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Apprenticeships Audit - Apprenticeship Programme Gatwick Autumn 2020

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Audit Manager - National Markets, Gatwick

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Audit Senior Manager - National Markets, Gatwick

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Graduate Audit ACA - Intensive Gatwick Autumn 2020

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Tax Assistant Manager (Nat.Mkts)

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Apprenticeships Audit - Apprenticeship Programme Gatwick Autumn 2020

Location: Gatwick

Experience level: Apprenticeships

Employment type: Full Time


The largest of our UK practices, Audit is all about examining organisations, and ensuring their published annual accounts are a 'true and fair' reflection of their financial performance. As a member of our Audit team, you’ll focus on delivering high-quality results. You’ll use new technologies and tools such as artificial intelligence and predictive analytics, to provide insights and data to produce quality audit outcomes. You... View full job description

Programme Overview

Capability:

Programme Length:
5 years
Qualifications:
You will work towards Level 7 ACA or CA qualification
Entry Requirements:

Standard entry requirements - UK

  • Minimum 5 GCSEs Grades A*- C or 4 - 9 (inc. Maths and English Language)
  • Minimum of 104 UCAS points* under the 2017 tariff point system (e.g. BCC at A Level or equivalent qualifications)

Standard entry requirements - Scotland

  • Minimum of 5 National 5 qualifications at Grades 1-3 (inc. Maths and English, or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 104 new UCAS tariff points at Higher/Advanced Higher Level

We only consider a candidate’s top 3 A-Level grades, and do not accept General Studies.

Key Skills:
  • Able to work collaboratively and can build positive, constructive business relationships
  • Take accountability for delivering high quality, accurate work
  • Self-motivated and can organise own workload to ensure effective delivery of engagements and projects
  • Strives to continually improve
  • Curious about businesses and enjoys working with data 
  • Forward-thinking and keen to learn and understand regulation
  • Able to follow clear process in a regulated environment

Audit Manager - National Markets, Gatwick

Location: Gatwick

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Summary of Role Purpose





We are looking for qualified accountants, currently workingat manager level, to join the audit practice in our Gatwick office.



KPMG in Gatwick provides audit services to audit engagementsin the surrounding areas of Surrey, Sussex and Kent, across a range of sectorsand has a diverse audit engagement base, ranging from smaller owner managed businessesand private equity backed organisations through to FTSE and AIM listed businesses.Example audit engagements include well-known beauty retailer, a globalengineering, environmental and strategic consultancy and a well-establishedproperty development company. Many of our audit engagements are subsidiaries ofoverseas companies giving our work a truly international perspective.



The audit department, led by 1 Partner and 4 Directors, is madeup of approximately 60 staff, working in conjunction with other services includingtax, restructuring, pensions and management consulting. There has beensignificant success with new audit engagement wins over the last three yearsand we are now looking to further grow the team. If you are a highly motivatedaudit manager with experience of leading audit teams on audit engagements on arange of both IFRS and UK GAAP, then we’d like to hear from you. US GAAP andSOX experience would be preferential but not essential.






Our office is located conveniently just off junction 11 of theM23 and offers parking for staff.
The
KPMG Gatwick office gives you the benefits of working for a Global Organisationwith a small office feel, with staff working closely together across the department.



Description of the role:




Manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through tocompletion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and UK GAAP. You will haveyour own portfolio of audit engagements with responsibility for agreeing audittimetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoringbudgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include:



Role dimensions








Leadership & Management:







- Manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistantswork ensuring compliance with audit engagement, statutory and KPMG requirements,appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring theeffective and timely delivery of engagements.











- Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination andcontrol of engagements in accordance with audit engagement, statutory, KPMG andbusiness requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximisedrecoverability.




- Direct, coach and mentor between 4 and 8 audit staff in a performancemanager role taking responsibility for overseeing their portfolio, business andpersonal issues and delivering feedback throughout the year.











Stakeholder Interaction& Challenges








- Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with auditengagements, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information andto identify and progress current and future Audit requirements







- Prepare and negotiate fee proposals for our existing auditengagement base, and assist in forming propositions for new business.



- Contribute towards the creation, implementation and deliveryof the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identifiedas a result of organisational or audit engagement focus change



- Assist the Partner/Director and Senior Manager (whereapplicable) in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered,providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly








- Prepare reports to senior management and Audit Committees



- There will be opportunity and encouragement for additionalresponsibilities outside this day to day role, such as working on tenders for potentialnew audit engagements and assisting with training courses for in-charges and auditassistants.












Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance









- Execute audits consistently, in line with the requirementsof the applicable professional standards


- Demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respectamongst senior leadership and the team








- Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledgeand experience










- Monitor and upholds high quality of service to auditengagements






The Person











Experience




- Recent and significant experience as a Manager in anexternal audit capacity within a top 10 accountancy










- Significant audit experience for large, mixed sectorcorporate audit engagements





- Knowledge and experience of auditing and experience ofsystems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing











Expertise / Technicalrole requirements







- Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA or countryequivalent




- Sound working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS











- IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience ofExcel/Word


- Leadership skills and ability to act as a role model





- Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressuredenvironment whilst working as a team with support from Partners/Directors,Senior Managers (where applicable) and in-charges








- Well-developed supervisory skills e.g. coaching andmotivation


- Project management techniques; this role will test anddevelop your expertise in decision-making, analytical skills, time management,organisation and evaluative skills







- Strong communication and inter-personal skills, bothverbal and written







- Proven research skills e.g. information seeking andknowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applyingknowledge




- Well-developed understanding of the wider commercialbackground KPMG operates in demonstrating awareness of the issues facing our auditengagements on a day to day basis





























































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































































Audit Senior Manager - National Markets, Gatwick

Location: Gatwick

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Summary of Role Purpose





We are looking for qualified accountants, currently working at Manager/SeniorManager level, to join the audit practice in our Gatwick office.





KPMG in Gatwick provides audit services to audit engagements in the surroundingareas of Surrey, Sussex and Kent, across a range of sectors and has a diverse auditengagement base, ranging from smaller owner managed businesses and privateequity backed organisations through to FTSE and AIM listed businesses. Example auditengagements include a well-known beauty retailer, a g

lobalengineering, environmental and strategic consultancy and a well-establishedproperty development company.
Many of our auditengagements are subsidiaries of overseas companies giving our work a truly
international perspective.





The audit department, led by 1 Partner and 4 Directors, is made up ofapproximately 60 staff, working in conjunction with other services includingtax, restructuring, pensions and management consulting. There has beensignificant success with new audit engagement wins over the last three yearsand we are now looking to further grow the team. If you are a highly motivatedaudit Manager/Senior Manager with experience of leading audit teams on auditengagements on a range of both IFRS and UK GAAP, then we’d like to hear fromyou. US GAAP and SOX experience would be preferential but not essential.





Our office is located conveniently just off junction 11 of the M23 andoffers parking for staff.
The KPMGGatwick office gives you the benefits of working for a Global Organisation
with a small office feel, with staff working closely together across the department.





Description of the role:





Manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through tocompletion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and UK GAAP. You will haveyour own portfolio of audit engagements with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables,briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets andsupervising the KPMG audit process. This will include:









Role dimensions






Leadership & Management:





- Manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants workensuring compliance with audit engagement, statutory and KPMG requirements,appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring theeffective and timely delivery of engagements





- Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and controlof engagements in accordance with audit engagement, statutory, KPMG and businessrequirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability





- Direct, coach and mentor between 4 and 8 audit staff in a performancemanager role taking responsibility for overseeing their portfolio, business andpersonal issues and delivering feedback throughout the year







Stakeholder Interaction & Challenges





- Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with audit engagements, businessdepartments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify andprogress current and future Audit requirements





- Prepare and negotiate fee proposals for our existing audit engagementbase, and assist in forming propositions for new business.





- Contribute towards the creation, implementation and delivery of theAudit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as aresult of organisational or audit engagement focus change


- Assist the Partner/Director and Manager (where applicable) inmonitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedbackand reflection on the quality of service accordingly





- Prepare reports to senior management and Audit Committees





- There will be opportunity and encouragement for additional responsibilitiesoutside this day to day role, such as working on tenders for potential new auditengagements and assisting with training courses for in-charges and auditassistants.







Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance





- Execute audits consistently, in line with the requirements of theapplicable professional standards





- Demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongstsenior leadership and the team





- Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledgeand experience





- Monitor and upholds high quality of service to audit engagements











The Person






Experience





- Recent and significant experience as aManager/Senior Manager in an external audit capacity within a top 10 accountancy





- Significant audit experience for large, mixedsector corporate audit engagements






- Knowledge and experience of auditing andexperience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing









Expertise / Technical role requirements









- Time and exam Qualified Accountant - ACA, ACCA orcountry equivalent



- Sound working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS





- IT literacy with sound knowledge and experienceof Excel/Word





- Leadership skills and ability to act as a rolemodel





- Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in apressured environment whilst working as a team with support from Partners/Directors,Managers (where applicable) and in-charges





- Well-developed supervisory skills e.g. coachingand motivation





- Project management techniques; this role willtest and develop your expertise in decision-making, analytical skills, timemanagement, organisation and evaluative skills





- Strong communication and inter-personal skills,both verbal and written





- Proven research skills e.g. information seekingand knowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applyingknowledge





- Well-developed understanding of the widercommercial background KPMG operates in demonstrating awareness of the issuesfacing our audit engagements on a day to day basis




Graduate Audit ACA - Intensive Gatwick Autumn 2020

Location: Gatwick

Experience level: Graduate

Employment type: Full Time


Audit is the largest of KPMG UK's practices, providing independent challenge and delivering quality audits to organisations of all shapes and sizes. Audit requires a deep understanding of the company, their controls, processes and systems as well as their aims and the risks they face. Audit helps to assure stakeholders that published accounts are ‘true and fair’. Working in audit equips you with valuable technical skills, broa... View full job description

Programme Overview

Capability:

Programme Length:
3 years
Qualifications:
ACA
Entry Requirements:

As a general rule, you’ll be expected to meet the following requirements (*or equivalents)

  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* Maths
  • Minimum Grade B GCSE* English Language
  • Minimum of 300 UCAS* tariff points
  • Minimum 2:1 degree in any discipline

Please note, we only consider a candidate's 'top' 3 A-Level grades and do not accept General Studies.

At KPMG, we look at more than just your academic results. We will review your application, together with your performance in our assessments, to ensure that you have the best opportunity to demonstrate your potential. We will be considering your strengths and achievements alongside a number of other metrics, including technical background and/or experience, to ensure that you have the skills to succeed at KPMG.

Key Skills:

Throughout the recruitment process we will be looking to learn more about your strengths.

To be successful on this programme, you will be required to demonstrate the strengths that we look for in our graduates at KPMG.

Learn more about what we look for and how to apply here.

Tax Assistant Manager (Nat.Mkts)

Location: Gatwick

Capability: Tax

Service line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

KPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people.

Gatwick office covers Sussex, Surrey & Kent. The market is diverse with a client and target base of UK listed, PE backed, privately owned and overseas inbound groups across a broad range of industries.

The Team

The Gatwick tax team is part of our London Regions Tax business, working closely with colleagues in offices across the region.

The team is very inclusive, supportive and friendly and we value fresh ideas and innovation in all we do. We embrace agile working.

We have experienced consistent high growth in Gatwick and are looking for capable, proactive individuals to join our team and to be part of our continued growth story as we look to build on the size of our business.

The Role

We are looking for a Tax Assistant Manager to provide tax advisory, compliance management and business development services to our clients and targets.


Responsibilities

For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide corporate tax services including:

• Providing tax technical advice to clients on a range of issues depending on the nature of the clients business and what they are doing with the business, for example:

o Refinancing
o Mergers and Acquisitions
o Expansion plans
o Entering new markets
o Developing new products
o Moving premises
o Staff reward issues

• Overseeing the provision of tax compliance services, including:

o Maintaining contact with the client and agreeing scope of works
o Agreeing scope, budget, timetable etc with the Centre of Excellence (“CoE”)
o Acting as an interface between the client and CoE
o Providing guidance to the team in the CoE on complex issues
o Implementing the firm's advice in submitting returns and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
o Reviewing corporation tax computations

Being the principal contact with small to medium sized clients on day to day tax matters and working with Managers and Senior Managers on larger clients

• Developing a trusted advisor relationship with your clients to enable you to deepen your understanding of the client’s business issues and identify opportunities to provide support and advice.
• Participating with Managers and more senior members of the team in business development activities
• Coaching junior members of staff and supervising their work
• Dealing with client billing
• Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
• Liaising with the client service team and colleagues in other tax disciplines as well as the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
• Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the market
• Discussing new tax ideas and developments with clients
• Understanding the implications for clients of changes in legislation and HMRC practice to articulate these to clients and the potential impact on their tax position
• Advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues
• Carrying out tax audits and advising the audit team of potential tax exposures
• Assisting clients with management of their relationships with HMRC taking account of the risk assessment process, HMRC operational approach, dispute resolution and working with clients on remedial work in connection with their processes and controls.
• Assisting clients with Tax governance including control frameworks, establishing and controlling tax risk and the requirements of the SAO legislation

The Individual


• Qualified (ACA or CTA) or equivalent, with post-qualification experience
• Sound knowledge of UK corporate taxation and preferably an awareness of international tax issues
• Sound knowledge of accountancy principles, in particular accounting for tax (including deferred taxation and accounts disclosures)
• Strong time and task management skills. Able to remain calm when under pressure and meet deadlines
• Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
• Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external). A practical approach to problems with client focus and commercial awareness
• Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
• Ability to build strong relationships with clients and to build new relationships with new clients. Communicates with impact in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
• Ability to work as part of a team. Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff.
• Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community





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