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Senior Accountant, Audit - Enterprise

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KPMG

20d ago

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Waterloo

AI generated summary

  • You must have an accounting degree, CFE/CPA designation, 3-5 years experience in public accounting, project management skills, ASPE/ASNPO knowledge, client service abilities, mentorship experience, and strong communication skills to excel in this role.
  • You will lead audit engagements, analyze complex accounting issues, mentor junior staff, and build client relationships in a dynamic work environment.

Requirements

  • Accounting/business degree
  • Successful completion of the CFE and/or working towards a CPA designation.
  • 3-5 years post graduate experience with a public accounting firm.
  • Excellent project management, teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently, with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Experience with ASPE and ASNPO.
  • Effectively monitors multiple or complex projects regularly to check how they are progressing against deadlines and budget.
  • Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professional in the performance of duties.
  • Experience mentoring and delegating work to junior staff.
  • Previous experience and technical knowledge to the benefit of the client.
  • Able to use a range of techniques to analyze an issue.

Responsibilities

  • Apply KPMG's audit and accounting practices and methodologies at client engagements.
  • Conduct external and internal financial statement audits for both public and private companies.
  • Leadership of field engagement teams as well as coaching and mentoring junior staff members.
  • Perform analysis of complex accounting issues.
  • Perform financial and systems analysis.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with clients.

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Senior Accountant, Audit - Enterprise role?

To be considered for the Senior Accountant, Audit - Enterprise role, candidates must have an accounting/business degree, successful completion of the CFE and/or working towards a CPA designation, 3-5 years post-graduate experience with a public accounting firm, excellent project management and interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, experience with ASPE and ASNPO, and the ability to work independently and within a team environment.

What are the main responsibilities of a Senior Accountant in the Enterprise Audit group?

The main responsibilities of a Senior Accountant in the Enterprise Audit group include applying KPMG's audit and accounting practices at client engagements, conducting external and internal financial statement audits for public and private companies, leading field engagement teams and mentoring junior staff, analyzing complex accounting issues, performing financial and systems analysis, and developing and maintaining relationships with clients.

How can candidates demonstrate their ability to excel in client service in this role?

Candidates can demonstrate their ability to excel in client service by showing a dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professionalism in their duties, understanding the clients' business and maintaining strong client relationships, as well as previous experience mentoring and delegating work to junior staff.

What support and accommodations are available for candidates throughout the recruitment process?

At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help candidates perform at their best. Candidates can request adjustments like extra preparation time or micro breaks during interviews informally, or accommodations such as accessible communication supports formally. For more information on accessible employment at KPMG, candidates can visit our accessibility page or contact KPMG’s Employee Relations Service team for support.

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