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Manager - Accounting and Advisory Services

Location: Leeds

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Manager - Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

Location: London

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Senior Manager Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Assistant Managers Accounting Advisory - London

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Manager, Technical Accounting Advisory Financial Services - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Service Line: Audit

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Manager - Accounting and Advisory Services

Location: Leeds

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time




The Role


We are looking for someone to become a key member of the growing Accounting Advisory Services team based in Manchester

The team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

We are seeking additional qualified accountants to work at Manager level to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

- Management of client accounting related engagements, leading small teams. In some instances, leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams

- Providing accounting support to transaction and tax teams answering questions on technical issues and providing input for reports

- Drafting and review of client reports and deliverables relating to technical accounting issues

- Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams

- People management and performance development

- Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals

- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities

- Supporting with business development activities of the wider AAS North team


Skills, Qualifications and Experience

- Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)

- Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS and UK GAAP

- Group-reorganisation and Companies Law knowledge is preferred

- Strong experience with recent developments in accounting, in particular IFRSs 9, 15 and 16

- Proven ability to build strong client and colleague relationships

- Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses

- Experience of managing teams and project management

- Analytical ability and attention to detail

- Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off situations

- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

- Ability to work both as part of a team and independently

- Ability to manage own workload





Manager - Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Work as a key member of the growing Accounting Advisory Services team.The team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range ofareas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – inparticular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation offinancial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity,implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training –often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services,Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depthand breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above andbeyond.

Responsibilities:






Management of client accounting related engagements, leading small teams. In some instances, leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams.

Providing accounting support including reports and presentations to client issues relating to IFRS, US GAAP and UK GAAP (FRS101/FRS 102/UK Companies Act 2006).

Assessing the impact of recently adopted and new accounting standards (primarily IFRS 9, IFRS 10, IFRS 11, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16).

Supporting transaction teams with IFRS 3 analysis and model reviews with relevant accounting frameworks.

Providing accounting support to identify implications of business reorganisation plans.

Assessing the accounting impact of any change in the operation of an organisation.

Ad hoc accounting support including development and delivery of training and reports based on relevant client needs.

People management and performance development.

Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals.

Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities.





Qualifications and Skills required:






Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)

Technical accounting experience with IFRS

UK GAAP and Companies Law knowledge

Experience with recent developments in accounting, including IFRSs 9, 15 and 16 within a corporate accounting advisory role

Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses

Experience of managing teams and project management

Experience working as an Accounting Advisory Manager in a Top 10 Audit firm working within large corporate sectors

Business development experience including generating sales with new clients and developing internal networks

Analytical ability and attention to detail

Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off situations
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal


Senior Manager Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Client facing Senior Manager roles in the Accounting Advisory Services team. Provides specialist IFRS accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax. We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

· Management of client accounting related engagements, leading teams. In some instances, leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams
· Ownership and delivery of quality, efficient and profitable engagements.
· Technical accounting skills equivalent to a subject matter expert on specific topics.
· Lead business development effort in a sector and for Accounting Advisory service line.
· Build and maintain excellent relationship with senior client staff.
· Build and maintain excellent relationship with other departments with whom AAS works closely e.g. tax, deal advisory.
· Deliver compelling engagement proposals which result in winning engagements.
· Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams
· Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities
· Motivate and generate commitment from team members.
· Demonstrate continuous self and team development.
· Share knowledge with the team.
· Actively contribute to Accounting Advisory Services strategy, team management and other non-delivery aspects of the role.

Key Qualifications and Skills Required:

· Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)
· Experience in an accounting advisory function within large Corporate business sector
· Technical accounting experience with IFRS
· Technical accounting knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP and Companies Act knowledge
· Experience with recent developments in accounting IFRSs 9, 15 and 16
· Experience in leading and developing client relationships within Corporate Sector
· Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses
· Experience of leading teams and project management
· Experience of coaching and mentoring junior colleagues
· Analytical ability and attention to detail
· Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off situations
· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Assistant Managers Accounting Advisory - London

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Summary of Role Purpose:

Work as a key member of the growing Accounting Advisory Services team. The team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.

We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

- Advising clients on the implementation and application of new accounting standards such as IFRS and UK GAAP accounting advice to external clients on challenging accounting issues
- Help clients consider the accounting implications for new products and structured transactions such as mergers and acquisitions and the implementation of new standard
- Providing specialist financial instruments and transaction accounting support to audit teams and clients
- Working with other teams within KPMG such as deal advisory/ tax to provide technical accounting support on cross-firm client projects (e.g. due diligence).
- Development and delivery of client workshops and accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams.
- Attending business development meets, spotting opportunities
- Helping grow our business through building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals.
- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities.

Skills, Qualification and Experience required

- Must possess professional qualification - ACA, ACCA or CPA. Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year may also be considered
- Experience of working within accounting advisory team of a professional services firm Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS 9, 15 and 16 (UK GAAP and Companies Law preferable)
- Experience in practice including technical accounting experience,
- Proven ability to build strong client and colleague relationships
- Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail
- The team supports external clients and work alongside other KPMG teams (e.g. tax, deal advisory) to address complex accounting issues requiring expertise of relevant accounting standards.
- Ability to develop strong client relationships, good stake holder management skill, both internally and externally.
- The role is to provide accounting advice to external clients. Engagements vary in magnitude and oversight shall be provided suitable to the needs of an individual engagement.
- Candidates will ideally be qualified Accountants (ACA or equivalent)
- Knowledge of IFRS and financial instruments accounting experience. UK and US GAAP experience is desirable but not essential.

Multiple positions available
Opening date 19/02/2020
Closing date 18/03/2020
Competitive salary plus benefits

Manager, Technical Accounting Advisory Financial Services - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Work as a key member of our growing Financial Services Accounting Advisory Services (FSAS) team based in Birmingham. The team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas. Engagements focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular providing financial instrument accounting advice (including hedge accounting), accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including FSAS London, FSAS Regulatory, Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Risk Management, Audit, Tax and Forensics.

We are seeking additional qualified accountants to work at Manager level to continue to extend the depth and breadth of financial services accounting based services in our Birmingham office, in the areas listed above and beyond.


Key Responsibilities:


- Managing the delivery of live accounting advisory client engagements and leading technical accounting work streams of larger multi-disciplinary engagements
- Providing subject matter expertise on technical accounting as well as practical implications relating to new accounting standards (e.g. IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16)
- Reviewing technical accounting and risk interpretations related to new accounting standards prepared by clients (e.g. IFRS 9, IFRS 15, IFRS 16), provide challenge and recommendations
- Respond to clients’ and audit teams’ ad-hoc accounting queries related to financial instruments
- Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams
- Managing and mentoring engagement team members
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals
- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities


Skills, Qualifications and Experience:


- Qualified accountant (ACA or international equivalent qualification)
- Must be able demonstrate strong technical accounting experience with IFRS, especially related to financial instruments (IAS 32, IAS 39 (including hedge accounting), IFRS 7 and IFRS 9)
- Must have previous financial sector experience – for example, working with building societies, other mutuals, intermediaries or banks
- Must be able to demonstrate strong experience with recent developments in accounting, in particular IFRSs 9, 15 and 16
- Must have experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses
- Must have experience of managing teams and project management


Opening date 12 January 2019
Closing date 9th February 2019

Competitive salary plus negotiable benefits


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