Audit - Manager and Senior Manager (US experience)

Function(s):  Audit
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  27-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

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Manage and supervise the execution of external audit engagements of various clients including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants in accordance with relevant regulatory and professional auditing and assurance standards
  • Clients will include SEC registrants, affiliates of SEC registrants and potential SEC registrants
  • Maintain a working knowledge of and research findings regarding accounting literature trends and technical issues relevant to the client's industry
  • Oversee engagement management including managing the budget resourcing strategy billing and collections and progress against the plan timeline and milestones
  • Set the culture for the engagement team and mentor members in their career development
  • Coach and develop team members to achieve technical competencies and efficient performance
  • Build and manage client relationships and accounts driving the client experience and identifying business development opportunities
  • Understand and utilize KPMG's audit methodology

The ideal candidate should have/be:

  • at least 5 years of managerial experience in a public accounting firm conducting audits and reviews under PCAOB auditing standards and US GAAS. Experience working directly with SEC Registrants and having PCAOB inspection experience is advantageous.
  • a recognised degree in Accountancy and professional accounting qualifications such as CA Singapore or an equivalent (e.g. ACA, CA Australia, etc).
  • a US CPA is advantageous
  • a strong knowledge of IFRS, PCAOB auditing standards, SOX 404b requirements and SEC rules; 
  • strong experience in the application of SOX 404b requirements, including identifying and evaluating process risk points, the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of internal controls within a process and identifying, assessing and reporting on control deficiencies to relevant stakeholders    
  • a good understanding of pertinent business and risk management issues and familiarity with the regulatory and reporting environment
  • excellent communications skills, strong analytical skills and excellent business acumen
  • a keen problem solving mindset
  • self-motivated and are able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • the ability to deliver quality presentations and present excellent written deliverables
  • possess strong project management skills with the ability to lead a team, including providing direction and support to team members
  • ability and willingness to travel as needed

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.