Entry Level Audit Associate Jobs – Genius Hub

Job Title:    Audit Associate

Organisation: Genius

Duty Station: Kampala,

About US:

Genius Hub is a
Human Capital Solutions Firm that specializes in talent search and placement of
highly skilled individuals for clients in East Africa.  Our Client is an
Audit firm that deals in Audit, Accounting, Financial Consultancy Services.

Job Summary:  The Audit Associate will be responsible for
assisting in reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations for the
correction or improvement of internal, operational and management control
systems and organizational unit performance.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Assist in planning work on assigned
    segments of an audit;
  • Recommend the means of obtaining,
    analyzing and evaluating evidentiary data;
  • Review transactions, documents, records,
    reports, and methods for accuracy and effectiveness;
  • Prepare acceptable working papers that
    record and summarize data on the assigned audit segment;
  • Hold preliminary discussions of apparent
    deficiencies with operating personnel to verify and obtain explanations
    and reasons for each apparent deficiency and documents responses;
  • Report audit findings and makes
    recommendations for the correction of unsatisfactory conditions,
    improvements in operations and reductions in cost;
  • Assist in the performance of special
    reviews at the request of management;
  • Assist and support the audit team in
    their day-to-day functions;
  • Draft financial statements in compliance
    with audit functions;
  • Plan, direct and perform all financial
  • Prepare and manage audit budgets;
  • Create internal audit systems and
  • Train and mentor audit interns and
  • Review and assess the performance of
    audit interns and assistants;
  • Resolve client inquiries and issues
    relating to audit functions;
  • Prepare audit reports and statements for
    the top management on various financial aspects;
  • Ensure compliance of best practices of
    all audit procedures and standards;
  • Performs other duties as may be

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Degree in
    Accounting or any related field;
  • ACCA/ CPA Certificate;
  • One year of experience as an Audit
  • Reporting skills, attention to detail,
    deadline-oriented, reporting research results, confidentiality, time
    management, data entry management.
  • The applicant must be a good team
  • Demonstrate strong communication,
    numerical and analytical skills;
  • Willing to work under no supervision and
    learn new skills quickly;
  • Result-oriented and able to meet tight
    deadlines; and
  • Proactive and self-driven.

How to Apply:

All suitably
qualified and interested applicants should send their applications, CVs and
academic documents to geniushub@kskassociates.net not in the attention of the
Recruitment Director. Please Quote Reference GH2019/041

Deadline: 31st August 2019

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