Senior Associate Job Careers – Duma Works

Job Title:      Senior Associate
Organisation: Duma Works
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Duma Works is changing the way people think about hiring.  They are efficiently connecting employers and
potential hires through our mobile platform, we make finding that perfect
person a fun experience, allowing businesses to grow and job seekers to access
new opportunities. Duma Works is recruiting on behalf of one of our clients.
Our client 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.
Job Summary: The Senior
Associate actively participates in and leads staff on audit and accounting
engagements. The incumbent is afforded the opportunity to undertake more
challenging assignments, clients, staff responsibilities relating to auditing
procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
The jobholder will adhere to the highest degree
of professional standards and strict client confidentiality;
·        
Run client audit engagements from start to
finish, which includes planning, executing, directing and completing integrated
and financial statement audits, and managing their to budget;
·        
Supervise, train, and mentor audit associates
and interns on the audit process, and assess performance of audit staff for
audit engagement reviews and quarterly performance reviews;
·        
Work closely with audit team to identify and
resolve client issues discovered during audit engagements;
·        
Research and analyze accounting issues and
transactions, and audit-related and tax-related issues utilizing computer
programs, and employ audit software to review and compile financial
information;
·        
Maintain a good working relationship with
clients to enhance customer satisfaction and work with client management and
staff at all levels to perform the audit engagement;
·        
Proactively interact with key client management
to gather information, resolve audit-related problems, and make recommendations
for business and process improvements;
·        
Support audit partners and senior management on
proposals and business development calls;
·        
Gain comprehensive understanding of client
operations, processes and business objectives, and utilize that knowledge on
the audit engagements;
·        
Actively participate in the firm’s on-going
audit recruiting efforts as needed; and.
·        
Attend professional development and training
sessions on a regular basis.
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
·        
The applicants for the Senior Associate job
placement must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related business
field required;
·        
Professional qualifications i.e. CPA, ACCA, or
CIMA is highly desirable;
·        
At least three to five years of progressive
audit experience in a professional services firm;
·        
Team player with strong interpersonal,
communication and project management skills;
·        
Strong technical accounting and auditing skills;
·        
Ability to supervise audit staff and lead client
projects;
·        
Exceptional client service and communication
skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client
relationships;
·        
Ability to manage multiple client engagements
and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced, interactive,
results-based team environment;
·        
Strong leadership, recruiting, training and
mentoring skills, coupled with excellent verbal, written and presentation
skills;
·        
Excellent analytical, organizational and project
management skills;
·        
Strong computer skills including proficiency in
Microsoft Office Suite and audit preparation software;
·        
Ability to work additional hours as needed and
travel to various client sites.
·        
Fluent in English;
How to Apply:
All suitably qualified and interested candidates should send a cover
letter and detailed CVs via E-mail to: 
apply@dumaworks.com with the subject line as “2488”, Your Full name
&  Phone number e.g. 2488 Okedi
Jonathan, +2567xxxxxxxx. If you don’t follow these instructions, your
application will not go through. You can also send updated CV to
frida@dumaworks.com
 Deadline: 25th November 2016
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