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Audit Analytics Assistant Managers- Audit Centre of Excellence

Date: Dec 4, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140086BR
Job TitleAudit Analytics Assistant Managers- Audit Centre of Excellence
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineAudit
Service Line InformationAt KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

KPMG OverviewJoining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Job DescriptionOPENING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 20/07/2018

The Team

The Clara Analytics Team brings together of a group of talented individuals that share a creative mind-set and an ambition to drive innovation and quality on our audits, through the use of data and analytics (D&A). They support our audit teams on their technology journey and ensure that we are delivering the audit of the future, today.
The Clara Analytics Team has been rolling out KPMG Automated Audit Procedures (KAAP) in the past years, a data & analytics tool that enables the firm’s audit engagement teams to extract data from clients’ ERP systems and perform automated audit procedures.

The individual will also be involved in the use of the firm’s new Clara platform.
This is a unique opportunity to broaden your horizons in the rapidly growing and evolving discipline of D&A in the audit.

The Role

Key responsibilities

- Processing KAAP and KPMG Clara engagements across UK audit, to include:
- assisting with obtaining data from client systems, including transfer of data to a KPMG office;
- processing client data and running routines within KAAP or Clara;
- validating the completeness and accuracy of the client data through the use of automation in the KAAP or Clara application.
- Manage the needs of multiple stakeholders:
- ensuring deadlines are met and keeping your Technical/Senior Technical Lead and audit teams updated;
- reacting quickly to any issues;
- dealing with clients/ audit teams concurrently;
- develop working knowledge of audit guidance and other technology solutions.
- Establish strong relationships with audit teams and clients.
- Prepare documentation of D&A work performed and deliverables for use by audit teams.
- Develop and implement best practice to ensure that ‘quality’ is embedded within all activities performed by the team.
- Ensure all work and developments are appropriately considered and challenged in line with audit methodology and documentation requirements.

The Person

Skills and Experience

- Proven experience in SQL, Python, SSAS and SSIS.
- Proven experience working with SAP, Oracle, or other large ERP systems.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- Proven experience working on data analytics projects.
- Comfortable working within a fast paced environment with conflicting priorities and deadlines.
- Proven experience working as a project manager
- Ability to function effectively in challenging situations/circumstances
- Proven experience working with Excel and VBA
- Ability to work as part of a wider national team of technical leads and analysts spread across the global network.
- Pro-active and innovative in approach.
- Proven experience working with the visualisation tool PowerBI

Our DealAt 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.

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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