Audit Senior Manager

Location: Reading

Capability: Audit

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Job details

Location: Reading

Capability: Audit

Experience Level: Senior Manager

Type: Either Full Time Or Part Time

Service Line: Audit

Job description

We are currently looking to consolidate our position within the marketplace by appointing talented and enthusiastic qualified accountants at Senior Manager level within our Audit Corporates, Listed and Regulatory department in either our Bristol or Reading offices.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development opportunities within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside Directors and Partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with our clients.

The Role:

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Corporates, Listed and Regulatory 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:

- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching Corporates, Listed and Regulatory Audit staff

- Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required

- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients; manage timetables, anticipate costs, raise fees and agree dates for cash collection

- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters

- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business

- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry

- Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Corporates, Listed and Regulatory audits

- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work

- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team

- Be part of the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives

- Being the performance manager for other qualified accountants

Required Qualifications & Skills:

- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)

- Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team

- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback

- IT literacy with good knowledge of Word / Excel / PowerPoint

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

- Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP

- Experience with US GAAP is preferable though not essential

Required Knowledge & Experience:

- Recent and significant financial statement audit experience at Senior Manager level within a Big 4 or mid-tier firm

- Extensive external audit experience within the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory sectors, such as telecommunications, media, energy, utilities, and/or oil & gas

- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set

- Knowledge of developments within the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory sectors and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders

- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment

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Why Audit at KPMG?

Audit is the largest of our UK practices. Some of the world’s biggest companies rely on us to provide independent insight, challenge and expertise, so the work we undertake affects investment decisions, inspires confidence in public sector expenditure and supports our economic growth. Today, more than ever in disruptive times, audit is a function needed by society, and in the future, so we can capitalise, and grow. As part of the Audit team, you’ll be helping to build the confidence and trust that business and society need to thrive.

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