Senior Assistant - US Accounting and Reporting Group USARG

Basel, Zurich

Upon Agreement

100%

Would you like to participate in audits for some of the biggest multinational companies in the world and top KPMG Global clients? Our US Accounting and Reporting Group (USARG) is actively looking for highly motivated individuals to join their team.
Basel, Zurich

Upon Agreement

100%



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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Conduct integrated audits of Swiss based multinational companies or Swiss subsidiaries of U.S. companies including reporting to KPMG U.S. and other group auditors
  • Audit spin-offs, disposals, opening balance sheets and acquired businesses in connection with various business combinations
  • Support other transaction-based projects that require US GAAP / PCAOB / SEC reporting expertise (comfort letters, agreed-upon procedures and reviews of registration statements)
  • Process financial statement conversions both to and from US GAAP
  • Deliver accounting advisory and SOX advisory services to non-audit clients
  • Coach Swiss-based audit teams on technical US accounting, auditing and reporting inquiries
  • Conduct internal and external US GAAP and PCAOB / US GAAS trainings

This is what makes you successful

  • Highly motivated, curious and proactive team player with a positive attitude
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, US GAAS/PCAOB and SEC requirements and US audit methodology. Knowledge of IFRS and International Standards on Auditing (ISA) is a plus
  • Minimum 2-3 years of recent integrated (PCAOB and US GAAP or PCAOB and IFRS) audit experience either with KPMG or another Big 4 firm
  • U.S. CPA license or equivalent
  • Willingness to obtain IFRS accreditation, should an engagement require it
  • Proficiency in researching accounting and auditing issues
  • Strong project management skills
  • Ability to deliver high quality services under tight deadlines
  • Proficient English skills

US Accounting and Reporting Group: Meet Stacia and Jen

Your advantages at KPMG

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From digital learning to external programs, personal development comes in many shapes and forms at KPMG. Share our passion for learning and cultivate future and digital skills that will last a lifetime. Even better: benefit from our contribution to the cost of qualifying in your field.

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As part of KPMG, you join other highly qualified and motivated professionals in an inspiring entrepreneurial environment. A clear mindset and strong opinions are not only encouraged at KPMG, but expected. When it comes to ideas, quality beats hierarchy.

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KPMG thrives – and depends – on agility and change. Help shape the next generation of business with your open mindset and entrepreneurial spirit. We constantly create room for your ideas to unfold.

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You expect fair compensation and certified equal pay. At KPMG, that’s what you get. Our inclusive culture makes space for unconventional ideas and new ways of working. New mothers and fathers benefit from our generous packages.

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Build your KPMG career on a solid foundation. All new joiners attend our Welcome Day and benefit from tailored onboarding by dedicated colleagues as well as networking opportunities from day one.

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With our culture of collaboration, you'll automatically develop valuable and lasting links to colleagues and clients. Strengthen crucial connections further at in-house and external networking and social events.

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Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

Your salary in this position will be in line with industry standards and will depend on your professional experience and education. During the recruitment process we will negotiate your salary with you according to our guidelines. Any salary ranges published on external platforms for this position have not been agreed with KPMG and do not apply.

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

A position in the USARG will allow you to gain valuable experience in technical accounting and auditing areas in a dynamic international setting. If you are eager to broaden your experience and improve your skill set and résumé, we can offer you opportunities to realize your full potential. Benefit from our comprehensive training both on and off the job as part of our ongoing technical and topical training curriculum, enabling new joiners at any level to increase proficiency in technical and commercial matters.

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

Contact

Anouk Bachmann

Human Resources
+41 58 249 68 61 Anouk Bachmann
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.