Grant Thornton Vietnam

Audit Senior

Ho Chi Minh City
30 Jan 2019
19 Feb 2019
HCM - Audit Senior
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In order to meet the demand of our growing practices, we’re looking for a qualified candidate to fill in a position of Audit Senior supporting the Audit & Assurance Services of our Ho Chi Minh city office. Detailed tasks of and required qualifications for this position are as follows:

Overall Role Purpose: To work as part of the team, leading on site audit teams, effectively providing a hands on compliance and/or advisory role that meets or exceeds client expectations and supports the partner/manager team.

Key tasks


  • Proactively identifies clients' needs that can be satisfied from the firm's services and informs the manager/ partner.
  • Involved in the office marketing events and is an 'ambassador' of the firm
  • Audit work to include planning, detailed audit testing and the preparation of audit deliverables, including audit plans, audit findings documents and statutory accounts.


  • Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy.
  • Leads audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and understands the rational for the audit strategy adopted.
  • Communicates any issues relating to an audit with manager or partner including matters which arise during the audit which were not identified at the planning stage.
  • Develops a good working relationships with client staff with whom you will have most contact.
  • Adheres to the firms risks management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual.
  • Prepare draft key issue Memoranda, demonstrating an understanding for the client's business and ready for review by the manager, using a good standard of English.


  • Proactive in managing client expectations
  • Maintains an understanding of audit methodology, challenging the audit approach and recommending improvements for greater robustness and efficiency.
  • Contributes to departmental and office meetings and makes presentations at technical meetings.
  • Delegates work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching.

Operations and results

  • Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service.
  • Communicates workload with manager or partner.
  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures.

Desired competencies

  • Initiative: Demonstrate a thirst to understand how your role fits in and seeks opportunities to contribute beyond own role.
  • Adaptability: Shows agility and easily adjusts to changing work situations.
  • Ownership: Takes responsibility for own actions and learns from experience.

Required Qualification/Skills

  • Professional qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA, CPAA) is preferable
  • Minimum of 3 years in a professional services/corporate environment, working as an auditor
  • Able to communicate in English, both oral and written;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good at English and Microsoft Office skills

Application Requirements

  • Your application, resume must be in English;
  • Name your file with quoting reference (Application – Audit Senior – HCMC Office);
  • The total document file size must not exceed 2MB;
  • Application & CV to be sent to:

For any queries, please contact:

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.