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Audit Manager


Audit Manager



Position Type


Experience Needed

Experience: 8+ years in a similar role as an external auditor

About the position

PKF Kenya LLP is a leading Accounting and Business Advisory firm in the region with a diverse client portfolio. The firm is currently sourcing for talent to join our team in the Audit department. This is a unique opportunity for an ambitious candidate willing to join a multicultural workforce. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Carrying out the audit scheduling and staff allocation for all audits of the team/cluster.
  • Approving the audit planning memorandum, prior to commencement of the audit for all audits.
  • Controlling and monitoring the job and co-coordinating with the supervisor to ensure adherence to audit time frames and budgets.
  • Ensuring that all the financial statements are properly called over and meet the firm’s quality standards.
  • Reviewing the management letter prior to the partner's review and ensuring response and doing the necessary follow up.
  • Ensure the financial statements are sent expeditiously to client and returned back to the office by the client.
  • Liaise with Tax Department to ensure tax returns and payments are made on time.
  • Liaise with Secretarial Department to ensure Board minutes, Resolutions and shareholders meetings/resolutions are done and annual returns filed on a timely basis.
  • Approving the annual/study leave for all the team staff in consultation with the audit partner.
  • Assisting the partners in, motivating the audit team and carrying out job/annual evaluations of audit team
  • Assisting partners in billing/collection for all the clients under his portfolio.
  • Submit regular report to partners on overdue audits/delayed audits/jobs not commenced.
  • Staff training.
  • Maintain cordial relationship with clients.
  • Active participation in practice development.

Key Result Areas:

  • Effective and timely execution of Audit related projects
  • Effective contribution to the department’s development initiatives
  • Effective leadership and management of assigned team

Qualifications and Competencies Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree holder in the field of accounting, finance or any other related field
  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline from a recognized institution is an added advantage
  • Member with accounting professional bodies and in good standing
  • Must have five (8) years relevant and progressive work experience in external Audit
  • Three (3) years plus in a supervisory role
  • Outstanding communication skills, good report writing and presentation skills
  • Professional competence, timeliness and mastery of subject matter.



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