Senior Accountant, Audit
Vancouver, BC, Canada
4d ago

Senior Accountant, Audit

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

Overview of the opportunity :

Our teams of professionals help our clients u0027 manage risk so they can focus on their core business. By intimately understanding each client's business, we convert information into insights to identify opportunities and add value to improve client efficiency and performance.

As a Senior Accountant you will be required to apply KPMG u0027s audit and accounting practices and methodologies working with public and private clients.

What you will do :

  • Conduct external audits and lead teams in this regard.
  • Assist with developing the audit plan and execute the audit of financial statements and notes thereto.
  • Identify, analyze and conclude on accounting issues.
  • Lead engagement teams in the field and coach and mentor junior staff members.
  • Continuous communication with Managers and Partners updating the progress and status of the audit.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Management of the client.
  • Provide service that represents a high-value mark for our firm, helping companies assess their risk as they work to ensure transparency across their operations.
  • At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job.
  • Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

    What you bring to the role :

  • Undergraduate degree and successfully attained your CPA designation.
  • At least 2 years working in a public accounting firm using IFRS, working with publicly listed and / or private clients.
  • Experience working on financial institution or real estate clients would be desirable, however is not a requirement.
  • Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients u0027 business and maintain strong client relationships.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and are a strong team player.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, organization and planning skills.
  • Keys to your success :

    1.Being driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities.

    2.Regular communications with the management team including Managers, Senior Managers and Partners as well as clients.

    3.Intelligent and dedicated to meet demands at key times of pressure to execute final deliverables to the client.

    Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

    Location Vancouver, BC ,Our Values, The KPMG Way

    We lead by example We work together We respect the individual

    We seek the facts and provide insight We are open and honest in our communication

    We are committed to our communities Above all, we act with integrity

    KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-

    related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

    If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process , please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at cafmcdnhrsthotline kpmg.

    ca or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

    Category Auditing Service Line Audit & Financial Reporting ,Industry Financial Institutions & Real Estate

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