Audit Analyst

Job Title: Audit Analyst
Contract Type: Graduate
Location: Mauritius
Reference: REF- AAO/ICAEW
Job Published: July 15, 2020 20:32

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Assist within the wider team by obtaining audit evidence necessary to support opinions given
  • Prepare analysis of accounting data from clients’ books and records.
  • Ensure audit files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section; check appropriate and sufficient documentation obtained to support the opinion and documenting all conclusions.
  • Active engagement with client staff in the gathering of appropriate audit evidence.
  • Active adherence to budget and timetable, bringing matters to the attention of the senior or manager, particularly when actual time is in excess of budget.
  • Involvement in the planning, execution and finalisation of the audit assignment supporting the Executive or Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • Identify and understand clients’ needs, including sometimes providing initial solutions to client challenges, then communicating these needs and solutions to the Executive or Manager.
  • Carry out ad hoc assignments as may be reasonably required by your group.
  • Degree in Accountancy, Business or Finance
  • Part ACA/ACCA qualified
  • With 0 – 2 years of experience Audit and/ or Accounting
  • Experience in Offshore Sector is considered an asset
  • Good knowledge of UK GAAP/GAAS, IFRS and/or International Accounting Standards as required
  • Strong commitment to professional client service excellence
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of accounting principles and financial reports
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Excellent analytical and review skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written (English)
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office required; Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Ability to work overtime/odd hours, if required