Audit Assistant Manager - Leeds

  • Competitive Salary
  • Leeds, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 11 Mar 19

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Responsibilities:

Planning and project managing all aspects of audits including:
-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
- Current experience within an Audit Function
- Experience of in-charging on Audits
-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:

-Creativity
-Commercial focus
-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