Senior Manager - External Audit


  • Join KPMG’s External Audit Division and start planning for your future
  • We do our best work together
  • Learn how we value, celebrate and support our employees 

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, drive, disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm and our communities.

The auditing world is changing and we want you to come help us change it. Standardisation, automation and digitalisation is the future of audit at KPMG. Questioning 'why' is the environment we encourage and where our people strive. KPMG want you to have the ability to challenge the way things were done in the past while working on multiple industries and high profile brands - because we believe 'if you never stretch, you never grow!'

Joining us means you will be part of an agile and flexible working environment that can offer you best in class learning and personal development opportunities.  Not to mention an array of benefits including annual flu vaccinations, volunteer leave, discounted health insurance, MS Office for home products and a load of retail discounts.

The Audit & Assurance team provides value to our clients through the delivery of specialised quality audit and assurance services. We collaborate with a broad range of clients including ASX listed organisations, private companies and family businesses.

The nature of the work we do in Audit has an immediate impact on the lives of our clients. By sharing this journey, we create unique connections that offer endless opportunities to continue making a difference.

Each day, we work with some of the most exciting, innovative and important businesses in Australia. We provide specialised services that enable our clients to focus on their growth journey, as they change the landscape of our economy. Come and be a part of our dynamic, fast growing, market leading team who is committed to helping our clients succeed

Due to growth within our existing client base, we currently have opportunities in our market leading External Audit division across the Senior Manager level.

Your Opportunity

  • Advanced understanding and application of KPMG’s Audit methodology and will coach and lead teams to all stages of audit and assurance engagements including planning, testing, reporting and completion.
  • Demonstrates advanced technical knowledge of prevailing audit and accounting standards (including International Financial Reporting Standards) as well as accounting disclosures and coaches less experienced team members.
  • Oversees the design and performance of appropriate audit programs/procedures for engagements, coaching others to perform substantive testing on significant accounts and testing controls under the KPMG Audit Methodology.
  • Oversees and/or prepares technical accounting reports and other management reports such as the Audit committee report, Management Letter, Reports of Factual Findings and Audit Reports.
  • By having an advanced understanding of our Risk Management Framework and Audit Methodology, delivers accurate and high quality audit findings on engagements and also raises Risk awareness for junior team members.
  • Begins to lead engagements under the direction of the Partner on smaller and low risk Audit engagements; leading small teams and overseeing workflow and work quality as needed.
  • Day to day management of the relationship with the client and pursuit of new client opportunities.
  • Keeps the client informed of progress on the engagement, relevant findings and contributes to final Audit reporting. Responsible for keeping the relevant KPMG Partner informed of engagement progress including identification of issues.

 

How are you Extraordinary

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Be CA/equivalent qualified
  • Experience working across Private and Corporate clients is not essential, however is desired
  • Bring a proven track record of high performance and success
  • Have gained strong IFRS skills
  • Possess exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess demonstrated team leadership abilities

 

The KPMG Difference

Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion. 

Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

Flexibility empowers wellbeing

Flexibility enables contribution to the community

Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

Flexibility supports family

 

Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!


  • Join KPMG’s External Audit Division and start planning for your future
  • We do our best work together
  • Learn how we value, celebrate and support our employees 

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, drive, disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm and our communities.

The auditing world is changing and we want you to come help us change it. Standardisation, automation and digitalisation is the future of audit at KPMG. Questioning 'why' is the environment we encourage and where our people strive. KPMG want you to have the ability to challenge the way things were done in the past while working on multiple industries and high profile brands - because we believe 'if you never stretch, you never grow!'

Joining us means you will be part of an agile and flexible working environment that can offer you best in class learning and personal development opportunities.  Not to mention an array of benefits including annual flu vaccinations, volunteer leave, discounted health insurance, MS Office for home products and a load of retail discounts.

The Audit & Assurance team provides value to our clients through the delivery of specialised quality audit and assurance services. We collaborate with a broad range of clients including ASX listed organisations, private companies and family businesses.

The nature of the work we do in Audit has an immediate impact on the lives of our clients. By sharing this journey, we create unique connections that offer endless opportunities to continue making a difference.

Each day, we work with some of the most exciting, innovative and important businesses in Australia. We provide specialised services that enable our clients to focus on their growth journey, as they change the landscape of our economy. Come and be a part of our dynamic, fast growing, market leading team who is committed to helping our clients succeed

Due to growth within our existing client base, we currently have opportunities in our market leading External Audit division across the Senior Manager level.

Your Opportunity

  • Advanced understanding and application of KPMG’s Audit methodology and will coach and lead teams to all stages of audit and assurance engagements including planning, testing, reporting and completion.
  • Demonstrates advanced technical knowledge of prevailing audit and accounting standards (including International Financial Reporting Standards) as well as accounting disclosures and coaches less experienced team members.
  • Oversees the design and performance of appropriate audit programs/procedures for engagements, coaching others to perform substantive testing on significant accounts and testing controls under the KPMG Audit Methodology.
  • Oversees and/or prepares technical accounting reports and other management reports such as the Audit committee report, Management Letter, Reports of Factual Findings and Audit Reports.
  • By having an advanced understanding of our Risk Management Framework and Audit Methodology, delivers accurate and high quality audit findings on engagements and also raises Risk awareness for junior team members.
  • Begins to lead engagements under the direction of the Partner on smaller and low risk Audit engagements; leading small teams and overseeing workflow and work quality as needed.
  • Day to day management of the relationship with the client and pursuit of new client opportunities.
  • Keeps the client informed of progress on the engagement, relevant findings and contributes to final Audit reporting. Responsible for keeping the relevant KPMG Partner informed of engagement progress including identification of issues.

 

How are you Extraordinary

As the successful candidate you will:

  • Be CA/equivalent qualified
  • Experience working across Private and Corporate clients is not essential, however is desired
  • Bring a proven track record of high performance and success
  • Have gained strong IFRS skills
  • Possess exceptional problem solving and analytical skills
  • Possess highly developed written and verbal communication skills
  • Possess demonstrated team leadership abilities

 

The KPMG Difference

Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion. 

Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

Flexibility empowers wellbeing

Flexibility enables contribution to the community

Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

Flexibility supports family

 

Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!

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