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First Nations, Staff Accountant

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
3 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity

Are you a talented individual who provides exceptional customer service?

KPMG's Audit practice helps clients manage risk so they can focus on their core businesses. By intimately understanding the client's business, we convert information into insights to uncover hidden opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance.

Changing community demographics, increased business activity and governance demands, complex financial systems and a lack of investment capital and training are key considerations for Indigenous Peoples today.

We serve the unique needs of Indigenous organizations, communities and cultures across Canada. Be a part of building relationships between businesses and communities to achieving successful outcomes.

What you will do
Our teams of professionals help our clients' manage risk so they can focus on their core business. By intimately understanding each client's business, we convert information into insights to uncover hidden opportunities to improve client efficiency and performance. As a First Nations, Staff Accountant you will be required to:

  • Apply KPMG's audit and accounting practices and methodologies at client engagements
  • Work in partnership with First Nations clients and Indigenous-led organizations to support in unique accounting and reporting needs
  • Conduct external and internal financial statement audits for both public and private companies
  • Guidance of field engagement teams as well as coaching and mentoring junior staff members
  • Perform analysis of complex accounting issues
  • Perform financial and systems analysis
  • Develop, travel and maintain relationships with clients on various First Nations Communities
What you bring to the role
As an Audit professional, you will provide a service that represents a high-value mark for our firm, helping companies assess their risk as they work to ensure transparency across their operations.

  • Accounting/business degree.
  • Successful completion of the CFE or working towards a CPA designation.
  • 1 years post graduate experience with a public accounting firm.
  • Experience working directly with Indigenous communities, governments and associations with previous experience and technical knowledge to the benefit of the client.
  • Excellent project management, teamwork and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work both independently, with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Exhibited client service skills with the ability to maintain effective relationships with First Nations and Indigenous clients across existing operations and new markets.
  • Experience with ASPE and ASNPO.
  • Effectively monitors multiple or complex projects regularly to check how they are progressing against deadlines and budget.
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professional in the performance of duties.
  • Able to use a range of techniques to analyze an issue.

Keys to your success:
KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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