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Accountant - Tamheer

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: SA

Company: KPMG Professional Services

KPMG is currently seeking to hire a fresh graduate Analyst for a short term opportunity for a duration of 6 months to work with our Accounting & Finance function.
 

Job Role & Responsibilities:

  • Providing robust accounting advice and financial analysis to support the client’s accounting and financial functions and responsibilities.
  • Providing accounting support to transaction and tax teams answering questions on technical issues and providing input for reports.
  • Harnessing and analyzing large amounts of data – some of which may be non-financial - in order to inform client decisions.
  • Providing high quality input and supporting evidence of deliverables to demanding timescales.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals.
  • Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams.

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Successfully completed studies in accounting, particularly with a focus on international accounting, auditing or business informatics.
  • An interest and intellectual curiosity in accounting policies and standards and applying these principles to complex transactions in the public sector or enterprise market. 
  • Good knowledge of national and international accounting principles and processes as well as familiarity with commentary literature
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently, but also work effectively as a member of a team.
  • Safe handling of common MS Office applications.
  • Willingness to learn, high analytical skills, creativity, strong communication skills as well as team and client orientation.
  • Ability to build strong client and colleague relationships.
  • Enquiring mind, willingness to learn and try new things.
  • Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

Education:

  • Bachelor/Master's degree from a reputable university with excellent graduation GPA.
  • Accounting Major only.