Audit Department of Professional Practice - Manager & Senior Manager (US experience)

Function(s):  Audit
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  30-Sep-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

 

Job Description

Together with a core team of Professional Practice professionals, you will be:

  • Monitoring of PCAOB current and proposed standards and the potential impact on KPMG Singapore’s processes, including our audit tools and the application of US audit methodology
  • Act as primary contact with KPMG US and regional offices in providing support to Singapore based audit teams to resolve client-specific matters related to the application of PCAOB AS, US GAAS, SOX 404b, SEC rules and US GAAP
  • Developing and presenting trainings to update audit teams working on engagements involving PCAOB auditing standards, US GAAS, US GAAP, SOX 404b and/or SEC matters
  • Coaching Singapore-based audit teams to achieve technical competencies in applying PCAOB AS and SOX 404b requirements

We are looking for dynamic individuals:

  • With at least 8 years of auditing experience, including taking on a leading managerial role in a public accounting firm conducting audits and quarterly reviews under PCAOB and US GAAS standards. Experience working directly with SEC registrants is advantageous.
  • Who possess strong technical knowledge of ICOFR requirements, IFRSs and SEC financial reporting issues
  • Who possess a keen problem solving mindset
  • Who are self-motivated and are able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • With the ability to deliver quality presentations and present excellent written deliverables
  • Who possess strong project management skills with the ability to lead a team, including providing direction and support to team members
  • Who are excellent communicators and influencers, with the ability to establish credibility and positive relationships at all levels in the firm
  • Who possess stamina and perseverance in driving audit quality
  • a recognised degree in Accountancy and professional accounting qualifications such as CA Singapore or an equivalent.
  • a US CPA is advantageous

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.