Audit Quality Senior Manager

Function(s):  Audit
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  10-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

Responsibilities : -

  • Conduct independent review of audit engagements and provide direct real time support and coaching to engagement teams before the audit opinions are signed, with the goal of helping the team deliver an audit that complies with the relevant professional standards
  • Continuously looking for ways to improve audit performance matters (both function and engagement level) through monitoring activities such as internal/ external inspections, conduct of independent reviews and also feedback from engagement teams.
  • Conduct root cause analysis and monitor effectiveness of the remediation actions
  • Drive the roll out of SOQM process – monitor that the quality control policies, procedures and requirements to address the audit performance matters are in place
  • Implement Global and local AQ initiatives- drive the adoption of the new initiatives by working with relevant stake holders, monitor consistency and implementation of these initiatives
  • Provide secondary oversight on monitoring controls across a spectrum of areas

Requirements:

  • Who are Certified Public Accountants or have obtained an equivalent qualification, preferably with PCAOB audit experience
  • With at least 8 years of internal or external auditing/accounting experience, including taking on a managerial role in the application
  • Who possess strong technical knowledge of auditing/accounting standards
  • Who possess a control mindset with strong understanding of internal control requirements
  • Who are self-motivated and are able to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Who possess strong project management and analytical skills with the ability to work within a team, and provide 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 a genuine interest in audit quality and in providing support to the Audit business

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.