Manager - Financial Services Audit

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
Bristol or Cardiff
Salary
Competitive salary & extensive benefits
Posted
05 Nov 2019
Closes
05 Dec 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Manager - Financial Services Audit

  • Bristol or Cardiff
  • Competitive salary & extensive benefits

At KPMG in the UK, we continue to transform audit to help unlock value in our audit engagements. We’re leading the debate on the future shape of corporate reporting through our Restoring Trust initiative. And we’re raising the bar for audit quality. How? By leveraging our advanced technology and data analytics to interpret ever-greater quantities of information. By drawing on the natural curiosity and inquisitive minds of our highly-skilled people to provide deeper and more robust insights.

But technology is meaningless without the talent to drive it. So we’re investing in our extraordinary people like never before. We’re giving them challenges that will fuel their ambitions, digital tools to further enhance the quality of their work and the scope they need to innovate – to help us redefine how audit is delivered.
 

What you’ll be doing

As auditors, our job is fundamentally to underpin trust. We play a key role in providing the confidence that business and society needs, whether that’s supporting investment decisions in the capital markets, providing clarity over the governance of public sector expenditure or facilitating the development of small to large enterprises.

As an Audit Manager, you’ll be involved in all aspects of leading and delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Insurance audit entities. The role will include executive level interaction and exposure to multiple audit engagements on an annual basis.

KPMG is looking to consolidate its leading position within the Financial Services Audit sector by appointing talented and enthusiastic auditors into newly-created manager roles. This is a fast growing practise which is expected to grow further significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results.

What we’re looking for

  • Fully qualified ACA/ACCA or international equivalent
  • Extensive external audit experience with demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS
  • Significant financial statement audit experience, ideally within professional services
  • Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
  • Excellent project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management and organisational skills
     

Return to Audit Programme

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'Return to Audit’ programme is an initiative designed to attract qualified accounting professionals back into the Audit practice after a period away, either in industry or on a career break. For more information and to register for this programme visit our website.


Why join us

Innovation. Our technologies are already changing the game. KPMG Clara, our new data-enabled platform, has already allowed us to analyse 111 billion lines of data, supporting teams across KPMG’s global network to work in smarter ways and to use data more effectively. Our investment in innovative audit technology is improving our ability to challenge assumptions and through advanced data and analytics, we’re significantly enhancing audit quality and accuracy.

Support from day one. We expect a lot from you, but you can expect as much in return. From Intelligent Working and Employee Networks to great rewards and benefits, we’ll have regular, honest conversations about your career. We’ll also encourage you to develop through secondments. Last year, more than 300 colleagues in Audit took the opportunity to undertake an international secondment.

As part of a high performing team you will be offered extensive professional development and support. You will be allocated a senior member of staff to assist with your career development and performance management to help you in meeting your professional goals. Our top performers are often encouraged to pursue internal secondments and international assignments to broaden their skills set. You may also have the opportunity to be involved in project based work across the firm.

Diverse perspectives. Diverse challenges demand wide-reaching perspectives. That’s one of the reasons why we’re so passionate about attracting, developing and retaining the best talent from all backgrounds. We’re proud of the value we place on individuality and we’ll empower you to bring your full self to work; to help maximise your true potential.

Applying with a Disability. KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.


What we’re part of

KPMG in the UK is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax, Consulting and Deal Advisory services. Through the talent of over 14,000 colleagues, we bring our imagination and insight to our clients’ most critical issues.
 

What to do next

Live our values and embrace our quality-first culture, and we’ll give you what you need to take your career from success to success. Start your journey by clicking 'Apply' today.

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