KPMG Associate/Senior Associate, Internal Audit in Houston, Texas
Business Title: Associate/Senior Associate, Internal Audit
Requisition Number: 58044 - 87
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Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.
The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.
KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate in Risk Assurance - Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk for our Consulting practice.
Work on multi-disciplinary teams and build skills and core competencies, with rich experiences and unique perspective to serve clients of all sizes from diverse industries
Continue to grow a command over all aspects of a data driven internal audit process and throughout the entire project lifecycle to deliver high-impact performance results
Team with senior-level client personnel and KPMG Advisory professionals, including specialists, to help design audit programs, working papers, and internal audit reports
Assist in creating different strategies for client risk assessments and annual audit plans, and support the execution of those strategies
Develop relationships with and learn from engagement managers and subject matter professionals/specialists, expanding your network and areas of knowledge
Oversee and coordinate with offshore teams
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Identify and clearly communicate performance improvement opportunities and leading practices to client personnel and senior management and work with partners to assist in practice management including resource allocation, career development of staff, and other administration decisions
Establish your proficiency through sharing and participation in the continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings
Develop and maintain a positive, productive, collaborative professional relationship with the client and engagement or project teams to provide well-coordinated and consistent high performance results
A minimum of one year of experience in Finance or Operations, including performing internal or external audits from the beginning of an engagement or project through completion
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field; CIA, CPA, CPM or CISA is preferred
Demonstrable awareness of trends and salient business concerns faced by a variety of industries, as well as the ability to communicate the strategic value of Internal Audit in meeting those challenges
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Applied working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and compliance with internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley/SOX; understanding of COSO 2013 is preferred
Proficiency with technology including MS Office applications; experience with analytics tools such as Power BI, Alteryx, Qlikview or Tableau is preferred
Ability to travel twenty five to fifty percent (may be up to eighty to one hundred percent at times)
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
Additional qualifications for Senior Associate:
A minimum of three years of experience in Finance or Operations, including performing internal or external audits from the beginning of an engagement or project through completion
Progressive experience managing teams and fostering robust team dynamics and relationships
Strong communication skills with the ability to both facilitate team discussions and clearly present technical concepts and findings to external stakeholders
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