Audit and Tax Intern Vacancy in Kenya

MDN KENYA is a firm of Certified Public Accountants, established in Nairobi in 1985, and has evolved over the years through mergers and re-organizations to become the firm it is today.

The firm offers pro-active, client-focused professional advice on corporate and business matters to organizations and individuals in Kenya and overseas. We are committed to providing a high-quality service that represents value for money.

To achieve this, we invest time in gaining a thorough understanding of each client’s business and developing close working relationships. This enables us to put forward relevant ideas and advice and to identify and resolve issues efficiently.

Job Brief: We are looking for an intern to support both the Audit and Tax departments.


Reporting to the Audit Manager, the incumbent will be required but not limited to;

  • Organise and file audit workpapers and supplementary documentation.
  • Assist in preparing audit work papers in compliance with GAAP and IFRS.
  • Assist in audit planning, risk assessment and materiality and documented audit procedures.
  • Assist with preparing and validating month end close schedules and analysis.
  • Assist in performing account reconciliations.
  • Assist in various system related projects, including but not limited to performing testing and documentation.
  • Take the role in the audit as a professional team member to perform in simple part of the financial statement.
  • Support audit work in real projects together with MDN professionals.
  • Take part in a professional learning and development scheme.
  • Support in tax compliance preparation and completion.
  • Support in preparing/reviewing corporate tax calculations that
    are accurate and comply with all legal requirements.
  • Complete other administration task as required by both Audit & Tax departments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business from a recognized institution.
  • CPA (K) or ACCA certification.


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
    Proficient in accounting software i.e. quick books, sage and pastel.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Possess high sense of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Ability to pay attention to detail and report accurately and timely.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting.
  • Positive attitude and willingness to learn.
    Self-motivated with a high level of initiative.
  • Enthusiastic, demonstrate “can do” and “team working” attitude with an ability to learn quickly.
  • Good analytical skills and enjoy working with numbers.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Good command of English.

    How to Apply

    If you fit the above profile and are interested in this challenging opportunity, please submit your application with a detailed CV, e-mail and telephone contacts quoting the job title in the field of interest directly to [email protected] by 22nd May 2018.

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