Wellington /Audit – Audit /Permanent Full-TimeKPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.The Audit division of KPMG is a significant supplier of audit services to clients and audits many of New Zealand’s top companies, financial institutions and leading privately held entities. Our auditors combine extensive knowledge of a wide variety of businesses and sectors and a fresh approach to their work which includes an enhanced audit methodology that complies with International Auditing Standards. The opportunity: We have a number of roles available at Audit Senior or Assistant Manager level across our Wellington Audit team.Day to day you will: Depending upon the client, this role may have complete management responsibility reporting directly to the partner, or you will assist more senior managers in the performance of audit assignments as an in-charge. The work may involve complex technical issues e.g., statutory audits, internal audits, investigation and acquisition reports of an audit nature, limited reviews, proposals and special reports, and other accounting services.This role will also:Assist in the planning, execution and finalisation of all areas of the audit assignment for Manager/Partner reviewProduce work for the Manager and/or Partner review clearly highlighting issues and providing potential solutions to issues identifiedManagement of client deliverables, including attendance at meetingsUndertake strategic analysisIdentify business and audit risksAssess effectiveness of client processes and controlsPerform higher risk and non-routine audit functionsDay to day management of junior team membersEnsure effective use and application of KPMG Audit Manual/Methodology, auditing standards, and GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)What you’ll bring to our team: Relevant external audit experience in a professional services environment (mid tier or Big 4)Tertiary qualifications including CA or CPA qualification (partial or full completion)The ability to establish and maintain excellent relationships with clientsTechnically proficient across audit and audit related servicesExperience in the supervision of more junior staffStrong written and verbal communication skillsA collaborative and inclusive team approachWith current border and quarantine restrictions in place, KPMG New Zealand are unable to consider applications from candidates that do not currently have the right to live and work in New Zealand. To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information. We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people’s wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.