Senior Accountant
Christchurch, New Zealand
6d ago

KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax and advisory services to clients.

Join our DDX team - KPMG's Data and Delivery Excellence Centre for compliance work for our Private Enterprise division. We have unified and standardised centre for compliance work - our aim is to increase our capacity and deliver exceptional results to our clients.

Our DDX team are experts in their fields, working to improve the value and impact of compliance work through standardising technology and exploring data analytics and new technology.

The opportunity :

  • We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team in Christchurch, where you will have the opportunity to coach and mentor a team of accounting professionals
  • This role will give you the opportunity to 'own' the delivery of your work and contribute to the resolution of complex compliance accounting and tax issues that result in client satisfaction
  • This role will be based in our Christchurch office, however you will have the opportunity to work on national engagements.
  • Day to day you will :

  • Oversee and undertake the preparation of a wide range of financial requirements of varying complexity
  • Assisting with data gathering and knowledge transfer
  • Deliver quality technical compliance work, and support the development of others within the team in the delivery of this work
  • Formulate solutions to client problems and issues
  • Contribute to the high performance of the team by suggesting innovations (technical & process) to enhance the delivery & value of technical compliance work
  • Support leadership team in building high performing team culture and mind set
  • What you'll bring to our team :

  • 3-5 years of relevant professional experience
  • CA ANZ or CPA membership or relevant overseas professional body (preferred)
  • Significant and varied experience as a Senior Accountant
  • Competent user of MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint and accounting systems
  • Experienced in team leadership
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational / time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Professional approach to work and strong client focus
  • Life at KPMG We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance.

    As a KPMG employee, we will offer you : An array of health and wellness benefits such as free flu jabs, subsidised sporting events, access to EAP, additional leave to support you if you are diagnosed with COVID-19, access to e-bikes and other facilities.

    You will also have access to our Wellbeing KPMG portal which has an extensive array of health and wellness advice. Hybrid Working a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work / life balance Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave Access to Whanau KPMG’ 18 weeks’ paid flexible leave for all new parents - primary and secondary carers Unlimited access to digital accreditations through our partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees.

    Corporate discounts on a range of lifestyle goods and services. Opportunity to join any of our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity networks as a participant and ally.

    Opportunity to join our Social club and enjoy activities such as cooking classes, painting, quiz nights and more. Time off for volunteering.

    Eligibility to our annual bonus plan. Opportunities for local and international secondments. We believe that diversity of background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities.

    Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

    Further info can be found on our website We are a 2022 Circle Back Initiative Employer

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