Saturday, January 9, 2021

Audit Associate, Audit Associate


Phnom Penh  |    Deadline: 03/Feb/2021 |     Negotiation

Announcement Description

Grant Thornton Cambodia is an independent member within Grant Thornton International and a wholly foreign-owned company. Grant Thornton’s presence in Cambodia first started in 2004. A reorganisation in 2011 incorporated the expertise of Grant Thornton Malaysia to expand the service lines to meet the increasing demand for quality audit and advisory services of local business and international investors in Cambodia.

Grant Thornton has offices in more than 140 countries worldwide and over 56,000 staff.

To support our continued growth, we are looking for a high calibre talented professional to manage a Client portfolio and oversee the provision of high quality audit, accounting and tax compliance services.

As a member firm of one of the largest Professional services firms in the world, Grant Thornton Cambodia continuously requires high caliber talented personnel to join our growing team.

Announcement Positions

Audit Associate                


  • Location:Phnom Penh Capital
  • Schedule:Full-time
  • Salary:N/A


  • Performs audit work in Client’s office for audit areas assigned to him/her; follows audit techniques suggested by assistant managers/senior associate and considers work paper documentation required by assistant managers/senior associate in documenting the audit work done.
  • Reports to assistant managers/senior associate any audit/accounting issues noted for a Client and discusses/proposes alternative solutions to the issue noted.
  • Ensures that all overtime work is pre-approved by assistant managers/senior associate by completing an overtime form sheet
  • Resolves all review notes of audit partner/manager/assistant manager/senior associate
  • Documents all audit procedures performed before signing off on the audit programme
  • Ensures that the audit work is completed with the quality consistent with GT standards within time budget prepared by supervisor/senior
  • Provides miscellaneous assistance to higher-level personnel in the preparation of Proposals or in various other projects
  • Provides explanations and on-the-job training to assistants with less experience
  • Performs clerical duties related to Engagements such as requisitioning supplies needed by Engagement team for fieldwork and organizing paper work files prior to review by higher-level personnel or before filing
  • Conducts himself/herself professionally and liaises with Client’s middle management for smooth flow of audit work
  • Maintains a good working relationship with the Client


  • Education: University degree preferably in Auditing/ Accounting or business related fields
  • Special license/certificate: Either holds a current and valid ACCA/CPA's certificate, or be working toward obtaining the certificates by taking and passing the applicable state ACCA/CPA exams
  • Fresh graduate or minimum 1 year of recent external audit service, and dealing in team work
  • Good working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Internet searching skill
  • Good comment in English


Audit Senior Associate

Accounting, Exec. / Management

  • Location:Phnom Penh Capital
  • Schedule:Full-time
  • Salary:N/A


  • Assists Managers and Partners during the Engagement acceptance, re-acceptance procedures and draft Engagement Proposals
  • Provides input and works closely with Engagement manager in planning and scheduling work to be done on assigned Engagements
  • Helps identify potential audit and assurance Clients or identifies any potential additional services from existing Clients
  • Supervises staff working under him/her and reviews work done by Associates
  • Promptly notifies the Engagement Partner and/or Manager of any problems involving technical, administrative, or personnel matters which need action at a higher level and offers alternative solutions
  • Supervises the work of the Associates and ensures that work done is consistent with the work programmes
  • Liaises with Client’s management to ensure the smooth flow of work and help ensure that good working relationship is maintained at all times
  • Conducts job evaluations and provide feedback to all Associates in a timely manner
  • Performs such other duties necessary to ensure that the audit work is completed with the quality consistent with GT standards.


  • Required Qualifications:

o    Education: University degree preferably in Auditing/ Accounting or business related fields

o    Special license/certificate: Either holds a current and valid ACCA/CPA's certificate, or be working toward obtaining the certificates by taking and passing the applicable state ACCA/CPA exams

o    Experience: 2-3 years in audit field

  • Desired Competencies:

o    Knowledge in IFRS and IFRS for SMEs

o    Proficiency in the use of computers and the basic and most commonly known applications and tools

o    Experience in financial institutions is an added advantage

o    Ability to communicate clearly and concisely in English

o    Ability to speak Chinese, Japanese or other languages is an added advantage

o    Proactive in seeking knowledge, new tasks and responsibilities

o    Well developed interpersonal and communication skills.


Application Information

Please email us your CV and Cover Letter in English to the following email address provided in the contact details by the closing date.

(Successful applicants will be invited for Test & interviews)


As part of a team at Grant Thornton you will gain quality experience and have the opportunity to do more, earlier in your career. With the variety of work, we offer, our diverse Client range and the exposure to senior people, you will be inspired to go the extra mile.