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Senior Associate - External Audit - October 2024 Intake

Grant Thornton
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Senior Associate - External Audit - October 2024 Intake

Location: Dubai, Abu Dhabi or Sharjah

We're a large and growing professional services firm that still feels like a community. We employ over 750 people across the UAE and experiencing exciting growth! We truly care about our colleagues, our clients, and the communities where we work and live.

As a Senior Associate, you'll dive into planning, directing, completing audits, reviewing financial statements and related technical accounting services while supervising junior colleagues. As well as collaborating closely with senior colleagues on client engagements to drive success. Discover your purple and join our Audit Team today!

Let us paint a picture for you

Imagine being part of a team that puts "we before me", where flexibility is a mindset, and where you trust your colleagues to have your back.

Imagine working for an organization that believes in the power of authenticity in everything that we do. Whether you're steering discussions in a client meeting, tackling your fear of heights at the top of the Burj Khalifa or ziplining across Jebel Jais - bring your true self to work. Be a part of a team driven by a purpose of shaping the world that we live in, based on trust and integrity in markets, dynamic businesses, and communities where businesses and people thrive.

Join us to expand your horizons, be inspired, face challenges, and most importantly, be yourself.

About the External Audit Service Line

Where precision meets passion! Our Audit and Assurance services caters to a diverse range of companies, ensuring financial clarity and confidence at every turn.

As a Senior Associate some of your responsibilities will include:
  • Driving client engagements from start to finish, including planning, execution, directing and reporting
  • Utilizing cutting-edge tools like AI and analytics, while mentoring and supervising junior team members
  • Proactively engaging with clients while offering strategic recommendations for improvement
  • Taking a part in audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and devise an appropriate audit strategy
  • Contributing to business development initiatives by assisting with proposals and fostering client relationships
  • Staying acquainted to industry trends through regular professional development activities

Think you've got what it takes to be an Audit Senior Associate? Like the colour purple? Great. Here's a few more boxes we're also hoping you can tick:
  • 3+ years of audit experience, including in-charge auditing in an international audit firm environment
  • Professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • Comfortable with audit software, IFRS, internal controls, and consolidation of financial statements
  • Ability to work independently as well as group audits while managing multiple engagements
  • Strong communication, leadership, and analytical skills required
  • Willingness to work additional hours and travel as needed

At Grant Thornton we're focused on making a difference in the lives of our clients, our colleagues, and our communities. That's our purpose. Or, as we like to say, our purple

Are you ready to Discover Your Purple?
We are committed to electronically confirm with all applicants when an application has been received. If your application is shortlisted, then the next stage will be a technical assessment using the software TestGorilla.

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