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Pensions Assurance Audit Assistant Manager

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Pensions Centre of Excellence - Associate

Location: London

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Pensions Centre of Excellence - Oversight Assistant Manager

Location: Reading

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Pensions CoE - Oversight Assistant Manager - Manchester

Location: Manchester

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Pensions CoE - Oversight Assistant Manager - Birmingham

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Pensions Centre of Excellence - Oversight Manager

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Pensions Assurance Audit Assistant Manager

Location: Manchester

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



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 pension schemeaudit engagements. The role will include executive level engagement interaction and exposure to a wide variety of pension scheme audits, both in size and complexity, on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as:


Roles and Responsibilities

• Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of engagements
• 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 engagement 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
• You may also have the opportunity to work on specific audit related projects across the audit function

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 2021
• Recent and extensive external audit experience is required . Knowledge of pension scheme audits preferable, but not essential.
• 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 FRS102 is preferable

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 engagement (internal and external)

Pensions Centre of Excellence - Associate

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


*This role can be performed from any of our UK offices*


KPMG’s Pensions Centre of Excellence (PCoE) is an exciting new initiative with rapid growth and new opportunities which has been established to standardise the audits of defined benefit pension plans, driving a consistent approach and audit documentation to ensure delivery of high quality audits. Over the next few years, the PCoE will assist selected engagements with delivering the pensions audit. These engagements will vary in size and complexity to gain in-depth knowledge across a variety of industries which will aid the development of the work deliverables as well as a seamless and efficient delivery process.



We are now looking for talented Managers with audit experience to join us in either a full or part-time role. You will be expected to help develop as well as lead the pensions audit delivery from planning through execution, review and to conclusion across a portfolio of clients and will be responsible for interfacing with audit teams and audit entities. This will also involve interfacing with internal and external specialists as well as audit entity pension teams.



Managers will be a key contact with the central KPMG audit team, with responsibility for assisting in managing the day-to-day relationship with KPMG Audit and for ensuring delivery to agreed timescales.



The role will consist of working to tight deadlines and delivering a seamless service to audit entities of all sizes from mid-market to FTSE listed groups and across a wide range of sectors.



We are offering both full-time and part-time roles with flexible working arrangements. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.



Roles and Responsibilities:



•Responsibility to help develop the centre of excellence includingthe delivery process, standardised work programmes, and the skills andexperience of the staff.
•Manage a portfolio of clients and ensure timelines are met todeliver an excellent service to our clients.
•Maintain regular, open and honest communication whilst workingtogether with the lead audit team and in some cases the audit entity.
•Understanding and challenging the risk assessment for each client,ensuring the extent of work is appropriately scoped.
•Review the completed work and ensure the audit work is delivered toa high quality in accordance with KPMG Audit Methodology.
•Reporting to audit engagement signing Partners and Directors on allsalient points arising from the audit procedures performed.
•Visits to clients/ local offices as necessary.
•Seek the facts to provide insight and resolve technical issues,preparing technical analysis and involving specialists to prepare orreview analysis.
•Deliver training to wider department.
•Follow KPMG best values.

Qualifications and Skills:

•Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent.
•Hold at least five years' experience in audit and one year asmanager.
•Experienced in review and development of underlying working papers.
•Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment.
•Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
•Well-developed team management and supervisory skills with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example.
•Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals(internal or external) at different levels of seniority.
•Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
•The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.
•Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills.
•Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
•Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients (internal and external).

Pensions Centre of Excellence - Oversight Assistant Manager

Location: Reading

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



This role can be based in any of the following locations: Manchester, Birmingham, Reading, London, Glasgow.

The Team
KPMG’s Pensions Centre of Excellence (PCoE) is an exciting new initiative with rapid growth and new opportunities which has been established to standardise the audits of defined benefit pension plans, driving a consistent approach and audit documentation to ensure delivery of high quality audits. We are now looking for talented Assistant Managers with audit experience to join us in either a full or part-time role. You will be expected to coordinate the pensions audit delivery from planning through execution, review and to conclusion across a portfolio of entities on behalf of the audit team as part of the centre of excellence. You will be responsible for interfacing with audit teams and internal specialists across all of KPMG's UK offices along with our offshore team who assist with delivery of work. You will also be working with external experts and audit entity pension teams.

The Role
Assistant managers will be a key contact with the central KPMG audit team, with responsibility for managing the day-to-day relationship with KPMG Audit and for ensuring delivery to agreed timescales. The role will consist of working to tight deadlines and delivering a seamless service to audit entities of allsizes from mid-market to FTSE listed groups and across a wide range of sectors. We are offering both full andpart-time roles with flexible working arrangements. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the completion of audit work and ensure it is delivered to a high quality in accordance with KPMG Audit Methodology.
Responsibility to work across a portfolio of audits and ensure timelines are met to deliver an excellent service to our audit entities.
Maintain regular, open and honest communication whilst working together with the lead audit team and in some cases the audit entity.
Understanding and challenging the risk assessment for each client, ensuring the extent of work is appropriately scoped.
Develop the skills and experience of others within the centre of excellence team.
Reporting to lead audit team Managers and Directors on all salient points arising from the audit procedures performed.
Visits to clients/ local offices as necessary.
Seek the facts to provide insight and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists to prepare or review analysis.
Develop and improve the standardised work programmes.
Follow KPMG values.

The Person-Qualifications and Skills:
Fully qualified ACCA/ACA or international equivalent
Hold at least numerous years' experience in audit.
Experienced in review and development of underlying working papers.
Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment.
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
Well-developed team working skills with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example.
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals (internal or external) at different levels of seniority.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.
Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills.
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients (internal and external).



Pensions CoE - Oversight Assistant Manager - Manchester

Location: Manchester

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



This role can be based in any of the following locations: Manchester, Birmingham, Reading, London, Glasgow.

The Team
KPMG’s Pensions Centre of Excellence (PCoE) is an exciting new initiative with rapid growth and new opportunities which has been established to standardise the audits of defined benefit pension plans, driving a consistent approach and audit documentation to ensure delivery of high quality audits. We are now looking for talented Assistant Managers with audit experience to join us in either a full or part-time role. You will be expected to coordinate the pensions audit delivery from planning through execution, review and to conclusion across a portfolio of entities on behalf of the audit team as part of the centre of excellence. You will be responsible for interfacing with audit teams and internal specialists across all of KPMG's UK offices along with our offshore team who assist with delivery of work. You will also be working with external experts and audit entity pension teams.

The Role
Assistant managers will be a key contact with the central KPMG audit team, with responsibility for managing the day-to-day relationship with KPMG Audit and for ensuring delivery to agreed timescales. The role will consist of working to tight deadlines and delivering a seamless service to audit entities of allsizes from mid-market to FTSE listed groups and across a wide range of sectors. We are offering both full andpart-time roles with flexible working arrangements. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the completion of audit work and ensure it is delivered to a high quality in accordance with KPMG Audit Methodology.
Responsibility to work across a portfolio of audits and ensure timelines are met to deliver an excellent service to our audit entities.
Maintain regular, open and honest communication whilst working together with the lead audit team and in some cases the audit entity.
Understanding and challenging the risk assessment for each client, ensuring the extent of work is appropriately scoped.
Develop the skills and experience of others within the centre of excellence team.
Reporting to lead audit team Managers and Directors on all salient points arising from the audit procedures performed.
Visits to clients/ local offices as necessary.
Seek the facts to provide insight and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists to prepare or review analysis.
Develop and improve the standardised work programmes.
Follow KPMG values.

The Person-Qualifications and Skills:
Fully qualified ACCA/ACA or international equivalent
Hold at least numerous years' experience in audit.
Experienced in review and development of underlying working papers.
Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment.
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
Well-developed team working skills with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example.
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals (internal or external) at different levels of seniority.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.
Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills.
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients (internal and external).



Pensions CoE - Oversight Assistant Manager - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



This role can be based in any of the following locations: Manchester, Birmingham, Reading, London, Glasgow.

The Team
KPMG’s Pensions Centre of Excellence (PCoE) is an exciting new initiative with rapid growth and new opportunities which has been established to standardise the audits of defined benefit pension plans, driving a consistent approach and audit documentation to ensure delivery of high quality audits. We are now looking for talented Assistant Managers with audit experience to join us in either a full or part-time role. You will be expected to coordinate the pensions audit delivery from planning through execution, review and to conclusion across a portfolio of entities on behalf of the audit team as part of the centre of excellence. You will be responsible for interfacing with audit teams and internal specialists across all of KPMG's UK offices along with our offshore team who assist with delivery of work. You will also be working with external experts and audit entity pension teams.

The Role
Assistant managers will be a key contact with the central KPMG audit team, with responsibility for managing the day-to-day relationship with KPMG Audit and for ensuring delivery to agreed timescales. The role will consist of working to tight deadlines and delivering a seamless service to audit entities of allsizes from mid-market to FTSE listed groups and across a wide range of sectors. We are offering both full andpart-time roles with flexible working arrangements. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles and Responsibilities:
Coordinate the completion of audit work and ensure it is delivered to a high quality in accordance with KPMG Audit Methodology.
Responsibility to work across a portfolio of audits and ensure timelines are met to deliver an excellent service to our audit entities.
Maintain regular, open and honest communication whilst working together with the lead audit team and in some cases the audit entity.
Understanding and challenging the risk assessment for each client, ensuring the extent of work is appropriately scoped.
Develop the skills and experience of others within the centre of excellence team.
Reporting to lead audit team Managers and Directors on all salient points arising from the audit procedures performed.
Visits to clients/ local offices as necessary.
Seek the facts to provide insight and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists to prepare or review analysis.
Develop and improve the standardised work programmes.
Follow KPMG values.

The Person-Qualifications and Skills:
Fully qualified ACCA/ACA or international equivalent
Hold at least numerous years' experience in audit.
Experienced in review and development of underlying working papers.
Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment.
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
Well-developed team working skills with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example.
Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals (internal or external) at different levels of seniority.
Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.
Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills.
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients (internal and external).



Pensions Centre of Excellence - Oversight Manager

Location: Reading

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


*This role can be performed from any of our UK offices*
















KPMG’s Pensions Centre of Excellence (PCoE) is an exciting new initiative with rapid growth and new opportunities which has been established to standardise the audits of defined benefit pension plans, driving a consistent approach and audit documentation to ensure delivery of high quality audits. Over the next few years, the PCoE will assist selected engagements with delivering the pensions audit. These engagements will vary in size and complexity to gain in-depth knowledge across a variety of industries which will aid the development of the work deliverables as well as a seamless and efficient delivery process.



















We are now looking for talented Managers with audit experience to join us in either a full or part-time role. You will be expected to help develop as well as lead the pensions audit delivery from planning through execution, review and to conclusion across a portfolio of clients and will be responsible for interfacing with audit teams and audit entities. This will also involve interfacing with internal and external specialists as well as audit entity pension teams.



















Managers will be a key contact with the central KPMG audit team, with responsibility for assisting in managing the day-to-day relationship with KPMG Audit and for ensuring delivery to agreed timescales.



















The role will consist of working to tight deadlines and delivering a seamless service to audit entities of all sizes from mid-market to FTSE listed groups and across a wide range of sectors.



















We are offering both full-time and part-time roles with flexible working arrangements. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.



















Roles and Responsibilities:





















•Responsibility to help develop the centre of excellence includingthe delivery process, standardised work programmes, and the skills andexperience of the staff.
•Manage a portfolio of clients and ensure timelines are met todeliver an excellent service to our clients.
•Maintain regular, open and honest communication whilst workingtogether with the lead audit team and in some cases the audit entity.
•Understanding and challenging the risk assessment for each client,ensuring the extent of work is appropriately scoped.
•Review the completed work and ensure the audit work is delivered toa high quality in accordance with KPMG Audit Methodology.
•Reporting to audit engagement signing Partners and Directors on allsalient points arising from the audit procedures performed.
•Visits to clients/ local offices as necessary.
•Seek the facts to provide insight and resolve technical issues,preparing technical analysis and involving specialists to prepare orreview analysis.
•Deliver training to wider department.
•Follow KPMG best values.













Qualifications and Skills:















•Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent.
•Hold at least five years' experience in audit and one year asmanager.
•Experienced in review and development of underlying working papers.
•Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment.
•Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
•Well-developed team management and supervisory skills with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example.
•Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals(internal or external) at different levels of seniority.
•Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal.
•The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.
•Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills.
•Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
•Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients (internal and external).













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