Saturday, 13 August 2011

Grant Thornton Botswana Senior Manager – Advisory Services Job Vacancy in Botswana

Experience: 6 - 11 Years Location: Botswana
Compensation: U.S Dollars 60,000 - 70,000
Education: UG - Any Graduate - Any Specialization PG - CA
Industry Type: Accounting/Finance
Role: Chartered Accountant
Functional Area: Accounts, Finance, Tax, CS, Audit

Desired Candidate Profile
•Chartered Accountant with at least 6 years post qualification experience from an international audit firm.
•Hands on experience on the summary of responsibilities specified above.
•Good communication, interpersonal and reporting/writing skills are essential
•Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft products mainly Excel, PowerPoint and Word is essential.
•The applicant must be assertive, self driven, creative, decisive and possess multi-tasking ability in order to meet up to the expectations on the job.
•Posses valid driving licence and driving experience

Job Description
The selected candidate will report to the Partner Advisory Services and will carry various responsibilities as noted below. The incumbent will sign a contract of employment with the firm for 3 years.

Summary of responsibilities
•Responsible for achieving the divisional targets and ensuring the best utilisation of the team to achieve profitability on assignments and quality deliverables.
•Responsible for ensuring the various internal procedures (quality control / risk management) stipulated by Grant Thornton are complied with on all assignments and properly documented.
•Supporting the team (and in particular the executives/ staff) and ensuring timely and quality completion of assignments.
•Maintaining client relationships
•Preparation of proposals and timely submission to prospective clients.
•Coordinating the training initiatives within the division.
•Ensure that the work in progress reports / time reports and key internal reports are tracked on an ongoing basis and actioned where required.
•Ensure that the GTI initiatives / tools are utilised to the best extent.
•Complying to the various reporting requirements as required by GTI.
•Reporting to the Partner on an ongoing basis on all matters of responsibilities. Preparation of internal management reports relating to the division.

Company Profile
GRANT THORNTON is a leading professional services organization in Botswana providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. The firm is owned locally and employs in excess of 120 people in the country with offices in Gaborone and Botswana.

Advisory Services (AS) is a rapidly growing division within Grant Thornton both in the Botswana office and in the network of firms globally. The range of services provided by the division include the following:
• Corporate Finance – Mentoring, Due Diligence, Business valuations, Transaction support and Lead advisory
• Recovery & Reorganisation – Liquidation and insolvencies, Judicial management, Business turnaround and recovery
• Business Risk Services – Internal audit, Risk management, Risk assessment workshops, IT audits, Corporate governance reviews and Forensic Investigations.

Contact Details
Company Name: Grant Thornton Botswana
Executive Name: Vijay Kalyanaraman

Grant Thornton Botswana
Acumen Park | Plot 50370 Fairgrounds | P O Box 115
Gaborone | Botswana
Email Address:,
Telephone: 267--3188689
Reference ID: SM – AS

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