Audit Senior
3d ago

Christchurch / Audit Audit / Permanent Full-TimeKPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms.

Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow.

We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

The Audit division of KPMG is a significant supplier of audit services to clients and audits many of New Zealand’s top companies, financial institutions and leading privately held entities.

Our auditors combine extensive knowledge of a wide variety of businesses and sectors and a fresh approach to their work which includes an enhanced audit methodology that complies with International Auditing Standards.

The opportunity :

  • We have opportunities available at Grade 2 or Audit Senior level.
  • What differentiates KPMG in the Christchurch market is a mix of mindset and talent - our people are looking to change the game and really add value to our clients.
  • We have a strong regional focus, with the benefit of a national, global business supporting us. Join our fun, friendly team and help us fuel New Zealand's prosperity.

    Day to day you will :

  • Assist more senior managers in the performance of audit assignments as an in-charge. The work may involve complex technical issues e.
  • g., statutory audits, internal audits, investigation and acquisition reports of an audit nature, limited reviews, proposals and special reports, and other accounting services.

  • You will also :
  • Assist in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for Manager / Partner review
  • Produce work for the Manager and / or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identified
  • Management of client deliverables, including attendance at meetings
  • Undertake strategic analysis
  • Identify business and audit risks
  • Assess effectiveness of client processes and controls
  • Perform higher risk and non-routine audit functions
  • Day to day management of junior team members
  • Ensure effective use and application of KPMG Audit Manual / Methodology, auditing standards, and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • What you'll bring to our team :

  • Relevant external audit experience in a professional services environment (mid tier or Big 4)
  • Tertiary qualifications including CA or CPA qualification (partial or full completion)
  • The ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with clients
  • Technically proficient across audit and audit related services
  • Experience in the supervision of more junior staff
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A collaborative and inclusive team approach
  • With current border and quarantine restrictions in place, KPMG New Zealand are unable to consider applications from candidates that do not currently have the right to live and work in New Zealand.

    To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa.

    Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information. We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer we commit to respond to every applicant.

    We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship.

  • We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues;
  • and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities.

    We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

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