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Kreston KM is hiring audit professionals

Kreston KM & Co LLP (Kreston KM), Certified Public Accountants, is an accounting firm registered and operating under the Accountants Act Chapter 15 of 2008 – Laws of Kenya.

The firm, a member of Kreston Global, a global network of independent accounting firms, provides professional services that include audit, accountancy tax, and consulting.

To adequately respond to the increasing demands of our rapidly growing client portfolio, we seek to recruit for the following positions:

Audit Seniors: Ref No. KKM/001/2021

The Audit Senior is expected to perform and provide field leadership on various audit assignments.

Responsibilities

  • Planning
  • Performing
  • Reviewing audit working papers for those under his/her direction on various assignments

He/she is expected to fully participate in scheduling client engagements, preparing trial balances, and compiling financial statements that comply with IFRS for SME’s and full IFRS.

The candidate must therefore demonstrate a thorough understanding of the international standards on auditing, prevailing accounting standards, and common audit procedures and techniques.

Sound experience in supervising, training, and mentoring other auditors and interns on the audit process is a key requirement of this position. The audit senior is the immediate client contact person on all matters regarding the fieldwork and should therefore endeavor to obtain and document a reasonable understanding of the client, the business, and operational processes as a beginning point for all assignments. He/she must therefore proactively interact with key client’s management to gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.

The successful candidate will possess the following basic competencies/skills:

  • A degree in finance, CPA final and be a member of ICPAK. 
  • At least 3 years experience in an audit firm.
  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment.
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity, and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
  • Dedicated to superior client service.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough understanding of the ISAs, IASs/IFRSs, Tax procedures, Income Tax Act, VAT Act, among others

Graduate Trainees: Ref No. KKM/002/2018 

This is an entry position into the profession and is responsible for the execution of audit functions assigned, and timely delivery of audit documentation from the client to Audit Senior for review.

The job holder will undertake audit assignments allocated to him/her by the Audit Senior. 

The successful candidate will possess the following basic competencies/skills:

  • A degree in finance, with the possession of a CPA qualification being an added advantage. 
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment.
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity, and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines.
  • Dedicated to superior client service.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Appreciation of the ISAs, IASs/IFRSs, Tax procedures, Income Tax Act, VAT Act, among others

To apply please send a covering letter detailing how you meet the candidate’s profile and a full CV quoting Job Reference No.  to recruitment@krestonkm.com. All applications are to be received on or before 3 December 2021.

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