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Tuesday, September 26, 2017

5 Assistant Audit Executives Job at Grant Thornton Uganda - Career Opportunity in Uganda

Vacancy title:
5 Assistant Audit Executives

Jobs at:
Grant Thornton Uganda

Deadline of this Job:
5th October 2017

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

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Job details:
Grant Thornton Uganda is a robust and fast growing Certified Public Accountants firm in Uganda. it is part of the larger Grant Thornton international family which is one of the world's leading organizations of independent assurance, tax and advisory firms. It has a presence in more than 130 countries with 24 member firms in Africa. These firms help dynamic organizations unlock their potential for growth by providing meaningful, forward looking advice.
We are looking for highly competent team of people who share our global values of Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility to guide our behaviours and fuel our ambition to be the firm that makes a difference, every day.
Assistant Audit Executives: 5 Positions
Essential Duties and Responsibilities ‘include:
  • take responsibility for wider client management and liaison on smaller less complex assignments
  • play an active role in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy ~
  • communicate any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner,
  • ensure efficient use of appropriate software packages‘
  • oversee all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion
  • prepare or review work papers and drafts of financial statements produce client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to management 4
  • address, discuss and advance conclusion in respect to technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit
  • delegate work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching
  • maintain an understanding of audit methodology
  • adhere to the firms risk management policies and procedures ‘
In addition to the general requirements listed below, the ideal candidate should:

  • have sound knowledge of accounting software used in Uganda
  • have a professional qualification of CPA/ACCA
  • have experience of at least 3 years in a similar position
in addition the specific criteria stated above, candidate for both position should;

  • have good numerical and analytical skills
  • be willing to work under supervision and learn new skills quickly
  • be results-oriented and able to meet tight deadlines
  • have sound knowledge of various Microsoft packages
  • adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
  • be able to work well within a team
  • have effective written and oral communication skills
  • possess a strong work initiative and the ability to adapt to new challenges and ideas
The selected candidates will be offered attractive remuneration and incentive in line with industry standards.
Job application procedure
Applicants should email ONLY their CVs on recruitment@ug.gt.com by 5th October 2017. All other documents shall be required at the time of personal interview ii selected.