KPMG

Audit Senior Manager - Insurance

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
London
Salary
0-0
Posted
01 Aug 2020
Closes
03 Mar 2021
Ref
333089254
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom FunctionAudit KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges. With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.Service Line InformationAt KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today's complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead of the companies we Audit - 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 deliver quality in everything that we do.Service Line GroupAudit Job DescriptionKPMG is looking to consolidate its leading position within the insurance marketplace by appointing talented and enthusiastic auditors into newly-created senior manager roles.

Our insurance audit department is expected to grow significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results. In addition, the forthcoming new requirements from the IASB will generate a significant amount of change in the insurance industry. As a trusted partner within the industry, KPMG will be supporting insurance companies throughout this accounting change across a range of disciplines including financial reporting, actuarial, IT and management consulting disciplines.Successful applicants will be working on some of the largest opportunities in the marketplace and will be exposed to excellent career development within a fast-growing, multi-disciplinary team. Working alongside directors and partners, you will be in a senior client facing role, forging strong relationships with top tier insurance clients.The RoleAs a Senior Manager, you'll be involved in all aspects of delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of Insurance clients. The role will include executive level client interaction and exposure to multiple clients on an annual basis, as well as daily tasks such as:Responsibilities:Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients; manage timetables, anticipate costs, raise fees and agree dates for cash collection Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to insurance audits Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team Be part of the insurance department management group and drive firm's strategic initiatives Performance manager for other qualified accountantsThe PersonQualifications & Skills:Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent) Demonstrates gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedbackKnowledge & Experience:Significant financial statement audit experience, ideally within professional services Extensive external audit experience with financial services clients, particularly in the Insurance sector Demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS and topical matters relevant to insurance audits Experience in IFRS 17, US GAAP, Solvency II and CASS rules preferable, though not essential Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment Commitment to building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industryIntelligent WorkingOur employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.Applying with a disabilityAs a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.KPMG's commitment to diversityWe are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.Policy for AgenciesKPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV's from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: PolicyLocation: London

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