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  • Posted: May 19, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Central Analytics Team – Analytics Manager

    Job title/position:

    Central Analytics Team – Analytics Manager

    Number of positions:

    1

    Function and Business Unit:  

    • Audit – DPP National: Audit & Assurance
    • Description of the role and purpose of the job:
    • To primarily support D&A in the audit and be part of the team that successfully deploys KPMGs new workflow across the firm.
    • Also, to be part of the team that is involved in supporting, training and monitoring the use of data and analytics tools in the audit.

    Key responsibilities:

    • Shape strategy to enable integration of D&A solutions to Audit engagements.
    • Lead the implementation of KPMG Clara Advanced Capabilities across the Southern African cluster.
    • Plan D&A work by discussing & agreeing scope with audit teams, prepare budgets for work agreed and agree deliverables and reporting timelines etc.
    • Drive effective use of onshore and offshore analysts across the team.
    • Develop cross function networks and leverage relationships to raise awareness of the benefits around quality and efficiency that the team can deliver.
    • Deliver multiple complex projects with conflicting deadlines and priorities, sometimes within very tight business driven deadlines.
    • Develop and implement best practice to ensure that ‘quality’ is embedded within all activities performed by the team.
    • Responsible for performance management/upskilling of junior analysts:
    • Monitor utilisation/cost benefits of a specific area of the team.
    • Manage team’s workflow and performance with ongoing reviews of outputs.
    • Identify team learning needs and pro-actively address them.
    • Work closely with audit methodology teams to ensure proposed solutions are consistent with our regulator’s demands and the firm’s quality standards.
    • Primary source of support for the engagement teams in use of D&A tools and methodologies, including provide practical guidance and technical support to engagement teams and involved in the training and feedback process.
    • Supporting engagement teams in coordinating the data extraction process with clients, performing validations on the extracted data and assisting with account mapping, as necessary.
    • Involvement in other areas of deployment, such as assisting engagement teams with analysing the data, performing a quality review of the audit documentation and results output generated by D&A tools and analysing the final results generated.
    • Collaborating with Risk Management (ensure all risk related matters are addressed), Technology Advisory (to ensure support on all top/big engagements), and other internal units.
    • Communicating results to leadership, the GSC and engagement teams.
    • Ensuring that training plans are implemented.
    • Skills and attributes required for the role:

    Passion for data & analytics

    • Excellent oral and written communication skills and confidence to promote value of solutions.
    • Strong IT literacy, including IDEA, eAudIT and Microsoft Office. Proficient in Data Analysis techniques.
    • Experience with visualisation tools e.g., PowerBI, Qlikview.
    • Ability and willingness to network both internally and externally with key decision makers.
    • Ability to function effectively in challenging situations/circumstances.
    • Experienced in training and developing junior analyst skills.
    • Proven ability to work independently and as a strong team player with excellent organisational and project management skills.
    • A flexible approach and ability to multi-task, manage time effectively and handle tight deadlines.
    • Desire to learn new skills and challenge the status quo
    • Pro-active and innovative in approach to problems.
    • Confident presenter able to articulate how D&A fits into audit
    • Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    Qualified CA

    • Experience with auditing requirements and other D&A tools or technology tools.
    • Other relevant experience with Data and Analytics will be considered

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG South Africa on kpmgza.taleo.net to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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