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Senior Accountant - Audit Quality

Posted 6 days ago

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Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

Do you have a passion for quality and want to support the Audit & Assurance practice with new requirements and enhancement to our audit quality program? KPMG's Department of Professional Practice (DPP) is in search of high-performing candidates who are looking to drive change, implement new business processes and work to embed quality initiatives throughout the firm. These positions provide opportunities to work with leadership in DPP, Business Unit Professional Practice Partners, Risk Management, client service partners and external parties to the firm.

What you will do
  • Support the implementation of a comprehensive monitoring model which will include changes to business processes to support audit quality initiatives, develop and measure Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), all with a robust accountability framework.
  • Enhance quality in the audit by assisting with a wide range of initiatives to help centralize and standardize work performed while collaborating with the Audit Operations team and evaluating the impact to the Engagement Management Lifecycle.
  • Support DPP Leadership with frequent and detailed regulatory reporting, having direct exposure to various key stakeholders outside the firm.
  • Work across National groups to pull together standardized Global reporting requirements, such as the Transparency Report.
  • Support the execution and appropriate evidencing of DPP processes within our System of Quality Management.
  • Provide guidance to the National Audit Support Professionals Group.
  • Liaise with Risk Management to ensure strong alignment of programming.
  • Maintain a linkage to engagement work by retaining a small volume of client service accountabilities.
What you bring to the role
  • Canadian CPA designation or international equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in a large professional services firm
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to generate high quality deliverables.
  • Experience and proven ability to manage team members and projects successfully and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment.
  • Confidence and resilience in dealing with senior partners and challenging situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence, and professional maturity; demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build professional relationships.
  • Awareness of the sensitivity of information received and appropriate handling.
  • Proficiency in English at a business level is required

This position requires written and oral fluency in English. The successful candidate may be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking colleagues or stakeholders while at KPMG. The successful candidate may be required to create, interpret and/or apply policies, practices, laws and and/or regulations during the regular course of their employment.

KPMG BC Region Pay Range Information
The expected base salary range for this position is $53,500 to $94,500 and may be eligible for bonus awards. The determination of an applicant's base salary within this range is based on the individual's location, skills, & competencies, and unique qualifications. In addition, KPMG offers a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards program.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .


Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-09

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