Audit Senior Associate

Job No: HCMC_Audit_1122

Job type: Full time

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Categories: Assurance

Grant Thornton (Vietnam) Limited is an independent member firm of Grant Thornton International. We are a leading professional services organisation in Vietnam providing Audit, Tax, Advisory and Business Process Solutions Services. We have a professional team of 13 partners and more than 250 professional staff in offices located in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City.

In order to meet the demand of our growing practices, we’re looking for a qualified candidate to fill in a position of Experienced Associate supporting the Audit & Assurance Services of our Ho Chi Minh city 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


  • Proactively identifies clients' needs that can be satisfied from the firm's services and informs the manager/ partner.
  • Involved in the office marketing events and is an 'ambassador' of the firm
  • Audit work to include planning, detailed audit testing and the preparation of audit deliverables, including audit plans, audit findings documents and statutory accounts.


  • Takes an active part in the audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and appropriate audit strategy.
  • Leads audit planning discussions to identify audit risks and understands the rational for the audit strategy adopted.
  • 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.
  • Develops a good working relationships with client staff with whom you will have most contact.
  • Adheres to the firms risks management policies and procedures, including being familiar with and consulting the audit manual.
  • Prepare draft key issue Memoranda, demonstrating an understanding for the client's business and ready for review by the manager, using a good standard of English.


  • Proactive in managing client expectations
  • Maintains an understanding of audit methodology, challenging the audit approach and recommending improvements for greater robustness and efficiency.
  • Contributes to departmental and office meetings and makes presentations at technical meetings.
  • Delegates work to other members of the audit team, ensuring associates understand their   responsibilities and have received appropriate on-the-job training/coaching.

Operations and results

  • Consistently achieves deadlines and understands the commercial implications of actions relating to productivity, recoverability, fee income and client service.
  • Communicates workload with manager or partner.
  • Controls the audit in relation to timescales and risk management procedures.

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

  • Professional qualification (ACA, CA, ACCA, CPAA) is preferable
  • Minimum of 3 years in a professional services/corporate environment, working as an auditor
  • Able to communicate in English, both oral and written;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Good at English and Microsoft Office skills

Application Requirements

  • Your application, resume must be in English;
  • Name your file with quoting reference (Application – Audit Senior – HCMC Office);
  • The total document file size must not exceed 2MB;
  • Application & CV to be sent to:

Applications for this position are now closed