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Audit Senior Manager - Manchester/Leeds/Liverpool/Newcastle

Fenham, Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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CountryUnited Kingdom FunctionAudit KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Legal, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges. With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.Service Line InformationThe KPMG Pensions Team are always questioning conventional thinking, helping our clients' businesses thrive by ensuring their pension schemes are as effective as possible. We have a breadth of roles across our dynamic sectors, each one offering the opportunity to get involved in exciting work and deliver bespoke solutions. You'll be given the training and development you need to decipher complex concepts and the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities in your chosen sector.Service Line GroupPensions Job DescriptionWe are currently looking to consolidate our position within the marketplace by appointing talented and enthusiastic qualified accountants at Senior Manager level within our Audit Corporates, Listed and Regulatory department in either our Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool or Newcastle offices.Successful applicants will have the opportunity to work on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development opportunities within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside Directors and Partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with our clients.The Role:As a Senior Manager, you'll be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Corporates, Listed and Regulatory 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:- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching Corporates, Listed and Regulatory Audit staff- Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients; manage timetables, anticipate costs, raise fees and agree dates for cash collection- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry- Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Corporates, Listed and Regulatory audits- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team- Be part of the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory department management group and drive firm's strategic initiatives- Being the performance manager for other qualified accountantsRequired Qualifications & Skills:- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)- Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback- IT literacy with good knowledge of Word / Excel / PowerPoint- Strong communication and inter-personal skills, both verbal and written- Sound working knowledge of IFRS and UK GAAP- Experience with US GAAP is preferable though not essentialRequired Knowledge & Experience:- Recent and significant financial statement audit experience at Senior Manager level within a Big 4 or mid-tier firm- Extensive external audit experience within the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory sectors, such as telecommunications, media, energy, utilities, and/or oil & gas- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set- Knowledge of developments within the Corporates, Listed and Regulatory sectors and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environmentIntelligent WorkingOur employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.Applying with a disabilityAs a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.KPMG's commitment to diversityWe are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.Policy for AgenciesKPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV's from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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