Senior Assistant - US Audit Insurance

Zurich

Upon agreement

100%

Are you ambitious? Come and join our Audit Insurance team! In this role, you will be working in a fast-paced environment with an international team delivering a technology led audit for one of the largest reinsurance companies. You will also have the opportunity to develop your leadership and communication skills through interactions with internal and external stakeholders.
Zurich

Upon agreement

100%



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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Audit consolidated and annual financial statements under US GAAP principles on-site at our clients' premises
  • Examine our national and international clients' business processes and workflows
  • Hone your technical expertise working on complex topics and transactions
  • Learn to apply technology to deliver a "next generation audit".
  • Coordinate the day-to-day business of the audit team in collaboration with the client in order to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Mentor and coach junior staff members as their first point of contact.
  • Support the engagement managers to establish a collaborative environment, team culture and customer service mindset among the audit team

This is what makes you successful

  • Master (preferred) or Bachelor Degree (e.g. in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration)
  • CPA (completed / or close to completion)
  • 2-3 years of professional experience with US audit engagements and focus on insurance clients (is a must)
  • Experience in external audit combined with strong knowledge of US GAAP & US GAAS and US audit methodology (is a must)
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus
  • You are talented with numbers, work well under pressure and have a client focus

Meet the team: Financial Services Audit Insurance

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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.

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Your future team

At Audit Insurance, our auditors examine whether our clients observe the necessary regulatory and accounting requirements. They develop relevant audit instruments and tackle audits using cutting edge technology and data & analytics. Based on their findings, they recommend practical improvements tailored to the client's circumstances. Our interdisciplinary teams work in an agile way and are part of a far-reaching local and international network. For this, they rely on the combined strengths of KPMG's global network.

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

Makridis Christos

Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30 Makridis Christos
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.