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Assurance Assistant Manager - Corporates

  • City of London (Greater London)
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description

AutoReq ID

142688BR

Job Title

Assurance Assistant Manager - Corporates

Country

United Kingdom

Location

London

Function

Audit

Service Line

Audit

Service Line Information

At KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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.

Job Description

The role
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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.
Our Corporates Assurance business works with a range of companies in different sectors, including those from the FTSE 100. We provide a broad range of Assurance (audit related) services both to audit and non-audit clients including:
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formal Assurance opinions under ISAE 3000
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grant claims Assurance
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ad hoc Agreed Upon Procedures (AUPs)
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Assurance required by regulations (e.g. in the energy sector)
To support our objective of centralising and growing our Assurance work across Corporates Audit we have a fantastic opportunity for Assistant Managers to join our team. They will be responsible for delivering these engagements from within an exciting and newly formed Assurance hub.

We appreciate that everybody has their own unique circumstances and we will do our best to accommodate yours, creating a schedule that works for you and allows you to have the work-life balance that you are looking for.
Our Intelligent Working scheme covers a variety of options among which:
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Part-time working

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Glide time, which means starting work between 8:00am and 10:00am and finishing between 4:00pm and 6:00pm

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Working from home for one or more days every week

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Unpaid leave, in which you choose to take up to three months off work without pay

Many members of our team currently make use of our flexible working policy. Follow the link below to find out more about how this works for them, but also how you could benefit from it too:

https://www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/who-we-are/being-inclusive/intelligent-working

Areas of responsibility
Engagement delivery
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Liaise directly with clients to plan Assurance fieldwork and information requirements
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Juggle multiple client requests when working on different Assurance engagements
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Assist manager in completing engagement and client acceptance procedures
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Draft engagement letters for known/current/ongoing Assurance work
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Prepare e-AudIT file (KPMG’s electronic audit file) at the start of each Assurance engagement
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Oversee work performed by onshore and offshore juniors
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Help develop template e-AudIT files for different types of Assurance engagements
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Prepare final Assurance reports for manager review.
Resolve queries as they are raised.
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Ensure e-AudIT file is complete prior to Assurance report being signed
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Support manager in engagement finances and budgeting
General
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Support manager in preparing and monitoring engagement budgeting
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Direct and coach onshore and offshore juniors to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements
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Support in developing and improving the standardised Assurance work programmes
Qualifications and Skills
Fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CA or international equivalent, with at least two years of experience within Audit at either a Big 4 or mid-tier firm.Experienced in preparing audit/Assurance working papers.Ability to identify and resolve issues, or escalate as appropriate.Good communication skills, both written and verbal.The desire to work in a diverse environment and undertake new challenges.Strong project management techniques including analytical skills, time management, prioritisation and organisation skills.Strong IT literacy, including Excel and Word.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our 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 Disability

As 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 diversity

We 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 Agencies

KPMG 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