KPMG Big 4 Consulting Hiring for Entry Level | Associate | Digital Lighthouse | 0 - 2 yrs | USA

KPMG is Hiring for Fresher | Associate | Assistant Manager & Below Level | 0 – 1 yrs | Kochi

KPMG is a leading professional services firm comprising over 174,000 professionals who work together to deliver value in more than 155 countries through in-depth industry insights in Audit, Tax & Advisory.
KPMG Global Delivery Center (GDC) is a robust global delivery platform comprising of a talent pool of 1,400+ professionals in Bangalore & Kochi. GDC provides Audit & Advisory professional services to KPMG US & Canada while complying with both regulatory and KPMG US audit Engagement Team (ET) standards. GDC provides services in various industries/sectors including Investment management, Insurance, Banking, Building Construction & Real Estate, Technology, Media & Telecommunications, Healthcare & Life sciences, and Consumer Markets.

Associate 2

Job Description:
Be an integral part of teams assigned as Dedicated teams for US audit engagement teams
Demonstrate understanding and knowledge of industry specific audit procedures
Ensure the work is performed with high quality and completed within agreed turnaround time
Timely raise any issues identified to the GDC Seniors, Managers and ET so that the quality and turnaround time are not impacted
Provide clarifications, train and mentor junior associates on a timely basis on industry specific audit and accounting knowledge and client specific matters on audit work papers
Perform upfront reviews wherever required for deliverables and as advised by the team lead
Plan and organize the work in such a way that the Quality and Efficiency are not impacted on the deliverables
Interact and seek clarifications from US rotationals and ET points of contact
Understand and capture comments during Quality and Risk Management team (QRM) review and from ET to provide feedback to junior associates
Work on improvement in audit work papers based on ET feedback
Continuously adopt process improvements and work towards improving efficiency in the performance of audit
Develop self by participating in and developing others by facilitating audit conceptual trainings
Participate in firm’s strategic initiatives and/or corporate social responsibility programs

Education and Experience Requirements
Qualified CA/US CPA/CMA/ACCA/CFA (Intl) and minimum of Bachelors’ degree in Finance & Accounting with first division (60%)
0 – 1 year of post qualification experience along with strong Articleship experience from a mid-size or a Big 4 firm in case of CA OR
Relevant experience of atleast 2 years in case of possessing certifications other than CA
Experience with Big 4/leading Audit firms or their shared service center would be preferred

Technical Skills
Audit and accounting knowledge
Good knowledge of MS Office (with an emphasis on MS Excel skills)
Strong English communication skills (Oral & Written)

Enabling Skills
Attention to detail and quality consciousness
Be a quick learner and demonstrate adaptability to change
Should be willing to and capable of delivering under tight timelines, basis the business needs including working on weekends
Should be open to travel to US on short and long term assignments

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