Senior Associate Job

Business Title:Senior AssociateRequisition Number:29227Function:AuditArea of Interest:AuditState:CaliforniaCity:IrvineDescription:An independent audit is one of the foundations for establishing trust in the capital markets. If this principle is integral to your career goals, you should know that KPMG believes organizational culture has a significant impact on audit quality. KPMG LLP understands and values their role in the capital markets and continually seeks to enhance the perception of our profession by supporting our people, strengthening quality, and affirming the importance of trust and integrity. KPMG is a great place to build your career. We are currently seeking a Senior Associate to join us in our Orange County office.KPMG\'s Audit practice provides the Financial Statement Audit as its primary service, which is supported by a rigorous audit methodology, robust technology and global consistency. KPMG\'s focus is on the client\'s financial statements, emphasizing the critical nature of substantive procedures, as well as effective risk assessment and control testing activities. To further enhance our Financial Statement Audit, KPMG auditors use a multidisciplinary approach to combine such technical knowledge and skill sets as tax, forensics, information risk management and valuation as well as an industry focus to the audit to help ensure that the engagement team understands the client\'s business.Responsibilities:- Execute the day-to-day activities of audit engagements of various clients, including Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) registrants- Identify and communicate accounting and auditing matters to senior associates, managers, and partners as well as technical matters to both clients and upper management- Identify performance improvement opportunities- Interact with clients to help ensure the information flow from the client to the audit team is efficient, serving as a liaison between clients and upper management- Understand and utilize KPMG\'s Audit Methodology- Supervise Audit associates and interns on engagementsQualifications:- Two years of current and/or recent audit experience in public accounting, including past or current experience auditing SEC registrants- BA/BS degree from an accredited college/university and eligible to sit for the CPA exam- Applied working knowledge of U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and accounting procedures- Ability to meet challenging client requirements and to provide services while possessing strong communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research abilities- Demonstrated supervisory experience- Ability and willingness to travelKPMG offers and supports flexible work arrangements as well as part-time schedules. We also offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. J2WALPFA J2WAscendNo phone calls or agencies please.KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.GL:5GF:15288