Senior Business Advisor - Internal Audit

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KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 144 countries and territories with close to 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world.

KPMG in Jamaica is seeking to hire a dynamic professional to support the planning, execution, reporting and engagement team supervision of internal audit engagements based on the risk management and quality standards of KPMG as a Senior Business Advisor – Internal Audit (Asst Manager). 


Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in ensuring that each engagement assigned to him/her is properly planned.  
  • Monitoring the engagement performance against the job plan and discuss with the internal audit manager whether revisions to the plan are needed as the engagement progresses. To accept responsibility for work done on the assignment by the Assistant Business Advisor and the time spent on the engagement.
  • Maintaining contact with the client in order to keep abreast of the progress of the engagement and to give guidance to staff, where applicable. To resolve problems or questions which arise and when considered necessary to discuss these problems with relevant specialists within the firm, the Internal Audit Manager or engagement Manager/Partner.
  • Being responsible for informing the Internal Audit Manager on a timely basis of all problems and obtaining concurrence or resolution where necessary.
  • Preparing working papers and internal audit reports on engagements and furnish same to the Internal Audit Manager, complete in all respects and in full compliance with statutory requirements/clients requirements/KPMG’s standards for his/her review.
  • To assist in conducting the firm’s business in accordance with the highest professional standards and in conformity with the firm’s technical and administrative rules and procedures.
  • To represent the firm at clients’ premises throughout the execution of the various assignments.
  • To keep abreast of current developments in industry, KPMG Internal Audit methodology and the IIA professional standards to ensure that this knowledge is imparted to the staff through on-job training.

Qualifications:

  • Completed the CIA or ACCA or an equivalent post graduate degree;
  • Minimum three (3) years internal audit experience in a professional services firm

Key Skills:

  • Experience in planning and executing internal audit work programs with the application of data and analytics techniques
  • Experience in supervising small to medium size internal audit engagement teams 
  • Proficient in data analytics techniques and tools, working practices in SQL, IDEA will be a distinct advantage
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, report writing and communication skills
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Compensation and benefits are very competitive and will be commensurate with experience. 

We thank all interested applicants however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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