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We are looking for newly qualified auditors to join the audit practice within our Regions service line in our Manchester 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 :
ACA, ACCA qualified or equivalent
Strong IT literacy, including Excel, Powerpoint and Word
Must demonstrate a good working knowledge of UK GAAP and IFRS
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 :
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