Senior Associate Kenya Jobs (Audit)

at Corporate Staffing Services Ltd
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted February 25, 2021
Category Audit
Job Type Full-time
Currency KES


Our client is an established reputable audit firm that has been in operation for more than 10 years. They seek to recruit a senior audit associate to assist in growth, profitability and success of the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Conducting audit planning procedures for assignments in consultation with the manager/partner.
  • Ensure that the audit team is properly briefed on assignments.
  • Ensure that all audits are carried out within the budget and reports of any expected variances to the manager.
  • Carry out audits in accordance with international standards on auditing(ISAs).
  • Conduct audits using the ICPAK audit software.
  • Review, guide and supervise the work of the associates.
  • Ensure proper control and quality on all assignments.
  • Prepare bank circularization letters and other independent confirmation letters to ensure replies are received on time.
  • Prepare management letters and review letters of representation.
  • Ensure all relevant audit evidence is obtained and properly filed.
  • Ensure the audit file is complete in all aspects prior to submitting to the manager/partner for review.
  • Ensure complete and accurate financial statements are prepared together with all relevant notes.
  • Prepare a tax computation to the client.
  • Ensure tax returns are done on I tax.
  • Manage client staff professionally and maintain communication with relevant client staff.
  • Train and coach associates on Audit process and documentation on Audit file.
  • Any other responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time by the managers or partners.

Skills & Qualifications

  • Degree in auditing, accounting, business or related course from a recognized university.
  • CPA(K) or ACCA
  • 3-4 years’ external audit experience
  • Good understanding of tax laws in Kenya
  • Knowledge of itax system
  • Knowledge of IFRSs and ISAs
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of working with an audit software.
  • Team player with the ability to work under pressure.
  • Socially confident with leadership skills and good organization skills.
  • Good analytical skills and a proactive approach to problem solving.


Applying Instructions

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualifications and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Senior Associate – Audit Firm) to on or before Thursday 4th March 2021.

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