Senior Associate Jobs – KSK Associates

Job Title:    
 Senior Associate
Organisation: KSK Associates
Duty Station:  Kampala,
Uganda
About US:
KSK Associates 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. We have operations in Uganda, Rwanda and Dubai.
Job Summary: The Senior Associate / Auditor actively participates
in and leads staff on audit engagements. The Senior Auditor is afforded the
opportunity to undertake more challenging assignments, clients, staff
responsibilities relating to auditing procedures.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
·        
Adhere to the
highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
·        
The incumbent will
carry out client audit engagements from start to finish, which includes
planning, executing, directing and completing integrated and financial
statement audits, and managing 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 year-end
performance reviews.
·        
Work closely with
audit team to identify and resolve client issues discovered during audit
process.
·        
Research and
analyze accounting issues and transactions, and audit-related and tax-related
issues utilizing electronic databases, and employ audit software to review and
compile financial information.
·        
Build and 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
services.
·        
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 a
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.
·        
Attend
professional development and training sessions on a regular basis.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
·        
The ideal
candidate should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or a related business
field required.
·        
Professional CPA
qualification is highly desirable.
·        
A minimum of two
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 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.
·        
Demonstrated 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.
·        
Proven 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 their applications together with:
·        
Attached copies of
all academic qualifications (transcripts and certificates);
·        
Detailed CVs and
working mobile telephone numbers;
·        
Three professional
references and or/academic references;
Send the complete applications via soft copy to;
recruitment@kskassociates.net. You may also physically deliver your application
to any of our offices. Kindly address applications to;
The Recruitment Manager,
KSK Associates,
Financial Consultants,
Plot 24A, Hannington Road,
KSK Green Campus,
P.O.  Box
70434, Kampala-Uganda
Deadline: 29th February 2016 by
5:00 pm (East Africa Time)
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