KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Senior-Audit- FY'24 (Oman)

Location
Muscat, Oman
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
14 Jun 2024
Closes
18 Jun 2024
Ref
1640
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Title

Senior

Department

Audit

Hierarchical level

A3

Job Family

Audit

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Overall responsible for the audit as an in charge for medium and small clients. In case of large clients, act as semi senior.
  • Mentoring of Assistant, Associate, trainees & assist them with the office orientation
  • Involved in planning and strategy of the audit
  • Monitoring budgets of the engagements
  • Reporting including annual financial statements, managements letters, key features memoranda, etc.
  • Ensuring that all review notes are cleared
  • Analytical review of full financial statements
  • Consolidations (specific high risk areas)
  • Follow through to finalization
  • Audit administration
  • Client relations – interaction with client staff
  • Preparation and updating of system documentation
  • Preparation / completion of general file documents
  • Analytical Review (AR) of financial statements
  • Specifically focused on audit of key financial statement captions e.g.
    • Accounts payable (AP)
    • Accounts receivable, excluding the evaluation of the provision for doubtful debts
    • Fixed assets, excluding the assessment of capital work in progress and fixed policies when these audits are complex and more risky
    • Inventory, including the evaluation of the obsolescence provision
    • Investments, excluding complex financial instruments
  • Coaching, review and delegation of work performed by team members & ensure that the engagement reviews are completed within the given time
  • Updating of system documentation
  • Clearing review notes raised by the job in charge and mangers. Prior to management review conduct a thorough check on the working papers
  • Develop industry knowledge to complement functional skills
  • Compliance testing, including system work through
  • The audit of the client’s statutory records, internal controls and consolidated accounts
  • Attending stock counts and the follow up of the counts
  • Participates in the pre engagement planning, with team members and client staff when needed. Discuss client’s need/expectations, team roles, budgets and other things necessary to carry out the engagement.
  • Understand the clients business, products, performance and accounting policies.
  • Adhere to the KPMG code of conduct and all KPMG risk management policies and procedures
  • Perform effective wrap-up of engagement, assisting manager/partner after leaving the field, clearing all review notes, assisting manager with report issuance/concurring review process, placing files to disks/network and complying with document retention policy, binding and filing work papers in the office.

Profile

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor in Commerce or Completed A levels or equivalent
  • ACCA - Should have completed a minimum of 9 papers (F1-F9)
  • CPA – Complete 2 papers
  • ICAEW – Complete Professional Stage

Work experience requirements:

  • 2yrs – 3yrs and above post graduate experience
  • Knowledge in accounting concepts
  • Computer Literacy

Knowledge / Technical Skills

  1. Strong analytical skills.
  2. Customer Focus
  3. Mentors new team members

Linguistic skills

  • Good communication skills in English (Reading, writing and speaking)
  • Arabic would be an advantage

Language skills

Language  - Speaking  - Reading  - Writing -  Listening

English -  Fluent -  Fluent  - Fluent  - Fluent

Arabic -  Fluent -  Fluent -  Fluent -  Fluent

Interpersonal skills

  1. Proactive and independent person, with ability to initiate tasks independently
  2. Researching skills- Identifies, documents and shares knowledge that might be useful to others
  3. Excellent analytical skills- Identifies ways to analyze information quickly and efficiently
  4. Proficient problem solver- Suggests innovative and creative solutions to problems
  5. Effective communicator

Additional remarks:

Please keep in mind that duties and responsibilities associated with a particular role may change from time to time, and that individual situations and one´s specific role or job description may vary from the information contained in these job descriptions.

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