KPMG Australia

Senior Manager - DPP Financial Reporting

Melbourne, VIC
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
18 Jun 2024
18 Jul 2024
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Full time
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Job Description

This role forms part of the national financial reporting team, supporting the business and our clients in the application of accounting standards and other financial reporting regulatory requirements. You will work closely with Partners, Managers and other staff members from multiple parts of the business, leading 2-3 financial reporting specialist topic areas and helping to work through complex technical accounting issues, review financial statements for disclosure compliance, develop and provide training to teams on new developments and common issues as well as develop publications for internal and external consumption. 

This role can be located in Melbourne or Sydney

Your Opportunity

  • Provide formal consultations on the application of accounting standards/regulations to specific transactions
  • Coach engagement teams and DPP team members through technical issues, including reviewing junior team members work and provide feedback
  • Become a subject matter expert on specific technical accounting topics though involvement in specific technical accounting subject matter focus groups (e.g. business combinations, financial instruments, impairment, sustainability reporting)
  • Draft technical accounting papers for discussion by the Asia Pacific or Global SME group relating to transactions where there is limited technical guidance
  • Undertake pre-issuance reviews each reporting period – review of financial statements for compliance with disclosure and accounting requirements relating to material items
  • Develop training or tools based on business and client needs

How are you Extraordinary?

  • Advanced experience with the application of International Financial reporting standards and/or Australian Accounting Standards (business combinations, impairment, sustainability and/or financial instruments would be advantageous)
  • Advanced research, analytical and problem-solving skills - capability to analyse and interpret complex information and provide solutions/options with detailed reasoning of risks
  • Exceptional professional judgment skills, encompass a high level of expertise, critical thinking, and sound decision-making capabilities
  • Naturally inquisitive and driven by opportunities for continuous learning and technical development
  • Friendly, professional attitude, pro-active, self-starter with a collaborative team player approach
  • Tertiary qualifications
  • Chartered Accountant or equivalent
Additional Information

KPMG is a professional services firm with global outreach and deep sector experience. We work with clients across an array of industries to solve complex challenges, steer change and enable growth. 

Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options and more.

Diverse candidates have diverse needs. During your recruitment journey, information will be provided about adjustment requests. If you require additional support before submitting your application, please contact the Talent Support Team.

At KPMG every career is different, and we look forward to seeing how you grow with us.

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

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