Audit Senior job at PKF Zambia Chartered Accountants

Vacancy title:
Audit Senior

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Accounting & Finance ]

Jobs at:

PKF Zambia Chartered Accountants

Deadline of this Job:
Thursday, February 29 2024 

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Lusaka, South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Friday, February 16 2024, Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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Overall Job Purpose
• PKF Zambia Is Part Of PKF International’s Global Family Of Independent Firms Bound By A Shared commitment to quality, integrity and the creation of clarity in a complex regulatory environment. We have offices in over 400 locations and we operate in more than 150 countries across 5 continents and specialize in providing high-quality audit, accounting and tax, and advisory solutions to international and domestic organizations in all our markets.
• To cater for our growing clientele, we are looking for Audit Seniors to be part of the operations of our audit practice at our Livingstone office. The desired candidate to serve our clients aims to maximize audit engagement and achieve the best results.

Detailed Job Description
1) Display professional understanding of knowledge relevant to this position
a) Organize, plan and execute tasks as team leader where assigned at;
i) engagement level
ii) job administration level
iii) risk assessment level
b) Where the senior is assigned as an audit analyst under the audit senior, he or she will assist in
i) Administration
ii) Assist in assessing risk in the area/sections allocated

3) Audit planning in Inflo.
4) Execute auditing procedures of various financial statement accounts and prepare working paper.
5) Prepare financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and International Financial Reporting Standards for Small and Medium-sized entities where assigned or as team leader.
6) Perform assessments of accounts as required or assigned.
7) Attend proactively to all issues on the assignment to help manager/team leader release reports to client after complying with technical and quality control procedures in the quality control manual
8) Work within approved communication method of the firm on all communication and copy relevant manager/partners
9) All comments by client to be documented either orally communicated or as received from client
10) Manage all subordinates assigned to you and review their work to meet firm quality standards
11) Examine financial source documents to ensure proper accounting treatment was applied and sufficient appropriate evidence was obtained to develop an opinion of the financial standing of the client
12) Participate in various stock counts and ensure that the counts are conducted as per instructions
13) Ensuring that audit files are closed in time after review by manager’s and partners.
14) Responsible for archival procedures such as filing and lockdown of files
15) Prepare time sheet documenting tasks done and time allocated to each task daily
16) Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the superiors

Supervisory Role
1) Providing guidance to junior stuff on audit schedules to be prepared and audit tests to be performed
2) Review the work of the junior auditors during field work
3) Review the audit cycle completed by junior auditors
4) Review any work completed by any other team members that has been allocated by the manager as your responsibility
5) Any other wok-related tasks as assigned by superiors such as printing reports and any special assignments by the manager/director/partner

Specialist Training
1) Update on IFRS and IAASB Soft skill in team work and communication
2) Training on Quality Management
3) Training on Audit tools
4) Read and understand International Professional Standards Manual (IPSM)

Working Environment
1) Liaise with audit supervisor or team leader closely
2) Communicate with clients and keep audit partners updated
3) All exceptions on audit findings to be flagged to manager/partner
4) Maintain a safe working environment for good health
5) Communication to be as per firm communication policy
6) May be required to travel as per audit requirement
7) Follow firm procedures for audit and quality management

Working Experience Requirements
1) Extensive practical experience (3 years or above) in auditing preferable in a reputable accounting practice or company
2) Excellent knowledge and application of IFRS, IFRS for SME’s, ISA, etc in the audit working paper
3) Ability to develop excellent client relationships and meeting set deadline.
Education requirements
1) Must be a registered ZICA member at an approved class for the position
2) Can be partly qualified for an approved graduation scheme such as ZICA, ACCA, CIMA, CGI

Other skills
1) Strong analytical skills
2) Uncompromising on integrity and ethics
3) Should have the ability to meet deadlines
4) Ability to adapt to change quickly and multi-task.
5) Good interpersonal and relationship building and analytical skills

• The closing date for receipt of applications is 22nd February 2024. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Address the applications to The Human Resources Officer.

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Job Experience: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months:

Level of Education:

Job application procedure
• Please send your application letter and other credentials as a single PDF to  and state the email subject as Audit Senior.

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Zambia
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: Thursday, February 29 2024
Duty Station: Lusaka
Posted: 16-02-2024
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 16-02-2024
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 16-02-2066
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