Accounts Semi Senior Associate Jobs – BDO East Africa

Job
Title:             
 Accounts
Semi Senior Associate
Organization: BDO
East Africa
Duty Station: Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
Founded in 1963, BDO
was known as Binder Seidman International Group at its inception. After a
series of expansionary moves around the world, it adopted the name Binder
Dijker Otte & Co in 1973. Today it is simply known as BDO, a single
seamless professional services firm, cutting across cultural, geographical and
industry frontiers.
BDO is currently the
world’s fifth largest auditing and accounting network, with 44,000
professionals working in over 1,000 offices in 110 countries, delivering
independent and respected advice.
Job Summary:  The Accounts Semi Senior Associate  will provide accounting services to various
clients with a view to ensuring that BDO /DCDM continues to develop and retain
a broad-based clientele and revenue base..
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Assist
the seniors and managers as part of a team to service the clients of the
integrated clients services department
·        
Ensure
client management accounting files have all relevant documentation on the
appropriate section and are kept up-to-date
·        
Carry
out ad hoc requirements as may be reasonably required by the manager
·        
Take
responsibility for all client matters as directed by the senior and manager
·        
Prepare
and dispatch client’s financial reports within the contracted time as required
by the senior and manager
·        
Active
adherence to budget and time pressures, bringing matters to the attention of
the senior or manager
·        
Preparation
of engagement letters and client acceptance documentation..
Management
·        
Ensure
professional standards are met.
·        
Communication
and representation
·        
Must
demonstrate strong team playing skills in all client and internal management
dealings,
·        
Develop
a professional relationship with the client and within BDO,
·        
Provide
an efficient and pro-active service to the client and its internal management
to ensure that their needs are fully met,
·        
Undertake
any training or development co-ordinated by the BDO management team,
·        
Willing
and open to take on tasks and challenges provided by the Integrated Client
Services Manager



Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The
applicant must hold a degree level qualification or its equivalent.
·        
At least
second level of CPA, ACCA qualification
·        
At least
three to five years of strong accounting knowledge and experience
·        
Be
committed and motivated to studying towards a professional accounting
qualification as required by BDO.
·        
Be able
to deliver first class client service and work effectively as part of a team
·        
Demonstrate
an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
·        
Be well
organised and have the ability to prioritise your own workload
·        
Able to
travel for at least two weeks
·        
Have an
elementary level of general commercial awareness
·        
Good
knowledge of MS applications – Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook and Accounting
programs such as QuickBooks and Tally
·        
Good
knowledge of GAAP, IFRS and IPSAS
How to Apply:
All interested and
qualified candidates should submit their applications to recruit@bdo-ea.com
Deadline: 15th August 2019
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