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Audit Senior Manager - Manchester/Leeds/Liverpool/Newcastle

Date: Oct 4, 2021

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Joining KPMG means working with 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.

We are looking for an Audit Senior Manager with proven experience in audit delivering to a variety of clients in the private enterprise sector (privately owned businesses and private equity backed businesses).

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development opportunities within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside Directors and Partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with our clients.

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 across the region. Located at either our Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool or Newcastle offices.

The Role

- Establishing and building client relationships
- Assisting with targeting and tendering 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, reporting to the audit partner group
- Report writing and reviewing for Audit Committees and management reviews
- 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

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
- Commercial focus
- Accountability and decision making ability
- Strong technical skills
- 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
- CA or ACA qualification
- Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
- Significant exposure working with IFRS
- Significant practical external audit experience, ideally in the private enterprise market


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