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KPMG

Staff Accountant, Audit

Location
Halifax, NS
Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Overview

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 227,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 146 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

The opportunity:

Are you a talented individual who provides exceptional customer service?

The Audit function office in KPMG is looking for Second Year Staff Accountants to join its dynamic team.

KPMG's Audit practice helps clients manage risk so they can focus on their core businesses. By intimately understanding the client's business, we convert information into insights to uncover hidden opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance.

What you will do

As a Staff Accountant, you will learn from some of the most prominent professionals in the sector and develop your personal skills by assuming the following responsibilities:
  • Assist on the audit of the clients
  • Review the financial statements and related notes.
  • Testing Internal Controls
  • Perform financial and other systems analysis.
  • Perform general accounting tasks to finalize a file if necessary.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with clients.

As an audit professional, you will strive to deliver an outstanding quality service to represent our firm. You will help clients assess their risks while ensuring transparency through their operations.

A great opportunity to acquire the knowledge and experience that will allow you to progress to a position as a Senior Accountant.

What you bring to the role

  • Accounting/business diploma.
  • Must be enrolled in the CA/CPA program.
  • Must have a minimum of 1 completed year of auditing experience with a public accounting firm.
  • Proficient knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards(IFRS)
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to monitor and uphold high quality of service and products to both internal and external clients.
  • Skilled at developing an understanding of the client businesses, the issues they face, and the markets they operate in.
  • Driven to continuously learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities.

Keys to your success:
  • Strong time management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear, and confidently conveying messages in a credible and persuasive manner.
  • Proven ability to sustain a high level of drive enthusiasm, and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
    Capacity for working hard to meet demands at key times of pressure. Resilient in the face of challenges or obstacles.

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

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.

If you have a question about accessible employment at KPMG, or to begin a confidential conversation about your individual accessibility or accommodation needs through the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support at email: cdnersteam@kpmg.ca or phone: 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 Option 3.

For general recruitment-related inquiries, please contact the HR Delivery Centre at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca .

Category
Accounting

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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 ...

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Industry
Banking & Finance
Size
5001-10,000 employees