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Audit Assistant Managers - Liverpool

Company: KPMG UK    Location: Liverpool
AutoReq ID 130121BR Job Title Audit Assistant Managers - Liverpool Country United Kingdom Location Liverpool Function Audit Service Line Audit Service Line Information At KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In todays complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

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
At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets were making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

We are looking for newly qualified auditors to join the audit practice within our Regions service line in our Liverpool 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:

  • Staffing Risk assessment Systems, 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:
Full ACA, ACCA or other equivalent recognised international accounting qualification is essential
Current and previous external audit experience gained in a Big 4 Accountancy firm is essential
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
The ability to demonstrate a good and detailed working knowledge of IFRS is highly desirable

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:

  • Creativity
  • 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
Opening date: 13/01/18
Closing date: 11/02/18
Competitive salary and negotiable benefits

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesnt fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. Thats why were 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. Thats why we introduced Our Deal its our way of saying thank you for bringing your best to work. As part of Our Deal, youll 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.

Our Deal At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. Thats why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether its great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities youll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. Were 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.

Were at our best when youre at your best; thats why weve created Our Deal and The Academy. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through The Academy, youll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, were making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

Flexible Working While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

Applying with a Disability KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we´re committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG´s commitment to diversity
KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that´s the KPMG difference. But, don´t take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy
Policy for Agencies
KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy