Senior Associate – KSK Associates

Job
Title: 
 Senior Associate
Organisation: KSK
Associates
Duty
Station:
 Kampala, Uganda
About
KSK:
KSK
Associates is a Professional Services Firm that provides Financial Consultancy
Services including Assurance and Business Advisory Services, Business Planning,
Feasibility studies & Project Proposal Preparation, Human Resource, Risk
Management and Information System Solutions.
Key
Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Steer, manage and/or undertake audits which are complex
    in terms of scale, scope, cross-divisional impact and technical specialism
    to provide reliable, independent assurance and agree management actions
    with the business to enhance the control framework
  • Develop associates and junior team members to reach
    their potential;
  • Ensure that all regulatory changes are implemented and
    complied with both internally and on client engagements;
  • Responsible for the contribution to the development of
    the audit plan for assigned areas and prioritise work based on risk and an
    understanding of business objectives
  • In charge of building and maintaining stakeholder
    relationships with business/specialist areas to influence change and
    educate the business in the control framework and provide guidance and
    counsel
  • Maintain an up to date and relevant knowledge of audit
    best practice, regulatory risks and issues and the statutory environment
  • Initiate and deliver against agreed initiatives to
    achieve continuous improvement.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The Senior Associate should hold a Bachelor’s of Science
    in Accounting and Finance, or Bachelor’s of Commerce or Bachelor’s Degree
    in Business Administration from a recognized University or relevant
    discipline;
  • Possession of Part professional qualifications in ACCA,
    CPA or CIMA is desirable;
  • At least four years’ experience in accounting, auditing
    industry;
  • Possess a broader perspective of potential issues
    encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome
    them including having a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to
    creating a more inclusive culture.
  • Extensive knowledge of GAAP and IFRS
  • Strong understanding of financial reporting and
    controls;
  • Excellent track record in establishing and maintaining
    strong relationships with senior clients;
  • Strong leadership skills both on engagements and in an
    office environment;
  • Possess the ability to play an active role in the
    business development process;
  • An ability to implement solutions to address changes in
    regulatory requirements;
  • Possess the ability to work under own initiative and in
    many different and challenging environments;
  • Significant presentation and business writing
    experience
How
to Apply: 
All
suitably qualified and interested candidates should send their applications
together with:
  • Attached copies of all
    academic qualifications(transcripts and certificates);
  • Detailed CVs and mobile
    telephone numbers;
  • Three work references
    and or/academic references;
Send
the complete applications by soft copy to; recruitment@kskassociates.net. You
could also physically deliver your application to any of our offices in East
Africa. Kindly address applications to;
The
Recruitment Officer
KSK
Associates
Financial
Consultants
Annex
2 Ruth Towers
Plot
15A, Clement Hill
P.O
Box 70434 Kampala-Uganda.
Deadline:
20th February, 2015 by 5PM

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