Grant Thornton Ireland

Audit Senior Associate

05 Mar 2019
05 Apr 2019
HN - Audit Senior Associate
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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 Associate for our Hanoi 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:


  • Is aware of the wide range of Grant Thornton services and spots opportunities to educate clients of those services;
  • Is actively involved in office marketing events when appropriate and is an 'ambassador' of the firm.


  • Takes responsibility for wider client management and liaison on smaller less complex assignments;
  • Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy;
  • 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;
  • Ensures the efficient use of appropriate software packages;
  • Oversees all aspects of audit fieldwork and completion;
  • Prepares or reviews work papers and drafts of the financial statements;
  • Produces client deliverables, specifically drafting sections of the report to management;
  • Addresses, discusses and advances conclusion in respect of technical and audit issues identified during the course of the audit;
  • Maintains up to date understanding of clients' business;
  • Maintains good working relationships with client staff;
  • Adheres to the firms risk management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual;


  • Delegates work to other members of the Audit team, ensuring associates understand their responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching;
  • Attends training courses as identified in order to develop both technical and personal skills and keeps records for compliance purposes;
  • Maintains an understanding of audit methodology;
  • Contributes to departmental and office meeting;

Operations and results

  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures;
  • Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service;
  • Accurately records time spent and documents reasons for overruns;
  • Communicates workload with Manager or Partner.

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

  • Minimum of 2.5 years in a professional services/corporate environment, working as an auditor;
  • Fluent in English, both oral and written;
  • Professional qualification (CAT, ACCA, ICAEW, VNCPA, CPA Australia) is preferable;
    • Good interpersonal and communication skills; and
    • Good at Microsoft Office skill.

Application Requirements:

  • Your application, resume must be in English;
  • Name your file with quoting reference: “Application – Audit Senior – HN Office”;
  • The total document file size must not exceed 2MB;
  • Deadline for submission is 5 November 2018;
  • Application & CV to be sent to:

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

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