Monday , June 27 2022

KPMG Jobs – Technical Accounting

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Job Description:

To provide technical accounting advisory services, assistance and training to KPMG partners and staff (audit, tax and advisory) and KPMG clients through the Africa region – levels of responsibility may vary for managers and senior managers, but will include management of staff, engagements and projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Being a technical consultant on specified audit engagements to provide dedicated technical accounting advisory services and support to the audit team and client
  • Assisting with the preparation and presentation of accounting updates and training on IFRS for
  • KPMG partners, staff and KPMG clients through the African region
  • Providing technical accounting advisory services to KPMG clients on implementation projects within the larger RAAS BU.
  • Assisting with updating the various technical “tools”, such as the South African illustrative disclosures disclosure checklists, and other tools
  • Writing technical briefs and other articles for KPMG partners and staff on accounting application issues, including contentious or complex issues
  • Writing accounting articles for external publication and distribution
  • Researching and answering accounting queries for KPMG staff and clients in accordance with
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), IFRS for SME’s* and US GAAP* (*to a lesser extent)
  • Writing accounting opinions for KPMG audit teams and clients in accordance with IFRS, IFRS for SME’s* and US GAAP* (*to a lesser extent)
  • Staying up to date with developments in both local standards and IFRS through internal research and involvement on local topic teams and market interest groups

Job Requirements:

  • Good computer skills (Microsoft word, excel and powerpoint)
  • Able to take initiative, and manage people, projects and engagements
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Could have knowledge of US GAAP (not essential)
  • Ambition to contribute to building a successful and profitable department
  • Keen interest in researching and dealing with accounting-related issues
  • Willingness to keep up to date with developments in local and international accounting standards
  • Good working knowledge and understanding of IFRS
  • Strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (including writing)
  • Able to deal with various tasks at once and meet deadlines
  • Works well under pressure
  • A passion for accounting technical matters
  • Able to deal effectively with individuals at all levels within KPMG and external to KPMG
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Good organisational and time management skills

Qualification & Experience:

Job Details:

Company: KPMG

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Functions: Finance

Job Location: Johannesburg, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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