FS Audit Assitant Manager - Bristol/Cardiff
As part of a high performing team you will be offered extensive professional development and support. You will be allocated a senior member of staff to assist with your career development and performance management to help you in meeting your professional goals. Our top performers are often encouraged to pursue internal secondments and international assignments to broaden their skills set. You may also have the opportunity to be involved in project based work across the firm. We are looking for qualified accountants to join the audit practice in our Bristol and Cardiff Office. As an Assistant Manager you will get to work with a wide range of clients within a cross functional office. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to be working on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside directors and partners, you will be in a client facing role, forging strong relationships with top tier FS clients. Responsibilities You will build a portfolio of clients and have responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team (including other specialists), monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process. This will include planning and carrying out audit fieldwork, statutory reporting and project management. - Keeping managers and partners up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignment. - Preparing reports to senior management and audit committees. - On-site involvement and being the key point of contact. - Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings, helping to identify sales opportunities within your client base. The Person Qualifications and Skills: The ideal Assistant Manager candidate will meet the following criteria: - Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or international equivalent. Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year will also be considered. - Excellent written and verbal English language skills. - You are required to have ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally. - Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment. Knowledge and Experience - Recent and significant external audit experience is essential including practical experience in an accountancy practice firm. - Exposure to large Financial Services audits is preferred however not essential. We will also consider candidates with a genuine interest in moving into Financial Services with knowledge of developments within the Financial Sector. - Sound working knowledge of IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP is ideal but not essential. - Commitment to building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry - IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word. We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.