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Audit Senior Associate at Deloitte

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Job Description

main purpose of the job

The incumbent will support the execution of audit fieldwork and ensure that assigned tasks are conducted economically and per agreed client and Firm standards on a series of exciting and challenging Audit engagement projects.

What you will do

  • Support the delivery of engagements/projects in specific area of competency;
  • Assist in identifying client needs and problem technical issues that arise and propose resolutions to address these;
  • Raise issues with the Audit Seniors and Managers as identified in area of focus that may affect the quality of delivery or timelines of the engagement;
  • Maintain quality and timeous delivery as per Service Level Agreements with clients;
  • Actively build business relationships that generate leads, identify opportunities for follow-on work and work with management to win the business;
  • Assist in development of client presentations/discussion documentation;
  •  Assist in managing engagement risk in line with Deloitte policies;
  • Maintain clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status;
  • Maintain own development and knowledge in specialised area; and
  • Comply with auditing and accounting standards, relevant laws and regulations (including specific local laws and regulations), ethical standards, independence requirements and the Firm’s quality control procedures.

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  • Currently pursuing a professional accounting qualification such Certified Public Accountants (CPA) and/or Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA).
  • Thorough knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards and International Auditing Standards.
  • Proficient in Auditing software.
  • At least two (2) years’ professional audit working experience.
  • Experience with an internationally recognized auditing firm is an added advantage.

Additional Information

Key Performance Areas

  • Strategic Impact – Support the delivery of engagements, in specific area of competency.
  • Budgets / Profitability – Maintain quality and timeous delivery as per SLA.
  • Client Impact: Internal & External – Communicate regularly with both Audit Senior, Engagement Manager and client to meet deliverable expectations in specific area of expertise.

Behavioural competencies

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills;
  • Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others;
  • Strong client delivery focus;
  • Adaptable and able to manage ambiguity with ease;
  • Sound problem-solving ability.

Technical Competencies

  • Knowledge of accounting, auditing and regulatory professional standards;
  • Demonstrated leadership skills;
  • Excellent report writing skills;
  • Good financial knowledge;
  • Sound business acumen;
  • Focus on quality and risk; and
  • Well-developed computer user skills.

Your role as a leader

At Deloitte we believe in the importance of leadership at all levels. We expect our people to embrace and live our purpose by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters.

Leadership Capabilities

Living our Purpose – Identifies and embraces our purpose and values and puts these into practice in their professional life.

Influence – Builds relationships and communicates effectively in order to positively influence peers and other stakeholders.

Performance drive – Seeks opportunities to challenge self; teams with others across businesses and borders to deliver and takes accountability for own and team results.

Strategic direction – Understands objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligns own work to objectives and sets personal priorities.

Talent development – Develops self by actively seeking opportunities for growth, shares knowledge and experiences with others, and acts as a strong brand ambassador.

Apply online on Deloitte website by 30 September 2022

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