Manager/Senior Manager - Accounting Advisory Services
1d ago

Wellington / Audit Accounting Advisory Services / 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.

  • Our Accounting Advisory Services team (AAS) provides technical advice and support on accounting and financial reporting matters in 3 primary areas : interpretation of existing accounting standards;
  • implementation of new standards; and accounting for significant one-off events like an IPO, M&A transactions, Government policy initiatives etc.

    AAS forms part of the Department of Professional Practice (DPP) and sits within the Audit division. The team is focused on both audit and non-audit clients.

    The opportunity :

  • The AAS Team is expanding due to client demand. We have opportunities at Manager and Senior Manager to join our team and deliver technically excellent work direct to clients through a commercial lens, support the internal technical needs of KPMG engagement teams and help build the Accounting Advisory practice.
  • This will involve dealing directly with clients and supporting a range of divisions in KPMG.

  • Given the seniority of this role, there is a pathway to own opportunities and your development within the firm.
  • Day to day you will :

  • Deliver accounting advisory services to range of clients, including large listed entities, government entities, private businesses and not-for-profit entities as well as internal KPMG teams
  • Provide subject matter expertise and lead client meetings to advise on technical accounting as well as practical implications relating to new accounting standards
  • Collaborate with our CFO Advisory team to deliver compliant, commercial outcomes and develop and implement practical advice and recommendations to a range of complex accounting, financial and regulatory challenges
  • Develop thought leadership and technical accounting training material
  • Undertake business development activities and work with Partners and Directors to sell / deliver solutions to clients
  • Coach and mentor junior engagement team members
  • What you'll bring to our team :

  • In-depth technical knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS / IPSAS and NZ equivalents of these standards) gained in a public accountancy firm, corporate or governmental reporting environment
  • CA qualification (or equivalent)
  • The ability to express views and ideas articulately and clearly, both written and verbally
  • The vision to participate in strategy setting and marketing of accounting advisory services
  • Good presentation skills encompassing an ability to convey complex concepts accurately and succinctly
  • Experience in proposal writing and presenting to clients.
  • Strong technical and analytical skills (an eye for detail and awareness of broader business issues)
  • A high level of responsiveness to client needs (both internal and external clients)
  • Demonstrated leadership ability with experience of managing a team of professionals as well as stakeholder and relationship management skills.
  • 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.

  • To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen / resident or Australian citizen / permanent resident;
  • or alternatively you must hold a valid work visa for New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

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