KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Manager-Audit (FY25 - Oman)

Location
Muscat, Oman
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
22 Apr 2024
Closes
22 May 2024
Ref
2045
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Job description

Role: Manager – Audit (FY25 - Oman)

Position Commencement Date: August 1st, 2024.

Interviews to Commence in June 2024

We are currently seeking a qualified Audit Managers to join our team for the FY25 Hiring Session. The selected candidate will assume responsibilities starting from August 1st, 2024, with interviews scheduled to begin in June 2024.

Job Identification

Title

Manager

Department

Audit

Supervisor / Head of department (Job title)

Senior Manager

Supervised function(s)

Assistant Manager, Senior Associate 1& 2, Associate 1,2,3

Hierarchical level

Manager

Job Family

Audit

Overall Objective and Responsibilities

Job purpose

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 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

Profile

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 in clients involved in Financial Services.

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

Language skills

Language        Speaking         Reading           Writing            Listening

English            Fluent Fluent              Fluent Fluent

Arabic             Fluent Fluent              Fluent Fluent

Interpersonal skills   

  1. Proactive and independent person, with ability to initiate tasks independently
  2. Creates an environment that fosters idea generation and creative thinking
  3. Disseminates expertise and knowledge throughout the business
  4. Proficient problem solver- Suggests innovative and creative solutions to problems
  5. Effective communicator
  6. Demonstrate thought leadership, both internally and externally
  7. Influences key stake holders to change their thinking

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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