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Manager - External Audit - Nottingham

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Manager - External Audit, Financial Services - Birmingham

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Manager - External Audit - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



In the UK, KPMG audits more listed companies than any other professional services firm. Our success and reputation rests upon the quality and integrity of our services - not to mention our people. Rest assured; you will be working as a highly valued member of our 3,000 strong UK Audit practice.





Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. As an audit manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Many of our clients are international and have subsidiaries all over the world, giving our work a truly global perspective.



The Role:



Manage and deliver external audit engagements from planning through to completion. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include:


- To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KAM requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements
- Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, KAM and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
- Direct, coach and mentor Assistant Managers to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements and the direction of their subordinates ensuring cost effective, timely completion and effective service delivery to the required standard on each engagement
- Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future Audit requirements
- Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
- Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
- Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees



Skills, Qualifications and Experience:





- Must have at least Manager level experience in an External Audit role gained in a Big 4 Accounting firm
- Must have knowledge and experience of external auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.
- Must demonstrate sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP.
- Must demonstrate developed supervisory skills including coaching and motivation


- Must be professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA or country equivalent




Multiple roles available





Opening date 05/11/ 2019


Closing date 02/12/2019


Competitive salary and negotiable benefits









Senior Manager - External Audit - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


In the UK, KPMG audits more listed companies than any other professional services firm. Our success and reputation rests upon the quality and integrity of our services - not to mention our people. Rest assured; you will be working as a highly valued member of our 3,000 strong UK Audit practice.

We are looking for a qualified accountant with Senior Manager level experience, to join the audit practice in our Birmingham office.


Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. As an audit manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Many of our clients are international and have subsidiaries all over the world, giving our work a truly global perspective.



The Role:



Manage and deliver external audit engagements from planning through to completion. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include:


- To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KAM requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements
- Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, KAM and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
- Direct, coach and mentor Assistant Managers to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements and the direction of their subordinates ensuring cost effective, timely completion and effective service delivery to the required standard on each engagement
- Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future Audit requirements
- Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
- Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
- Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees



Skills, Qualifications and Experience:





- Must have at least Senior Manager experience in an External Audit role gained in a Big 4 Accounting firm
- Must have knowledge and experience of external auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.
- Must demonstrate sound working knowledge of IFRS.
- Must demonstrate developed supervisory skills including coaching and motivation


- Must be professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA or country equivalent





Opening date 3rd February 2020


Closing date 2nd March 2020


Competitive salary and negotiable benefits






Manager - External Audit - Nottingham

Location: Nottingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



In the UK, KPMG audits more listed companies than any other professional services firm. Our success and reputation rests upon the quality and integrity of our services - not to mention our people. Rest assured; you will be working as a highly valued member of our 3,000 strong UK Audit practice.


We are looking for qualified accountants with Manager level experience to join the audit practice in our Nottingham office.


Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. As an audit manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Many of our clients are international and have subsidiaries all over the world, giving our work a truly global perspective.



The Role:



Manage and deliver external audit engagements from planning through to completion. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include:


- To manage engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KAM requirements, appreciating relevant internal and external market factors, ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements
- Oversee and direct the budgeting, planning, co-ordination and control of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, KAM and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
- Direct, coach and mentor Assistant Managers to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements and the direction of their subordinates ensuring cost effective, timely completion and effective service delivery to the required standard on each engagement
- Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future Audit requirements
- Contributes towards the creation, implementation and delivery of the Audit Business Plan and offer support in relation to issues identified as a result of organisational or client focus change
- Assist the Senior Manager and Director in monitoring the effectiveness of Audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly
- Preparation of reports to senior management and audit committees



Skills, Qualifications and Experience:





- Must have at least Manager experience in an External Audit role gained in a Big 4 Accounting firm
- Must have knowledge and experience of external auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.
- Must demonstrate sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP.
- Must demonstrate developed supervisory skills including coaching and motivation


- Must be professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA or country equivalent





Opening date 19th November 2019


Closing date 19th December 2019


Competitive salary and negotiable benefits


Manager - External Audit, Financial Services - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: 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.



We are currently looking for qualified Accountants at Manager level to join our thriving Financial Services External Audit department in the Midlands. Based in our Birmingham office, you will be part of a collaborative team in a fast paced and challenging environment.



KPMG is one of the leading Audit and Assurance practices in the UK whose success and reputation depends upon the quality and integrity of our services - and our people. As a member of our team you will benefit from extensive training and education to keep you up to speed with current changes in regulation, accounting and auditing standards.



As a Manager you will be involved in all aspects of overseeing and ensuring the delivery of audit and assurance engagements from planning through to completion. Your role will include executive level client interaction and provide you with exposure to multiple clients on a regular basis. Recent client wins have prompted growth and expansion of the sector.



As part of a high performing team you will be offered extensive professional development and support. You will be allocated a partner to assist with your career development and performance management to help you in meeting your professional goals. Our top performers are often encouraged to pursue internal secondments and international assignments to broaden their skills set. You may also have the opportunity to be involved in project based work across the firm.



The Role:


· You will build a portfolio of clients and have responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team (including other specialists), monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include planning and reviewing audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management
· Keeping partners up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignment.
· Preparing and reviewing reports to senior management and audit committees.
· Supervising and coaching junior members of staff
· On-site involvement and being the key point of contact for senior level client staff throughout the year
· Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings, identifying sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.
· Involvement in the department leadership team aiming to continue the growth of our Financial Services department in the Midlands.



Qualifications, Skills and Experience:


Successful FS External Audit Manager candidates will meet the following criteria:


· Must be professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA.
· Must demonstrate significant financial services external audit experience within a Big 4 Accountancy firm
· Must demonstrate sound & practical working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
· Must demonstrate well developed leadership, supervisory and coaching skills and have the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
· Must show examples of resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.
· Must have IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.



Audit Assistant Managers - Bristol

Location: Bristol

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Job Description:

We are looking for qualified accountants to join the audit practice in our Bristol office. As an Assistant manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. Many of our clients are subsidiaries of overseas companies giving our work a truly international perspective.

Responsibilities

- Planning and project managing all aspects of audits.
- Leading teams on the ground, reporting directly to the manager on a day to day basis.
- Identifies and pursues business opportunities.
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work.
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
- Continuously learns from experiences.
- Seeks out feedback and development opportunities.
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff.
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
- 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).

Skills, Qualifications & Experience

- Recently qualified ACA or equivalent qualification.
- Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Good working knowledge of e-audit
- Good working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
- Ability to demonstrate practical knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS, and IAS.
- Experience in identifying and pursues business opportunities.
- Experience in taking personal responsibility and accountability for own work.
- Ability to sustain a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work. Experience in budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Experience in identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues.
- Experience in Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential.
- Ability to build relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm.
- Ability to keep up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.
- Experience in reporting to audit managers and partners on all salient points arising from audits.


Multiple positions available
Opening date 06/02/2020
Closing date 05/03/2020
Competitive salary plus benefits

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