A: Audit Component
A: 1 Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of the Audit Engagement Circle (i.e. from Planning to signing-off). Actively engage in planning of the audit, actual fieldwork as well as completion and reporting.
Take full ownership of the engagement following up with the Engagement Manager and Partner to ensure effective completion of engagements.
A.2 Be a liaison between the firm and the clients by applying leadership and negotiation skills
A.3 Be a team player. Demonstrate ability to work as part of the team. Identify training needs within team and suggest improvement strategies.
B: Team Management Component
B.1 Demonstrate high level of Professional etiquette
B.2 Demonstrate ability to provide counseling (mentoring) and aspiring junior members of team to excel
B.3 Complete staff performance appraisal per engagement that you are the lead in charge and provide summary feedback to Managers/Partners accordingly for appropriate course of action
B.4 Provide regular feedback to managers and Partners of progress or any matter for which you are responsible.
C: Client Management Component
C.1 Act as a point of contact between the firm and the clients in which you are the audit in charge and manage engagement cots, raising fee notes, effectively collecting invoiced fees, agree engagement delivery dates and overall engagement management
C.2 Draft engagement correspondences, DRAFT Reports for Manager & partners’ review before these are disseminated to clients
C.3 Keep abreast of key changes in the industry such as: changing legal statutes (tax, etc.); budget sessions; regulator’s pronouncements; IFRS/IAS updates; etc. and be able to provide necessary billable guidance to clients
C.4 Keep up-to-date with ABA Alliance’s products and services Demonstrate comprehensive understanding of products/services offered by the firm so as to identify and take up opportunities that may arise during the course of working with clients and/or networking Demonstrate ability to generate new businesses to the Firm (through networking; identifying prospective business; participation in proposal writing; linkages; etc.)
C.5 Be responsible to build the Firm’s reputation through quality work, demonstrated technical knowledge and professional experience.
D: Accounting & Other Advisory Services
D.1 Be flexible to accommodate, whenever necessary, other tasks that may be assigned to you
D.2 Ability to perform accounting functions ranging from: Maintaining client’s books of accounts (GL) which may include weekly/monthly visits to client premises to oversee postings/reports generated and take appropriate course of action.
To effectively perform this task, you will be expected to be conversant with:
- Payroll processing;
- VAT preparation/filing/consultations;
- Reconciliation of various account balances;
- Preparation and/or review of various reports;
- Oversee preparation of financial statements and/or perform pre-audit reviews/preparations for clients;
- Whenever necessary, be responsible to manage external auditors
- Attend other external auditors when on engagements that the firm has ceased to be auditors (i.e. working with other auditors to review our audit files, etc.)
- And other similar tasks/responsibilities as may be agreed from time to time depending on client needs.
E: ACADEMIC & PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION and EXPERIENCE
The candidate should have the MINIMUM requirements as below:
(i) First Degree in: Finance and/or Accounting from a reputable University
(ii) Qualified CPA (T)/ACCA
(iii) Audit working experience of at least TWO YEARS with reputable Professional Firms
(iv) Ability to work diligently demonstrating high level of commitment to work with MINIMUM supervision
(v) Good Team Player and Good Communicator with Emphasis on ability to provide timely feedback for effective management
(vi) Willingness to learn and use knowledge so gained for furtherance of self & Firm’s progress
PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN APPLICATION IF YOU HAVE NONE OF THE ABOVE QUALIFICATIONS
How to Apply:
Please send your signed Application Letter CLEARLY stating the POSITION for which an Application is made and scanned CV to: [email removed]
The subject in the Email should also CLEARLY state the Position Applied.
10th Floor, PSSSF Building
Along Sam Nujoma Road
P.O. Box 11621
Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: [mobile number removed]
Fax: +255 22 240 066
7. CLOSING DATE:
Deadline for receipt of applications is 23rd October 2020
We are looking for experienced Audit Seniors