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 227,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 146 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. The opportunity:
KPMG is the leading professional services firm in Vancouver, with a significant audit practice in a number of industries. These areas include: Financial Institutions and Real Estate, Information, Communications, Entertainment and Energy and Natural Resources. Our teams of professionals help our clients manage risk so they can focus on their core business. By thoroughly understanding each client's business, we convert information into insights to uncover hidden opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance.
As part of the management team, you will be required to lead KPMG's audit teams and ensure the correct accounting practices and methodologies are applied to our clients. Clients will look to you to add value to their business throughout the audit engagement. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your career servicing some of the largest and most exciting clients in the Greater Vancouver market. Join a winning team today and grow your career. What you will do
What you bring to the role
- Oversee and manage the audit of the clients.
- Manage the audit from planning to completion of statements.
- Participate in the practice group to assist in implementing the business plan.
- Work with members of the assurance management group to meet the goals of the assurance financial plan.
- Counsel, train, and mentor audit staff.
- Apply KPMG's audit and accounting practices/methodologies on client engagements
Keys to Your Success
- Canadian CPA designation or international equivalent.
- 5+ years of experience working with a public practice accounting firm.
- Previous experience using IFRS working with publicly listed clients.
- Exposure to large integrated Audit would be considered advantageous.
- Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business to develop and maintain strong client relationships.
- Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities is derived from your dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service.
- Proven background of building a client base and adding revenue.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, are a strong team player and have meticulous attention to detail.
- Professional accounting firm experience is a must.
- Being driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities.
- Maintaining regular communication with the management team including Managers, Senior Managers and Partners, as well as clients.
- Proven ability to sustain a high level of drive enthusiasm, and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
- Bringing intelligence and dedication to meet demands at key times of pressure to execute final deliverables to the client. Resilient in the face of challenges or obstacles
Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you. Our Values, The KPMG WayIntegrity
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As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and/or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.
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