KPMG is looking for a new Senior Manager for their Technical Accounting Department. The Department of Professional Practice (DPP) Accounting & Reporting team is part of our wider Audit National group and advises our audit teams on the most difficult technical accounting and reporting issues, driving the quality of what we do as a firm.
They advise on issues relating to companies that KPMG either audits or advises, across the country and across sectors, and they have a high degree of direct contact with partners and directors. Our teams provide :
Solutions for accounting and reporting issues to our audit teams
Online guidance on the above matters for all staff in the business
Training for all staff in the business
Training support for our graduate trainees
We are currently looking for a Senior Manager to join our DPP team on a full-time basis in our London office.
Role and Responsibilities
Advise on a wide variety of accounting and reporting queries from KPMG audit teams across all markets and across the UK on the application of financial reporting requirements both IFRS and UK GAAP as well as regularly on UK company law
Undertake reviews of the accounts of our listed clients prior to issuance
Develop training and internal guidance for UK staff on financial reporting matters
Maintain knowledge management in the team, including management a team responsible for key accounting standards (e.g. : IFRS 15)
Deliver training sessions and develop publications
Manage and mentor team members
Skills, Qualifications and Experience required :
ACA qualification or international equivalent
Demonstrable in-depth knowledge and practical experience of IFRS and International Auditing Standards (UK & Ireland), including IFRS 9, IFRS 15 and IFRS 16
Recent, extensive technical accounting experience gained through working in a technical department of a Big 4 accounting firm
Strong ability to evaluate technical issues, analyse facts, consult internally and arrive at solutions
Excellent presentation and communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to make complex matters understandable to staff in other departments.
Solid project management with a proven track record in delivering high quality programmes, projects or assignment outputs
Strong resilience and ability to thrive in a high-pressure environment
Well-developed team management and supervisory skills
Practical experience with UK GAAP and UK Company Law
Substantial performance management experience with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example
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