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A. Wahab & Co. (AWC) is one of Bangladesh's most trusted and well-reputed professional services organizations. We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing the highest quality of service to our clients. We have served as auditors and financial and management consultants to numerous governmental organizations, foreign-owned companies, branch and liaison offices, banks, insurance companies, non-profit organizations, donor agencies, non-governmental organizations, and others in the public and private sectors. Our clientele includes over 130 foreign organizations operating in Bangladesh from 23 countries in various industries, such as healthcare, information and communication technologies, consulting, service and hospitality, education, financial services, insurance, construction and infrastructure development, real estate, textiles and apparel, jute production, and others.
AWC is a proud member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) and the Dezan Shira Asian Alliance (DSAA), serving as their representative firm in Bangladesh. The LEA is the second-largest international professional association of independently-owned accounting and consulting firms and has its head office in Chicago, Illinois. The DSAA makes up one of the largest integrated providers of corporate services in Asia, with more than 35 offices and 600 professionals in the region. We are thankful for the opportunities afforded by the LEA and the DSAA, including access to the resources of a multibillion-dollar global association and opportunities for business development, professional training and education, and networking opportunities at an international level.
We seek a dynamic self-starter to join our team as an Article Student under the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh. In this role, you will assist various client engagements in assurance, advisory, tax, and accounting and gain necessary and valuable experience towards your Chartered Accountant designation. You will act as an indispensable resource to our team and provide critical information and service to aid in the success of our clients' businesses. This role is essential to growing our business profitably and sustainably into the foreseeable future. In return for helping us, you can expect excellent career opportunities during and after your time at AWC.
Assist with research, filing, data entry, testing, transposing, recording, and maintaining accurate and complete financial records as part of assurance, advisory, tax, or accounting engagements
Prepare working papers, tax returns, and financial reports, such as balance sheets and income statements, invoices, and other documents
Shadow senior members of the team as they perform their duties
Actively participate in team discussions and listen to other team members
Work with various software
Handle sensitive or confidential information with honesty and integrity
Learn how to work as part of the team to compile and analyze data, track information, and support the company or clients
Take on additional tasks or projects to learn more about the accounting profession
Skills and Attributes for Success
Initiative, ownership, accountability, and dedication in performing all duties
Teamwork and team-building skills
Organizing, critical thinking, and communication skills
Empathy and support for diversity
Independent problem-solving skills
Attention to detail and sound judgement
Demonstrating professionalism and competence in client office
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
Minimum 3.0 CGPA
Enrolled or intend to enroll as a Chartered Accountant Article Student under ICAB
0-1 year of professional experience
Compensation and Benefits:
Competitive salary – on par with Big 4 accounting firms
Scholarships for students with above 3.0 CGPA from North South University and Dhaka University
Holiday and performance-based bonuses
Qualifying work experience toward Chartered Accountant designation
Apply today to be considered!