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KPMG is a leading professional services firm comprising over 219,000 professionals who work together to deliver value in more than 155 countries through in-depth industry insights in Audit, Tax & Advisory. The firm recorded more than USD 29 billion in revenues in 2019.

KPMG Global Delivery Centre (GDC) is a robust global delivery platform comprising of a talent pool of 1400+ professionals in Bangalore & Kochi. GDC provides standard as well as non-standard Audit & Advisory professional services to KPMG US & KPMG Canada using a globally consistent approach that comply with both regulatory and engagement team standards.

By incorporating GDC into the delivery model, KPMG member firms are realizing competitive advantage through the lower cost of delivery and consistent quality, thereby enabling onshore engagement teams to focus on high risk audit areas. The Senior Associate should have prior experience in audit attestation domain and should have proven experience in audit service delivery. Prior team management skills and an ability to handle stakeholder relationships are essential.

Broadly, the key responsibilities are:

  • Audit service delivery – Be the leader of a team, responsible for audit service delivery and ensure timely and quality audit deliverables on the work done by self and the team

  • Content & industry focus – Demonstrate and Build strong domain expertise (accounting & auditing) and industry knowledge to enable better engagement with ET and improve quality of work performed from GDC by self and team

Roles and Responsibilities:

The Senior Associate will be predominantly responsible to:

  • Lead audit service delivery for an assigned dedicated team for ET and demonstrate understanding and knowledge of industry specific audit procedures

  • Provide clarifications, train and mentor associates on a timely basis on industry specific audit and accounting knowledge and client specific matters on audit work papers

  • Ensure that the work is planned, organized and performed by self and team by guiding them and performing upfront / postmortem reviews on deliverables to ensure Quality and timely delivery of work with Efficiency

  • For identified and approved engagements/projects, perform US Senior level reviews for work prepared by GDC teams

  • Raise any issues identified on a timely basis to the GDC managers, rotational and ET, as well as seek possible resolution from them

  • Understand and capture comments during Quality and Risk Management team (QRM) review and from ET to provide feedback to team for self and team development

  • Work on improvement in audit work papers based on ET feedback

  • Identify more areas of work on US audits and transition those to GDC

  • Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize audit processes across a portfolio of clients and industries

  • Demonstrate professionalism, industry competence and clarity of communication when dealing with the ET

  • Develop self by participating in and developing others by facilitating audit conceptual trainings and ensuring that team members are trained

  • Participate in firm’s strategic initiatives and/or corporate social responsibility programs

Job Requirements:

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Qualified CA/ACCA members and minimum of Bachelors’ degree in Finance & Accounting with first division (60%)

  • 2 – 5 year of post-qualification experience along with strong Articleship experience from a mid-size or a Big 4 firm in case of CA

  • Experience with Big 4/leading Audit firms or their shared service center would be preferred

Technical Skills:

  • Audit and accounting knowledge

  • Good knowledge of MS Office (with an emphasis on MS Excel skills)

  • Strong English communication abilities (Oral & Written)

Enabling Skills

  • Attention to detail and quality consciousness

  • Be a quick learner and demonstrate adaptability to change

  • Should be willing to and capable of delivering under tight timelines, basis the business needs including working on weekends

  • Should be open to travel to US on short- and long-term assignments


Primary Location: India

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Job Posting: 06-09-2021, 6:42:31 AM

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