Skills Assessment
2 months ago

Job Summary

To provide leadership and quality oversight of an organization’s auditing processes.

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Mid level
  • Experience Length:3 years

Job Description/Requirements

Job position: Accountant  

Duty Station: Kampala  

Deadline: 20th July 2022  

  

JOB PURPOSE:  

To provide leadership and quality oversight of an organization’s auditing processes.  

  

ROLES:  

  • Senior Audit Associate Job Description, Key Duties, and  Responsibilities 
  • The following job description example shows typical senior audit  associate duties, tasks, and responsibilities: 
  • Plan, develop strategies and supervise the fieldwork team in all  phases of an audit engagement 
  • Prepare financial statements and require disclosures in  compliance with policy and regulations 
  • Perform planning, creating, and developing assignments 
  • Identifying and resolving assurance engagement 
  • Work closely with staff and partners on practice development  and client management
  • Monitor engagement status and budget requirements for  profitable and timely completion 
  • Research technical issues that arise during an engagement 
  • Develop and interact relationships with accounting staff, CFOs,  and Controllers 
  • Train and manage teams (up to three members) with or without  any experience 
  • Carry out private and public audits of financial statements in  accordance with ISA and GAAP standards 
  • Help clients develop, implement and test internal control controls 
  • Listen to subordinates' needs 
  • Carry out substantive audit procedures over various income statements and balance sheets 
  • Frequently perform analytical procedures to identify unusual or  unexpected trends in relation to expectation and performance
  • Conduct internal control test work and perform walkthroughs to  
  • ensure compliance with companies’ policies and National regulations 
  • Report issues immediately to the engagement team and  collaborate to resolve them 
  • Communicate with audit senior management to create more efficient testing strategies using data. 


REQUIREMENTS  

The successful candidate should have: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in either Commerce, Business administration, or Statistics. 
  • Completed at ACCA/CPA Level III 
  • Must have strong technical accounting skills with proficiency in  ISAs, and IFRS 
  • Must be able to lead and supervise projects 
  • Possess excellent communication and client service skills 
  • Have strong presentation, written, and verbal skills 
  • Should be able to manage multiple engagements and compete for priorities in a suitable environment 
  • Willing to collaborate and build rapport effectively with others 
  • Showcase strong mentoring, recruiting, leadership, and training  skills 
  • Have project management, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Have strong computer skills 
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite  
  • Ability to work extra hours when such need arises 
  • Be willing to travel to different clients’ sites as needed 
  • Possess a minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive Financial/ Tax  audit experience 
  • Should be productive in an inclusive and collaborative work  environment 
  • Must have sound judgment regarding sensitive and confidential  matters 
  • Have excellent organizational, interpersonal, and  communication skills 
  • Should be able to pay attention to accuracy and detail t) Possess a good work ethic and the ability to work independently  and as part of a team 
  • Have good interpersonal relationship skills 
  • Possess excellent critical thinking ability to provide the solution  to challenges 
  • Excellent stress and time management skills 
  • Must possess great mental and emotional stability y) Possess strong ability to work under intense pressure z) Possess excellent psychological skills 
  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent social skills bb) Ability to remain calm and patient when faced with challenging situations. 
  • Possess skills in at least accounting packages, i.e Tally and  QuickBooks 

 

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