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  • Posted: Oct 5, 2022
    Deadline: Oct 7, 2022
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    With 11 partners and more than 130 team members, our firm dates back nearly 30 years. We have deep links with the Kenyan business community and in-depth knowledge of the market. We are particularly strong in our tax consultancy services. Many new entrants to the Kenyan and African emerging markets choose us as their financial partners to give them a solid fo...
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    Senior Associate - Audit

    Job Summary

    The overall purpose of this job is to execute Audit and Assurance related tasks for the clients in accordance with the engagement terms.

    Main Responsibilities of Job

    • Control the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures
    • Consistently achieve deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service
    • Establish working relations with the client's accounting team
    • Ensure adherence to the audit plan and oversee the work of associates
    • Prepare an engagement budget
    • Prepare and review audit work papers in accordance with the firm’s requirements
    • Ensure compliance with Grant Thornton and International Standards in respect of responses to assessed risks
    • Review completeness of financial statements and ensure compliance with IFRS
    • Focus on analytical review to capture critical areas of the audit
    • Prepare and review tax computations and relevant appendices for the allowances claimed
    • Review post-audit journal entries to rectify the client’s financial statements
    • Plan and conduct external audits of various entities including operational and financial audits and disclose all matters arising to the managers, partners, and management
    • Prepare draft management letters for the managers
    • Record entity level controls and recommend changes in controls
    • Carry out fieldwork, guide and supervise the associates to ensure that audits are carried out in accordance with the plan;
    • Prepare audit engagement files in line with set standards and submit to the manager for review;
    • Complete pre-audit activities in the relevant systems/ software;


    • Bachelor’or degree in Business related field Finance/ Accounting;
    • CPA/ACCA Finalist
    • Minimum of three years of experience+ post qualification experience in a reputable audit firm
    • Experience in auditing financial institutions is an added advantage

    Key skills:

    • Ability to think on one’s feet
    • Relationship management skills
    • Supervisory skills
    • People Management skills
    • Confidentiality and integrity
    • Interpersonal skills

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates are requested to forward their updated CVs to stating the subject heading as the position applied, clearly indicating their daytime telephone contacts, and addresses of three referees. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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