KPMG Recruitment – Audit Senior Manager

Website KPMG

Job Description:

We are currently looking to consolidate our position within the marketplace by appointing talented and enthusiastic qualified accountants at Senior Manager level within our Audit Corporates department in Leeds or Newcastle.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development opportunities within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside Directors and Partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with our clients.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Corporates clients. The role will include executive level client interaction and exposure to multiple clients on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as:

  • Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work
  • Be part of the Corporates department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives
  • Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team
  • Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients; manage timetables, anticipate costs, raise fees and agree dates for cash collection
  • Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Corporates audits
  • Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry
  • Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required
  • Keeping up to date with KPMG’s product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
  • Being the performance manager for other qualified accountants
  • Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters
  • Supervising, mentoring, and coaching Corporates Audit staff

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills, both verbal and written
  • Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
  • Knowledge of developments within the Corporates sectors and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
  • Recent and significant financial statement audit experience at Senior Manager level within a Big 4 or mid-tier firm
  • Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
  • IT literacy with good knowledge of Word / Excel / PowerPoint
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Experience with US GAAP is preferable though not essential
  • Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
  • Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
  • Extensive external audit experience within the Corporates sectors, such as telecommunications, media, energy, utilities, and/or oil & gas
  • Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback

Job Details:

Company: KPMG

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Leeds, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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