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Current Vacancies

KPMG has opportunities for experienced professionals looking for a challenging career path with us.

KPMG has opportunities for experienced professionals looking for a challenging career path

KPMG’s Global Africa Practice is a unique platform in which all KPMG member firms on the continent participate. With over 30 countries that have a KPMG office and more than 8 500 staff members on the continent we reach deeply into the continent.

The objective of the African member firms is to provide consistent, high-quality services to multinational, regional and local clients and to enhance product offerings in certain previously under- serviced markets.

KPMG Namibia is a young and dynamic practice operating in vibrant, fast growing economy. Ongoing demand for specialist Advisory, Tax and Audit services in this country transcends to countless opportunities.

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If you wish to apply for any of the positions listed below, please submit your CV, together with copies of your qualifications and academic record to us. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Namibians will have first choice. For more information, please contact Brunhilda Klukowski: 061-387500.

Advisory (Internal audit / forensic) Supervisor

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts risk-based internal audits
  • Conducts enterprise risk management and other advisory projects
  • Conducts planning meeting in conjunction with manager
  • Sets up and monitors project budget as agreed with manager
  • Conducts project management tasks (planning, wrap up, final review of report)
  • Conducts the fieldwork and testing to the required standard where applicable
  • Reviews working papers and documents review notes
  • Compiles draft report to the required standards
  • Discusses draft report with management
  • Assists manager to ensure the file meets QA standards
  • Ensures all deadlines are met
  • Plans appropriate mix of staff into experience, transformation, development
  • Identifies developmental areas for team members and develops the team members
  • Effective skills transfer/coaching/on the job training
  • Works independently with minimal supervision
  • Manages multiple priorities/assignments

Qualifications, experience and other skills:

  • Minimum four years working experience in either internal or external audit
  • CA, CFE, CIA or studying towards CIA / CFE will be an advantage
  • Experience in Governance, Risk Compliance and Internal Control will be an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to lead a team on small projects and work with minimum Manager supervision
  • Team player with good people skills
  • High level of competence, ability to operate and think on feet (attention to detail)

Forensic / Internal Audit Seniors

We are looking for fairly experienced candidates who are excited to pursue careers in Forensics and Internal Audit.

Key responsibilities:

  • Participation or lead the execution of internal audit mandates
  • Assist organizations with the delivery of internal controls services
  • Participating in the development and delivery of engagement presentations, reports and deliverables to clients
  • Review the design and operational effectiveness and efficiency of internal controls and operational processes.
  • Enterprise Risk Management and regulatory compliance engagements
  • Participate in the delivery of risk assessments.
  • Working on projects of the key services, which include fraud and misconduct investigations, dispute advisory services and fraud risk management.
  • Close cooperation with other team specialists for e.g. in data mining, corporate intelligence, accounting and lawyers.
  • Responsibility for project delivery and execution
  • Active participation in opportunity identification and client presentations

Requirements:

Candidates with the following requirements are invited to apply:

  • Minimum two years working experience in audit, compliance or investigations
  • Completed university degree in internal audit and/or forensics
  • Completed external audit training contract, preferably at a Big4
  • Studying towards a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Forensics Examiner (CFE) qualification
  • Having a knack for problem solving and curiosity is essential 
  • Well-developed reporting, communication and presentation skills, business oriented 
  • Attention to detail, excellent analytical skills 
  • Good computer skills (MS Office), experience with the use of data visualisation tools and electronic evidence handling tools is an advantage.

Manager: Internal Audit / Forensics

Purpose of the role:

Execute audits and/or work on special projects as required.

Key responsibilities:

  • Audit fieldwork including review of test plans, completing the audit program, documented control weaknesses or inefficiencies, and actively participating and leading a team.
  • Drafting of reports for partner review.
  • Provide the Client Audit Committee and Senior Management with an independent assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of controls.
  • Finalise audits, including reviewing working papers, conducting exit meetings, and issuing the audit report.
  • Interact with external auditors and/or regulators.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with all business partners.
  • Contribute to developing a culture of risk awareness.
  • Ability to assist Senior Manager and Partner with business development and drafting of proposals
  • Providing the project team with necessary guidance and assist in their on-the-job training

Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's degree majoring in Internal Audit, Accounting or Finance, Forensics
  • Minimum six years working experience in either internal or external or forensic Audit
  • Working towards CIA / CFE will be an advantage
  • Need to have done work in Risk, Compliance and Internal Control 
  • Working experience with a big four audit firm will be an advantage
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to juggle more than one task/ projects at a time
  • Excellent people and computer (MS Office) skills
  • High level of competence, ability to operate and think on feet (attention to detail)

Office Messenger

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage deliveries, receive, submit and collect office documents
  • Manage cashing of bank cheques
  • Submit and collect office mail from the post office and to clients
  • Assist with filing, printing, copying and binding of office documentation
  • Receive and submit tender documents 
  • Assist with ad hoc office management activities as and when required
  • Assist with marketing and training activities

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must have Motor Cycle License
     

External Audit Manager

Key responsibilities:

  • Execute engagement delivery in full compliance with technical requirements 
  • Review financial statements, opinions and reports or other deliverables for clients
  • Provide regular status updates to lead Partners
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple engagements across different client base
  • Manage and complete audit assignments within agreed budgets and agreed timelines
  • Identify opportunities for additional billing
  • Effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters
  • Identify additional opportunities to develop business, for own or other service lines
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with the clients
  • Develop strong commercial understanding of client business
  • Coach and develop junior professionals as part of the Performance Manager role
  • Effectively manage the proposals process with appropriate consideration of risk issues
  • Stay involved in the preparation of proposals to clients
  • Perform the role of a trusted business advisor to the firm’s clients
  • Attend professional platforms for networking and development

Requirements:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to identify audit issues arising from commercial transactions
  • A team player with a strong analytical mind-set
  • Professional qualification fully attained (CA, ACA or ACCA)
  • Practical experience in audit of financial statements
  • Relevant working experience of minimum 2 years
  • Prior Big 4 experience is a plus
  • Ability to deliver under pressure
  • Ability to travel for business

Chartered Accountant Trainee

Three-year training contract once you have completed your undergraduate degree or CTA/Honours degree.

Requirements:

  • BCom Accounting Degree (CA route)
  • CTA / Honours in Accounting(added advantage)
     

Key Performance Indicators (KPA Quality Standards/ Measures)

Provide information with regards to the key outputs and measures of this job that will ensure effective delivery is achieved.

  • Track headcount against budget on a monthly basis.
  • Monitor transition of the on-boarding and off-boarding processes.
  • Timeous and effective communication to HR Partner on all employee changes.
  • Meetings recorded and reported on for performance counselling sessions of non-performers.
  • Ensure that reward and recognition initiatives are managed fairly through liaison with HR Partner.

Job Requirements:

Qualifications

  • A degree in social sciences/industrial psychology or related discipline.
  • An honours degree would be advantageous.

Experience

  • Minimum 5-8 years’ HR generalist experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working at a middle management level.

knowledge

  • Knowledge in HR, tools and techniques and value chains. 
  • Knowledge of emerging trends in HR and utilising a variety of HR tools / models to achieve results.
  • Knowledge of the relevant labour and skills regulatory frameworks (skills development, etc.).
  • Knowledge of HR and talent management lifecycle.

Behavioural Competencies

  • HR reporting and analysis.
  • People planning.

Skills

  • Communication (written and oral) and negotiation skills.
  • Analytical/statistical skills.
  • Budget skill.
  • Problem solving and decision-making.
  • Team leadership.
  • Coaching skills.
  • Presentation skills

Values, Behaviours and Attributes

  • Lead by example
  • Work together
  • Respect the individual
  • Seek the facts and provide insight
  • Open and honest communication
  • Committed to our communities
  • Above all, we act with integrity
  • Confidentiality
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility
  • Action orientation
  • Resilient and works well under pressure with little direction
  • Accessibility and approachability
  • Objectivity
  • Fairness
  • Independence

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