Grant Thornton UAE

Senior Associate

Dubai, UAE
Competitive salary
17 Jul 2019
22 Jul 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time

The Role:
Grant Thornton UAE has experienced continued growth and presence within the regional market. We are now seeking to add to our Dubai team and are therefore seeking a Senior Associate to work within our Assurance department in Dubai.

The Senior Associate will be expected to:

  • Apply their knowledge to resolve routine issues and propose solutions to more complex ones
  • Lead a small team on delivery of specific projects and assignments
  • Delegate effectively to others, oversee outputs and ensure that quality is maintained
  • Coach and support other team members in developing their understanding of the straightforward aspects of their discipline and delivering output
  • Expand their internal and external network
  • Be responsible to train and coach Associates
  • Technically, be able to draft financials, control completion documents and identify high risk areas of audit as defined at planning stage
  • Understand and utilize Grant Thornton’s Audit Methodology


  • Knowledge and ability to use proficiently standard office software’s, including word-processing, databases and spreadsheets
  • Well-developed organization and time management skills, and the ability to work on own initiative, accurately to tight deadlines, and to prioritize between conflicting demands
  • Ability to coach and develop junior members of the team
  • Strong communication and project management skills

Required Experience and Qualifications:

  • Two to five years of current and/or recent financial statement audit experience within a public accounting firm
  • BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university
  • Licensed CPA/ICAP/ICAI/ICAEW/ACCA or actively pursuing the qualification
  • Exposure to providing audit services to clients across a variety of industries
  • Working knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and International Auditing Standards (IAS)
  • Willingness and ability to travel

Salary: Competitive

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