Audit Assistant Manager - National Markets, Milton Keynes

Milton Keynes, UK
12 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Responsibilities

- Planning and project managing all aspects of audits
- Leading teams on the ground, reporting directly to the manager on a day to day basis
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability
- Demonstrating practical knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS, and IAS
- Experience of US GAAP would be an advantage although not essential
- Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues
- Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential
- Building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
- Reporting to audit managers and partners on all salient points arising from audits.

The Individual

- Identifies and pursues business opportunities
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Continuously learns from experiences
- Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback
- Coaches less experienced staff
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)

Qualifications and Skills

- Recently qualified ACA or equivalent qualification
- We will also consider candidates who are exam qualified and nearing full qualification
- Recent and significant experience as an external auditor in a top 10 professional services environment, including exposure to mixed sector corporate clients
- Good working knowledge of IFRS
- Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word

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