Thorough knowledge and understanding of forensic service offerings.
Independently managing the assignments from commencement till the conclusion
Thorough knowledge and understating of the global/ local risk management procedures of KPMG and ensure its compliance in day to day forensic operations/ assignments.
Supervise and manage less experienced staff members on various assignments
Focus and contribute on the business development activities of the department
Participation in the client meetings, clearly understand the objective and scope of work, responsible to prepare proposals/ terms of reference for the client
Should responsible to handle multiple activities, tasks/ assignments including the client management
Demonstrates knowledge of KPMG investigation methodologies.
Ability to conduct investigation interviews with limited supervision.
Ability to prepare forensic reports/deliverables with limited supervision.
Assist seniors in other operational (forensic assignments, client presentations etc)/ administrative (such as MIS, training, forensic updates etc) activities of the department
Should be aware and updated on global and local forensic activities, must read the material circulated internally (within KPMG) and also out side KPMG such as news papers, professional magazines etc.
Responsible for the allocation of work amongst the junior staff members
Coaches less experienced staff in the department especially with reference to the guidance on risk management procedures, sharing of technical knowledge on the assignments, proposal and report writing, preparation of working paper file, collection of relevant documents as support etc.
Act as performance manager of at least 4 staff members
Report to the respective senior manager, director or partner on a day to day operational and other administrative activities within the department.
Relevant Advisory Skills And Behaviors
In addition to skills and behaviors above
Links the activities of the department to own firm’s business strategy
Questions current practices by thinking about the longer term impact and wider implications
Emphasizes and builds the value of service offered to the client
Takes firm and decisive action when a situation requires intervention
Makes decisions independently, without unnecessarily referring to others
Shows and instills enthusiasm in others to achieve desired results
Encourages others to maintain a consistent and steady motivation or pace
Identifies lessons learned from challenging incidents
Puts procedures in place to avoid common problems from occurring again
Develops, updates and follows own personal development plan
Gives others the opportunity to take on new tasks and responsibilities
Establishes and manages a clear set of standards for others to work within
Encourages others to get the most out of their development opportunities
Evaluates performance and takes appropriate action
Manages the expectations of people regarding career development and progression
Balances a concern for tasks with consideration for others
Consults others regularly on matters relevant to them
Celebrates success at work appropriately.
Initiates smarter ways of working by making improvements to processes and looking for efficiency enhancements
Provides clear rationale and supporting data to justify recommended solutions
Considers the practicalities and costs involved when proposing a solution to a problem
Addresses objections from others by responding with well reasoned responses
Provides persuasive and self-assured responses to challenging questions
Negotiates effectively by identifying common ground and potential solutions that are beneficial to all parties.
Educates clients on legislative and compliance issues
Identifies and assigns roles and responsibilities so that the best service possible is delivered to the client
Monitors and evaluates multiple or complex projects regularly to check how they are proceeding against deadlines and budget
Prioritizes issues by using clear project management principles
Manages conflicting demands and priorities
Manages client expectations over level and speed of service
Strong forensic/ audit background and experience in the related forensic field (accounting, law enforcement, forensic technology and legal experience is preferred)
Excellent oral and written communication skills (proposal/ report writing, presentations)
For almost 50 years, KPMG Lower Gulf Limited has been providing audit, tax and advisory services to a broad range of domestic and international, public and private sector clients across all major aspects of business and the economy in the United Arab Emirates and in the Sultanate of Oman. We work alongside our clients by building trust, mitigating risks, and identifying business opportunities.
As we continue to grow, we aim to evolve and progress in order to ensure the highest levels of public trust in our work. Our values are:
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.
To meet the changing needs of our clients, we have adopted an approach aligned with our global purpose: Inspiring Confidence, Empowering Change.
Our three pillars exceptional quality of service, an unwavering commitment to the public interest, and building empowered teams are the foundation of our firm.