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KPMG Sr Accountant, Audit Future Opportunities in Vancouver, British Columbia


At KPMG, you’ll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

KPMG is the leading professional services firm in Vancouver, with a significant audit practice in a number of industries. These areas include: Financial Institutions and Real Estate, Information, Communications, Entertainment and Energy and Natural Resources. Our teams of professionals help our clients manage risk so they can focus on their core business. By thoroughly understanding each client’s business, we convert information into insights to uncover hidden opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance.

As part of the management team, you will be required to lead KPMG's audit teams and ensure the correct accounting practices and methodologies are applied to our clients. Clients will look to you to add value to their business throughout the audit engagement. This is an excellent opportunity to grow your career servicing some of the largest and most exciting clients in the Greater Vancouver market. Join a winning team today and grow your career.

What you will do

  • Oversee and manage the audit of the clients.

  • Manage the audit from planning to completion of statements.

  • Participate in the practice group to assist in implementing the business plan.

  • Work with members of the assurance management group to meet the goals of the assurance financial plan.

  • Counsel, train, and mentor audit staff.

  • Apply KPMG's audit and accounting practices/methodologies on client engagements

What you bring to the role

  • Canadian CPA designation or international equivalent.

  • 5+ years of experience working with a public practice accounting firm.

  • Previous experience using IFRS working with publicly listed clients.

  • Exposure to large integrated Audit would be considered advantageous.

  • Excellent client service skills with an aptitude to understand the clients' business to develop and maintain strong client relationships.

  • Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities is derived from your dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service.

  • Proven background of building a client base and adding revenue.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, are a strong team player and have meticulous attention to detail.

  • Professional accounting firm experience is a must.

KPMG BC Region Pay Range Information

In British Columbia, the expected base salary range for this position is $58,000 to $90,000 and may be eligible for bonus awards. The determination of an applicant’s base salary within this range is based on the individual’s location, skills, & competencies, and unique qualifications. In addition, KPMG offers a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards program.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada’s Benefits and well-being, click here (http://Benefits%20and well-being - KPMG Canada (home.kpmg)) .

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. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here (https://home.kpmg/ca/en/home/careers/inclusion-diversity-and-equity-in-recruitment.html) .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process

At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG’s Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing cdnersteam@kpmg.ca or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page (https://kpmg.com/ca/en/home/misc/accessibility.html) .