Phone Contacts: +256 759 388705 | +256-783-060700
Demo ConsultsDemo ConsultsDemo Consults
Kyambogo Road
Demo ConsultsDemo ConsultsDemo Consults


Job position: Accountant
Duty station: Kampala
Deadline: 20th July 2022
JOB PURPOSE: To provide leadership and quality oversight of an organization’s auditing processes.
Senior Audit Associate Job Description, Key Duties and Responsibilities
The following job description example shows typical senior audit associate duties, tasks, and responsibilities:
➢ Plan, develop strategies and supervise fieldwork team in all phases of an audit engagement
➢ Prepare financial statements and require disclosures in compliance with policy and regulations
➢ Perform planning, creating, and developing assignments
➢ Identifying and resolving assurance engagement
➢ Work closely with staff and partners on practice development and client management
➢ Monitor engagement status and budget requirements for profitable and timely completion
➢ Research technical issues that arise during an engagement
➢ Develop and interact relationships with accounting staff, CFOs, and Controllers
➢ Train and manage teams (up to three members) with or without any experience
➢ Carry out private and public audits of financial statements in accordance with ISA and GAAP standards
➢ Help clients develop, implement and test internal control controls
➢ Listen to subordinates needs
➢ Carry out substantive audit procedures over various income statement and balance sheets
➢ Frequently perform analytical procedures to identify unusual or unexpected trends in relation to expectation and performance
➢ Conduct internal control test work and perform walkthroughs to ensure compliance companies’ policies and National regulations
➢ Report issues immediately to the engagement team and collaborate to resolve them
➢ Communicate with audit senior management to create more efficient testing strategies using data.
The successful candidate should have:
a) A bachelor’s degree in either Commerce, Business administration or Statistics.
b) Completed at ACCA/CPA Level III
c) Must have strong technical accounting skills with proficiency in ISAs, and IFRS
d) Must be able to lead and supervise projects
e) Possess excellent communication and client service skills
f) Have strong presentation, written, and verbal skills
g) Should be able to manage multiple engagements and compete priorities in a suitable environment
h) Willing to collaborate and build rapport effectively with others
i) Showcase strong mentoring, recruiting, leadership, and training skills
j) Have project management, organizational, and analytical skills
k) Have strong computer skills
l) Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
m) Ability to work extra hours when such need arises
n) Be willing to travel to different clients’ sites as needed
o) Possess a minimum of 3 to 5 years of progressive Financial/ Tax audit experience
p) Should be productive in an inclusive and collaborative work environment
q) Must have sound judgment regarding sensitive and confidential matters
r) Have an excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
s) Should be able to pay attention to accuracy and detail
t) Possess good work ethic and the ability to work independently and as part of a team
u) Have good interpersonal relationship skills
v) Possess excellent critical thinking ability to provide the solution to challenges
w) Excellent stress and time management skills
x) Must possess great mental and emotional stability
y) Possess strong ability to work under intense pressure
z) Possess excellent psychological skills
aa) Must be able to demonstrate excellent social skills
bb) Ability to remain calm and patient when faced with challenging situations.
cc) Possess skills in at least accounting packages, i.e Tally and QuickBooks

Job Category: Accounting
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Kampala

Apply for this position

Allowed Type(s): .pdf, .doc, .docx