • Compile
    and prepare or review work papers and drafts of financial statements
  • Produce
    client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to
    management
  • Address,
    discuss and advance conclusion in respect to technical and audit issues
    identified during the course of the audit
  • Delegate
    work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand
    their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job
    training/coaching
  • Maintain
    an understanding of audit methodology
  • Adhere
    to the firms risk management policies and procedures
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicants should have sound knowledge of accounting software used in
    Uganda
  • Possess
    professional accounting qualifications of CPA/ACCA
  • The
    applicants must preferably have experience of at least three years in a similar
    position
  • Excellent
    numerical and analytical skills
  • Willingness
    to work under supervision and learn new -i skills quickly
  • Highly
    results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. working knowledge of various Microsoft packages
  • Keen
    adherence to the highest degree of professional standards and strict
    client confidentiality.
  • Ability
    to work well within a team
  • Excellent
    written and oral communication skills
  • Possess
    a strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and
    ideas
How to Apply:
All candidates should send
their detailed CVs with referees (testimonials will be required at the time of
personal interview if selected) by to: recruitment@ug.gt.com
NB: For Inquiries, You can
visit our office, Grant Thornton, Plot 5, Katego Road, Off. Kira Road, Opp.
British High Commission, Kampala, Uganda, Phone: 0414 535145 (0312 266850 Fax:
0414 533771
Deadline: 31st July 2014

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