Audit Assistant Manager - National Markets, Milton Keynes

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
Milton Keynes, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
02 Oct 2019
Ref
1200730090
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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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