Assistant Accountant

KPMG in Trinidad and Tobago is expanding its Audit practice and is seeking to hire talented, highly motivated Audit professionals who can work within a structured client service process and a proven risk-management methodology on the Audit team.

Job Purpose:

To carry out audit field work, evaluating and reporting on an organization’s financial statements.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of an assignment, including planning, fieldwork and completion and will to be able to deal with the more complex aspects of audit
  • Prepare audit working papers in accordance with KPMG policies
  • Produce work for the Staff Accountant, Audit Senior, Manager and Partner review – clearly highlighting issue and providing potential solutions to issues identified
  • Assisting other audit team members
  • Ensure compliance with internal (audit methodology and risk management) and external (regulatory) requirements
  • Active engagement with senior client staff in order to gain a good understanding of their business and assist in the efficient execution of the audit
  • All duties are required to be performed with a high level of attention to detail and sometimes under time constraints to meet specified deadlines.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified ACCA or pursuing ACCA, CIMA, CFA, CGMA, CPA or equivalent or a First Degree in Accounting or a related discipline
  • Previous audit experience is an asset
  • A good understanding of KPMG Audit methodology and Financial Statements, including good working knowledge of IFRSs is an asset

Other Skills:

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent communication skills- both oral and written
  • Shows initiative and flexibility
  • Service oriented and eager to learn
  • Team player
  • Ability to analyze basic accounting information
  • Good organizational skills and a positive work attitude

Candidates who have experience with audit methodologies and procedures in a Big 4 Audit firm will have a distinct advantage.

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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