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Senior Manager - FS Audit - Valuation Review Team

Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141467BR
Job TitleSenior Manager - FS Audit - Valuation Review Team
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 OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
The Valuation Review Team comprises a team of Chartered Surveyors based across the UK with representation in London, Manchester, Leeds and Edinburgh. This role will be based in the London KPMG office, with a requirement for occasional travel including working from client sites. There will be a requirement on occasion to work from other offices or client site, sometimes internationally. Flexible working arrangements may also be possible.

The team is seeking a valuation specialist to support the audit teams at Senior Manager level. The team advises on real estate valuations provided for inclusion within company accounts.

Roles and responsibilities:

- Work closely with Audit Teams across the UK to review the valuation and supporting information provided in each case. Deliver a report verifying that the values proposed are realistic and highlighting any areas of risk
- Wok closely with the Head of Valuation Review Team to manage resources and allocation of jobs to the team members
- Provide support on tenders and proposals for new Audit engagements where valuation expertise is required including presenting at formal pitches as necessary
- Manage the team to deliver the business plan by providing specialist surveying expertise

Qualifications and skills:

- Qualified Chartered Surveyor with valuations experience across a wide range of sectors including public sector.
- RICS Registered Valuer status would be beneficial.
- Knowledge of various valuation methodology including depreciated replacement cost (DRC) method.
- Ability to work innovatively, learn quickly and ‘self-start’
- Excellent time management skills and ability to work on and deliver several projects concurrently
- Exceptional communication skills with a well-developed ability to write concise reports
- Diligence, with an eye for forensically analysing reports, valuations and data and have a good rounded understanding of property valuation, investment and development

Experience and Background:

- Sound valuation skills and commercial business acumen
- High standard of professional excellence both as an individual and team member, proactive investment in personal development to stay ahead of latest thinking

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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 you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for 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.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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