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Audit Senior Manager

Date: Feb 12, 2017

Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID118133BR
Job TitleAudit Senior Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationAberdeen
FunctionAudit
Service LineRegions - North
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Job Description


Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for a senior manager with proven experience in audit delivering to a variety of clients in the corporate sector. You will hold a relevant professional qualification; CA or ACA qualified and possess excellent networking and client relationship skills. Working with your portfolio of clients you will operate cross functionally with colleagues across all of KPMG's service offerings.

- Establishing and building client relationships.
- Assisting with targeting activities as part of KPMG's growth agenda.
- Planning and project managing a portfolio of audit clients.
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of an audit department, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Leading, inspiring and motivating an audit department, and reporting to the audit partner group.
- Report writing and reviewing for Audit Committees and management.
- Driving new ways to differentiate KPMG - how can we bring new and innovative ideas to our clients? Mentoring and coaching junior staff.

Qualifications and Skills

- Professionally qualified with a recognized accounting body, ACA, ACCA, CA, CPA or country equivalent.
- Significant experience as a senior manager in an audit capacity.
- Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
- Current accounting and financial reporting standards background with IFRS. US GAAP would be valuable, but not essential.
- Interest in working with clients in the oil and gas sector.

Experience and Background

At KPMG, we think our people really stand out from the crowd. We are looking for equally exceptional people to join us, with the following skills and characteristics:

- Creativity with a commercial focus.
- Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organization and evaluative skills.
- Willingness to take on additional responsibility and opportunities and a commitment to personal development, including well-developed supervisory skills (i.e. coaching and motivation).
- Leadership skills and ability to act as a role model.
- Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.
- Relationship building skills.
- Excellent communication and inter-personal skills, both written and verbal.
- Knowledge and experience of auditing and experience of systems/controls testing as well as substantive auditing, including consolidations, group audit, review of statutory accounts and disclosures.
- Sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP. US GAAP knowledge is valuable, but not essential.
- IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word.
- Proven research skills (i.e. information seeking and knowledge sharing, understanding and interpreting information/applying knowledge).
- Able to demonstrate strong business development acumen.

At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience
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