KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Manager - Audit (Financial Services & Investments)

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Competitive salary
21 Jan 2022
21 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Job Description

Manage and deliver large audit engagements from planning through to completion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and ISA’s. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing on audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and managing the KPMG audit process.

Major duties and responsibilities

  • Manage the execution of large audit engagements of various clients in accordance with the relevant regulatory and professional auditing standards
  • Managing partner and specialist involvement on audits and act as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your audits
  • Maintain and uphold audit quality on all engagements in accordance with the firm’s methodology and policies
  • Oversee and direct the budgeting, resourcing, planning, co-ordination and execution of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, firm’s methodology and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
  • Ensure and maintain compliance with the firm’s independence policies, risk management and training requirements
  • Direct, coach and mentor supervisors and team members to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements
  • Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future audit requirements
  • Assist in preparing and negotiating fee proposals for our existing client base and for new business
  • Assist the Directors and Partners in monitoring the effectiveness of audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly

Education requirements:

  • Bachelor in Commerce or Completed A levels or equivalent
  • Certified CA/CPA/ACCA
  • Technically sound, thorough knowledge of IFRS and ISA

Work experience requirements:

  • Total of at least 5-6 years post qualification experience required
  • Experience in Accounting and handling a team
  • Prior experience in dealing with clients involved inreal estate, investment properties, private equity, or alternative funds.

Knowledge / Technical Skills

  1. Maintains an awareness of market trends, competitor activity and products/service
  2. Analyzes complex business situations to identify key issues and priorities
  3. Clearly articulates the expectation regarding work results, time effort and timelines to team members
  4. Displays excellent project management skills to deliver high quality work on time and to budget
  5. Is proactive in identifying and taking forward business opportunities for the long term benefit of both KPMG and the client
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