KPMG Barbados

Assistant Manager External Audit

KPMG Barbados
Barbados (BB)
Market Competitive
07 Jun 2024
07 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

KPMG in Caricom is a member firm of KPMG International, and is comprised of offices in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean operating as one integrated business.

KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories with more than 273,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world.

Come as you are and Thrive With Us!

At KPMG, our vision is to be the Clear Choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognize that we need to be one step ahead for our clients -  rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

This opportunity is for you!

We invite you to join our expanding Audit practice as our next Assistant Manager - External Audit.  


  • Responsible for agreeing to audit timetables, briefing the audit team, monitoring budgets and supervising the KPMG audit process.
  • Monitoring the effectiveness of audit services.
  • Responsible for billings, write-offs and other administrative tasks.
  • Reviewing financial statements in accordance with US GAAP, UK GAAP and International Accounting Standards.
  • Keeping engagement managers up to date with progress throughout the course of the assignments.
  • On-site involvement and being the key point of contact for senior-level staff throughout the year.
  • ​Supervise engagements, overseeing in-charge and audit assistants work ensuring compliance with client, statutory and KPMG requirements ensuring the effective and timely delivery of engagements.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Qualified Chartered Accountants (e.g. ACCA, CPA etc.)
  • At least four (4) years of post-qualification external audit experience in a professional accounting firm conducting medium-sized audits.
  • Audit experience in the financial services fields in addition to knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS.
  • Experience working with electronic audit tools and methodologies.
  • Excellent project management skills.
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel; familiarity with PowerPoint and Access would be an advantage.
  • Significant practical experience as an Audit Supervisor in an external audit capacity.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and willingness to adapt to a multi-cultural experience.  

Compensation and benefits are very competitive and will be commensurate with experience.

We thank all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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