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Assistant Manager - Audit (FY25 - DXB)

KPMG United Arab Emirates
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Closing date
Jun 11, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description

Job description

Role: Assistant Manager - Audit (FY25 - DXB)

Position Commencement Date: October 1st, 2024.
Interviews to Commence in June 2024

We are currently seeking a qualified Audit Managers to join our team for the FY25 Hiring Session. The selected candidate will assume responsibilities starting from October 1st, 2024, with interviews scheduled to begin in June 2024.



Assistant Manager



Supervisor / Head of department (Job title)


Supervised function(s)

Associate 1,2,3 Senior Associate 1& 2

Hierarchical level

Assistant Manager

Job Family



Job purpose

Manage and deliver audit engagements from planning through to completion. The role will require proficiency in IFRS and ISA's. You will have your own portfolio of clients with responsibility for agreeing audit timetables, briefing the audit team, including other specialists, monitoring budgets and managing the KPMG audit process.

Major duties and responsibilities
  • Manage the execution of audit engagements of various clients in accordance with the relevant regulatory and professional auditing standards
  • Maintain and uphold audit quality on all engagements in accordance with the firm's methodology and policies
  • Oversee and direct the budgeting, resourcing, planning, co-ordination and execution of engagements in accordance with client, statutory, firm's methodology and business requirements to ensure effective service delivery and maximised recoverability
  • Ensure and maintain compliance with the firm's independence policies, risk management and training requirements
  • Direct, coach and mentor team members to assist them in the effective delivery of engagements
  • Nurture and seek worthwhile relationships with clients, business departments and staff, for the sharing of information and to identify and progress current and future audit requirements
  • Assist in preparing and negotiating fee proposals for our existing client base and for new business
  • Assist the Directors and Partners in monitoring the effectiveness of audit services delivered, providing feedback and reflection on the quality of service accordingly


Education requirements:
  • Bachelor in Commerce or Completed A levels or equivalent
  • Certified CA/CPA/ACCA
  • Technically sound, thorough knowledge of IFRS and ISA

Work experience requirements :
  • Total of at least 4-5 years working experience in External Audit within the Big 4 firms
  • Experience in managing a portfolio of clients
  • Prior experience in dealing in clients involved in real estate, construction and related industries and oil & gas sectors

Knowledge / Technical Skills 1 Strong analytical skills. 2 Customer Focus 3 Mentors new team members 4 Displays excellent project management skills to deliver high quality work on time and to budget 5 Is proactive in identifying and taking forward business opportunities for the long term benefit of both KPMG and the client

Language skills Language Speaking Reading Writing Listening English Fluent Fluent Fluent Fluent Arabic Fluent Fluent Fluent Fluent

Interpersonal skills 1 Proactive and independent person, with ability to initiate tasks independently 2 Researching skills- Identifies, documents and shares knowledge that might be useful to others 3 Excellent analytical skills- Identifies ways to analyze information quickly and efficiently 4 Proficient problem solver- Suggests innovative and creative solutions to problems 5 Effective communicator

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