KPMG Director, Independence in New York, New York

Business Title: Director, Independence

Requisition Number: 66255

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Risk Management

State: NY

City: New York

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director to join our Independence Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with lead audit engagement partners and KPMG audit clients on the resolution of questions regarding KPMG's compliance with professional independence standards, including those established by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Lead and participate in various Independence Group projects and initiatives with a specific area of focus on assessing permissibility of tax services under the relevant independence rules

  • Document current and future states suggesting improvements to existing or new independence quality controls and processes

  • Develop, modify, and provide field training on firmwide independence policies, communications, and guidance

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years of experience in an accounting firm or other professional services firm with at least three years of tax experience

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred

  • Licensed CPA or JD is preferred

  • Applied working knowledge of U.S. GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB audit standards is preferred

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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