Audit Manager - Corporates
KPMG UK
London, GB
2d ago

We are looking for experienced auditors to join our Audit Corporates practice. We currently have full-time opportunities in our London office.

The Role :

As an Audit Manager, you will be involved in all aspects of leading and 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 :

  • Leading a field work team including supervising and coaching more junior members of staff to help them reach their full potential
  • Reporting to audit Partners and Directors on all salient points arising from audits
  • Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of clients
  • Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings, and supervision and delivery of audit work
  • Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability
  • Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues
  • Preparing client deliverables, building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm
  • Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
  • Working on audit tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team on these tenders. Tasks may include : reviewing global engagement records in sentinel;
  • analysing and categorising the records; contacting partners globally for engagement information; preparing data and drafting Independence reports;
  • liaising with the UK Ethics and Independence team

  • You may also have the opportunity to work on specific audit related projects across the audit function
  • Required Experience and Background :

  • Self-driven and resilient and able to thrive in a pressurised environment
  • Well-developed team management and supervisory skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally at different levels of seniority
  • The desire to work in a diverse environment, gain exposure to an international working environment and undertake new challenges
  • Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, prioritisation, organisation and evaluative skills
  • Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)
  • Required Qualifications and Skills :

  • Fully qualified ACA / ACCA or international equivalent
  • Recent, extensive external audit experience at Manager level within a 'Big 4’ or mid-tier firm
  • Team management experience with the ability to motivate a team and lead by example
  • The ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally at different seniority levels
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong IT literacy, including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Sound practical knowledge of IFRS
  • Previous exposure to a range of Corporates sectors such as telecommunications, media, energy, utilities, and / or oil&gas
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