Audit Assistant Manager - Corporates

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1200728818
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
The Role: As an Assistant Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of B2B, B2C and G&I clients. The role will include executive level client interaction and exposure to multiple clients on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as: - Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of clients - Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings and supervision, and delivery of audit work - Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability - Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues - Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm - Reporting to audit managers and partners on all salient points arising from audits - Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential - Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business - Working on audit tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team on these tenders. Tasks may include: reviewing global engagement records in sentinel, analysing and categorising the records, contacting partners globally for engagement information, preparing data and drafting independence reports, liaising with UK Ethics and Independence team - You may also have the opportunity to work on specific audit related projects across the audit function Experience and Background: - Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment - The ambition to undertake new challenges and step up into supervisory roles, taking leadership where necessary - The desire to work in a diverse environment and gain exposure to an international working environment - Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills - Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience - Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external) Qualifications and Skills: - Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent is essential. We will also consider those who are tracking towards full qualification (both time and exam) in 2017 - Recent and extensive external audit experience within a 'Big 4' or mid-tier firm is required - Extensive external audit experience in a range of B2B, B2C or G&I sectors, such as Telecommunications, Media, Energy, Utilities and/or Oil & Gas - Well-developed leadership and supervisory skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally at different seniority levels - Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal - Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word - Demonstrating practical knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP is preferable

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