Senior Associate- Audit

General Information

KPMG Lebanon
Job Type:
Accounting/ Finance
Date Posted:
Jan 12, 2021
Employee Type:
Full-Time Employee


Position Overview Based in Lebanon with possible travel to KSA.
Undertakes external Audits for clients, works in the Audit team executing the audit test designed by the “in-charge auditor”, supports managers in the execution of their work plans and guiding the lower grade auditors.
Main Responsibilities Audit
o Attends client audit’s checking and reconciling financial information to ensure it is accurate and a true.
o Ensures that the audit documentation is kept in order and can be easily understood by others.
o Produces audit work papers and documentation for checking and approval by superiors.
o Reviews complex financial data ensuring its integrity stands up to scrutiny.
o Assists in the production of audit reports.
o Assists in ensuring the firm is compliant with risk management procedures.
o Responsible for delivering a complete audit as per KPMG audit requirements.
o Provides mentoring and guidance to auditors and assistants.
Key Interfaces • Engagement team
• Audit employees
• Client employees
Competencies Audit
o High level of attention to detail.
o Able to understand standard accounting entries.
o Able to reconcile information against reports.
o Able to pick up things quickly.
o Capable of processing large volumes of information.
o Fluent in English and Arabic, written and verbal.
o Able to clearly communicate in a concise manner.
o Able to confidently present.
o Proven ability of good listening skills.
o Confident and friendly approach.
o Excellent team playing ability.
o Ambitious.
o Hardworking.
o Diligent.
o Prepared to work the hours required of the role.
o Flexible and adaptable.
o Capable of supporting and mentoring junior staff
Experience Required • Graduate with a GPA of 3 / 4 or above, preferably in Accounting, Economics or Mathematics related degree.
• 3 Years relevant work experience in Audit.
• Finalizing CPA qualification
Deliverables Short Term
o Looking to have completed accounting qualification.
o Actively contribute to Client Audits and reporting.
Medium Term
o Develop an in-depth understanding of complex audit tasks.
o Be actively mentoring and coaching junior members of the team.
Long Term
o Be a fully qualified Accountant.

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