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Senior Accountant - FIRES

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
6 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

Our teams of professionals help our clients' 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's audit and accounting practices and methodologies working with public and private clients primarily in our Financial Institutions and Real Estate audit group.

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.
As an Audit professional, you will provide a service that represents a high-value mark for our firm, helping companies assess their risk as they work to ensure transparency across their operations.

What you bring to the role
  • Undergraduate degree and successfully attained your CPA designation.
  • 3 - 5 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' 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.
The expected base salary range for this position is $59,500 to $94,500 and may be eligible for bonus awards. The determination of an applicant's base salary within this range is based on the individual's location, skills, & competencies, and unique qualifications. In addition, KPMG offers a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards program.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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