8 Grant Thornton Certified Public Accountants – Audit Associates

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:
  • Render
    support in all aspects of the audit process including planning, fieldwork
    and completion
  • Plan
    a job including preparation for pre-planning meeting; liaising with the
    tax department on responsibilities and information required
  • Ensure
    that work papers in respect of work performed are clear, comprehensive and
    conclusive and prepare points for attention of senior team members
  • Actively
    communicate any technical or administrative issues with senior team
    members as appropriate
  • Refer
    to the firm’s risk management policies and procedures and be familiar with
    the audit manual
  • Plan
    and complete a small job, with assistance
  • Obtain
    an understanding of the client’s business and analyse client issues,
    reaching logical conclusions by applying theory to practice and appreciate
    their implication to potential audit issues. 
Qualifications, Skills & Experience:
  • The
    candidates should preferably hold first class honours degrees majoring in
    Accounts from a reputed university
  • Extensive
    working knowledge of accounting software used in Uganda
  • Hold
    professional accounting qualification CPA/ ACCA may have an added
    advantage
  • Past
    experience in similar positions for at least a year to two years would be
    an added advantage
  • 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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