Senior Associate/ Team member- Audit

  • Kuwait City
  • Confidential
  • 3-5 years
  • Views
  • 09 Aug 2017

  • Finance/ Accounts

  • Accounting/ Taxation/ Audit
Job Description

Obtain and present appropriate audit evidence, address the relevant audit objectives and demonstrates its relevance to the rest of the audit.
Documenting the results of audit work in accordance with the firm's Audit Methodology, regulatory requirements, and using applicable IT systems and tools.
Draw initial conclusions on client queries, being alert to both commercial concerns and technical accuracy and referring upwards if necessary
Perform fieldwork on assigned clients, assisting with the setting of budgets and pricing, scheduling audits, selecting staff and assigning workloads, developing the audit strategy, all within the firm's Audit Methodology, and using technology tools
Identifying audit differences and issues, and escalating as appropriate.
Attending and applying all audit and accounting training within the set deadlines.
Obtain and present appropriate audit evidence, address the relevant audit objectives,
Identify issues for reporting in the management letter, and other communications with management, and drafts the final documents for review by manager and partner
Budget time allocation to assignments and explain variances from budget and collects cash on time
Supply or attend briefings which are clearly understood on all assignments
Ensure completion of audits/projects within agreed timescales and budgets.

Qualifications and Skills:
Bachelors degree in Accounting or related field
International professional qualifications: CA; ACCA; ACA; CPA or equivalent

Is a self-starter and able to work independently; ensures work is accurate and completed in a professional manner.
Demonstrating knowledge of prevailing accounting standards, accounting disclosure requirements, and applying these to allocated work.
Ability to coach staff effectively during fieldwork.
Able to build and maintain strong relationships with clients middle management.
Can communicate effectively and professionally in written communication, including proper grammar, punctuation.

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