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KPMG

Senior Manager, Canadian Resource Centre

Posted 5 days ago

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Canada

Job Description

Overview
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.

We are currently looking to hire multiple Senior Managers to join the CRC National Management team in Canada. This role will ideally suit a professional with a proven track record of exceptional communication and technical skills. If you are looking for a career challenge, our growing team which supports a diverse group of engagement teams across Canada may be the opportunity for you.

The CRC Senior Manager will be assisting the audit business units and the CRC Champions network with monthly reporting and budget modelling so that they are able to manage their CRC objectives and related KPIs. Therefore, a primary role of the CRC Senior Manager is to provide direct support and guidance to both offshore and onshore teams so that Canadian audit engagement teams can effectively leverage the CRC on their audits and assurance engagements.

What you will do
Operations
  • Overseeing day-to-day operations, including attending daily or weekly calls with members of the offshore management team, oversight of the various CRC functional mailboxes, and responding to feedback received from onshore audit engagement teams.
  • Provide direct support to audit engagement teams so they can effectively leverage the Audit CRC on their engagements.
  • Assist in overseeing the Quality (QMCI) team at the CRC in India by identifying areas for quality improvement and overseeing the implementation of solutions to ensure the highest audit quality and deliverables.
  • Prepare training materials, how-to, monthly/quarterly newsletters, and other guidance documents for the internal CRC portal.
  • Assist with CRC resource management from an onshore perspective, including coordinating and collaborating with the National audit resource management team, lead Retain coordinators in the geographies and local offices.
  • Leverage firm processes and programs to ensure active support of the business.
Reporting
  • Provide support to geographic business units to achieve geographic and local office CRC objectives.
  • Prepare monthly reporting packages for senior audit leadership and business unit leaders, including financial results and strategic commentary on hours results and trends.
  • Prepare ad hoc CRC presentations and PowerPoint decks for various stakeholders in the firm as requested by the National CRC leader.
Other
  • Expected to be a performance manager to more junior team members.
  • Willingness to travel internationally and ability to obtain requisite business traveler visa / work permits for India.
  • 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.
  • The successful candidate recognizes and agrees to start their day earlier or work later than the normal office hours to allow for sufficient overlap with the offshore management team. This is a critical success factor in ensuring smooth operational oversight.
At times, business needs arise, and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal workday or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this .

What you bring to the role
  • Canadian CPA designation or international equivalent.
  • 8+ years of experience working with a public practice accounting firm, with at least 5 years in a management role.
  • Senior manager or equivalent, having at least 2 years of experience with KPMG Canada.
  • Minimum 5 years auditing and team management experience.
  • Diploma or bachelor's in computer science, Database Management or Programming (or similar programs or a combination of relevant experience) is required.
  • Proficiency and knowledgeable with analytics and visualization tools such as Power BI, Power Query, Python, R, Alteryx, Microsoft PowerApps/Power Automate.
  • Proficiency and knowledge of ServiceNow is an asset.
  • Resourcefulness and creative problem-solving skills - you are a proactive person and always come up with new ideas and ways of working forward.
  • Strong technical audit skills and varied audit experience.
  • Proven time management and organizational skills
  • Bi-lingual in French and English is an asset.
  • PCAOB accreditation is an asset.
  • Superior written, and verbal communication skills in English is required.
  • Experience facilitating any of the Audit Foundations courses offered by KBS (or in a similar role) is an asset.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle varying priorities.
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, challenging team-based environment.
  • Values innovative thinking and looks for ways to improve processes.
  • Demonstrated mentoring and performance management skills.
  • Excels at working independently and having ownership of tasks and areas of responsibility.
  • Innovative mindset and the ability to assess current processes and suggest improvements.
  • Comfortable working in both virtual and in-person environments.
  • Advanced skills with MS Office and Adobe Products, such as Excel, PowerPoint, MS Forms, MS Teams, Outlook, etc.
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 $76,000 to $150,000 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 cdnersteam@kpmg.ca 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.

Industry

Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-16

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