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Assistant Manager - Audit - Birmingham

Date: Feb 17, 2017

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID119621BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Audit - Birmingham
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationBirmingham
FunctionAudit
Service LineRegions - Central
Service Line Information

Job Description
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 high calibre Assistant Managers to join our external audit team in the Midlands (Birmingham and Nottingham)

Our client base is from a wide range of business sectors, ranging in size from owner-managed businesses to multi-national organisations. As an Assistant Manager - Audit 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.

Roles and Responsibilities

Planning and project managing all aspects of external audits including:

- Staffing Risk assessment Systems, controls and substantive testing (including audits of consolidations and statutory accounts)
- Ensuring projects comply with KPMG and International Auditing Standards
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability
- Leading teams on the ground, reporting directly to the manager and partner
- Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm
- Report writing for Audit Committees and management
- Identification of ways to differentiate KPMG - how can we bring new and innovative ideas to our clients

Qualifications and Skills

ACA, ACCA qualified or recognised equivalent
Previous external audit experience gained in at least a Top 6 Accountancy firm
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Must be able to demonstrate a good and detailed working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS


Experience and Background

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

- Creativity
- Commercial focus
- Ability to think big picture, out of the box
- Strong technical skills
- Accountability and decision making ability
- Attention to detail, organised with a commitment to quality
- Willingness to take on additional responsibility and opportunities and a commitment to personal development
- 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 skills, both written and spoken.

Opening Date: 20/2/2017
Closing Date: 21/3/2017
Salary: £34,700 - 40000 plus negotiable benefits depending on experience

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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