Senior Auditor

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Deadline: 24 September 2017

Employment term: Permanent

Category: Audit

Job type: Full time

Location: Yerevan

Job description:

The Senior Auditor is a senior professional position involved in field works of the audit team to coordinate the audit process. Within the team composed for a specific audit assignment, Senior Auditor may take up the position of In-Charge Auditor (Team Leader).

He/she is supervised directly by Engagement Manager and reports to him/her on a regular basis on advancement of the audit process, compliance with the planned timetable of the audit engagement, completion of different procedures, etc.

Job responsibilities:

-          Supervise Audit Assistants included in the audit engagement team;

-          Assist Engagement Manager in planning and performing preliminary analytical procedures;

-          Fully understand the audit work assigned to him/her, apply professional judgement and expertise;

-          Conduct audit work in the office and travel to the clients premises for the field work;

-          Communication with managers and accounting staff of the client within the framework of audit procedures implementation;

-          Secure that the team members fully comprehend their tasks assigned by the Engagement Manager;

-          Identify potential risks in the areas of audit work performed and communicate them to the In-Charge Auditor;

-          Review the work done and documented in working papers by Audit Assistants;

-          Report on any deviation of the clients accounting policy and practice from the national /international accounting standards to the Engagement Manager, recommend corrective action;

-          Exercise professional judgment and suggest any potential areas for expert involvement;

-          Assure that International Standards on Auditing are being complied with during the audit process;

-          Remain current on domestic and international regulations and guidelines as they pertain to, and affect the audit process as well as business risks associated with the client;

-          Help Engagement Manager in delivering the audit engagement by understanding the tasks assigned by the Engagement Manager and leading the team of professionals to fulfil them;

-          Before every new engagement obtain business knowledge and understanding and for existing clients update already available information;

-          Evaluate the work of subordinate staff after each engagement;

-          Help Engagement Manager to compile auditor’s reports and other reports as prescribed by the terms of engagement;

-          Follow that working papers and documents are properly filed in current audit files and permanent files on clients are periodically updated;

-          Consider the Ethics and Quality Control Manual, promote ethical and professional behavior and courtesy within the engagement team and in communications with the client’s staff;

-          Other duties as requested by the Engagement Manager.

Required qualifications:

-          University degree in Finance/Accounting or Economics;

-          At least 3 years of work experience with proven excellence in the areas of audit or accounting in financial sector;

-          ACCA member or successful  completion of most of the required exams;

-          Audit or Accounting licence is preferable;

-          Excellent analytical and technical skills;

-          Ability for delegation and supervision of work;

-          Excellent verbal and written communication and reporting skills;

-          Focused and detailed oriented person;

-          Excellent aptitude of team work;

-          Ability to preserve deadlines;

-          Professional appearance and behaviour;

-          Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel;

-          Fluency in Armenian, Russian and English.

Additional information:

Applicants are kindly requested to e-mail their detailed Curriculum Vitae (in English) with contact telephone numbers and email addresses, relevant work experience and references to [email protected]. All applicants are requested to indicate in the subject line of the message the position they are applying for. Please note, that only short–listed applicants will be invited for a test/interview.

Company details

Number of employees: 50-200

About company:

Grant Thornton CJSC, the Armenian member of Grant Thornton International, is a multi-professional group of public accountants and auditors, specialist advisers in finance, business and management, as well as tax and legal advisers.  

Contact details


Address: , 8/1 Vagharshyan Str. , Yerevan , Armenia

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