Audit Assistant Manager - Leeds

16 May 2018
22 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

KPMG Overview

Joining 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 Description

We are looking for newly qualified auditors to join the audit practice within our Regions service line in our Leeds office.You will work on a portfolio of clients within a cross functional office, alongside our advisory and tax functions.

The Responsibilities:

Planning and project managing all aspects of audits including:
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 equivalent
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, Powerpoint and Word
Current experience within an Audit Function
Experience of in-charging on Audits
Must demonstrate a good 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 to join us, with the following skills and characteristics:

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.

Our Deal

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.

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