Executive – Business Risk Services Job Opportunity – 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:
  • Carry
    out critical reviews of significant financial transactions and their
    supporting documents for the purpose of ensuring its accuracy in terms of
    accounting treatment and compliance with company policy and International
    Accounting Standards
  • Assist
    in the identification of system weaknesses in the accounting function of
    the entity, make appropriate suggestions to improve them and present the
    findings to clients’ management
  • Review
    financial transactions to determine the tax compliance requirements and
    the clients’ adherence to them
  • Review
    clients’ tax compliances
  • Send
    management financials on a quarterly basis to the client management
  • Compile,
    prepare and analyse clients’ monthly, quarterly and annual management
    accounts
  • Attend
    management meetings and present reports on clients’ financial accounts 
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The
    applicant must possess accounting professional qualification of CPA/ACCA
  • At
    least three to four years’ experience in a similar position
  • Computer
    literacy skills i.e. Sound knowledge of accounting software used in Uganda
  • Highly
    proficient in the use of various Microsoft packages
  • 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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