Manager - DPP Accounting and Reporting
KPMG
Leeds
1d ago

Job description

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 clients 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, auditing and reporting issues to client-facing 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 Managers to join our DPP team on a full time basis across the UK.

    Main 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
  • Required Qualifications and Skills

  • ACA qualification or international equivalent is essential
  • 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
  • Required Experience and Background

  • Recent, extensive audit or accounting advisory experience at Manager level within a Big 4’ firm
  • Practical experience with IFRS and International Auditing Standards (UK & Ireland), such as IAS 39, IFRS 9 or IFRS 15
  • Practical experience with UK GAAP and UK Company Law would be beneficial
  • Substantial performance management experience with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example
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