Manager - Financial Services Audit - Edinburgh/Glasgow

Location: Edinburgh

Capability: Audit

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Job details

Location: Edinburgh

Capability: Audit

Experience Level: Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Audit

Job description

The Role

We are currently looking for a qualified accountants at Manager Level to join our thriving Financial Services Audit department in Edinburgh.

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 department.

Roles and Responsibilities

• 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 Scotland.

The Person

Qualifications, Skills, Experience and Background

• Professionally qualified with a recognised accountancy body, ACA, ACCA or CPA. (or equivalent)

• Significant audit experience in Financial Services sector

• Sound and practical working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP.

• You will possess well developed leadership, supervisory and coaching skills and have the ability to effectively communicate (both verbally and through written media) with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.

• Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment

• Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.

• IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.

• Able to demonstrate strong business development acumen.

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Why Audit at KPMG?

Audit is at the core of KPMG. With a global team of over 4,000 people, as of May 2017 we serve more listed companies than any other professional services firm. Here in the UK, we serve thousands of clients – from some of the largest multi nationals and best-known brands to public bodies and individual entrepreneurs. Joining us is an opportunity to get to grips with different types of organisations, gain new insights and truly advance your professional skill-set.

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About KPMG

With offices across the UK, we are part of a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology Services to diverse clients.

About KPMG

Intelligent working

From role sharing and flexible start and finish times to home working, we'll try and support the flexible work patterns that best suit you.

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Committed to inclusion

We want you to bring your full self to work - to make this a place where people from every background thrive.

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Supporting work returners

We welcome applications from people who have taken a career break.

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