Audit Intern, Japanese Practice | Winter 2024
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KPMG is currently seeking an Audit Intern to join our Audit Services team.
Develop an understanding of client-specific risks through review of financial results of the client, relevant external information, current business trends and specific client transactions, primarily for Japanese clients or non-Japanese companies that need strategic assistance in Japan
Learn to prepare clear, well-structured and effective audit documentation regarding our understanding of clients processes and technology systems
With appropriate guidance, execute and document testing of client controls and financial statement account balances with clear explanations of procedures and results using appropriate standards and terminology
Support the execution of a high-quality audit through the diligent performance of assigned tasks and professional client and engagement team interactions
Adhere to the Firms Values and Code of Conduct
Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors: Bachelor of Accountancy, Master of Accountancy, or equivalent program
Pursuing educational requirements for CPA licensure in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position (completion of academic credits required prior to starting as an Audit Associate)
Upon completion of this internship, candidates must have additional academic credits to complete before obtaining their degree and/or CPA eligibility requirements
Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above
Bilingual in English and Japanese with ability to use both Japanese and English language skills in a business environment
Coursework or minor in information systems, software engineering, computer science or data and analytics preferred; experience with data analysis tools and techniques such as Alteryx or Power BI preferred
Knowledge of technical accounting and financial reporting standards; knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
Ability to navigate various computer applications, including MS Office (emphasis on Excel); aptitude to quickly learn KPMG Audit tools and applications used by our clients
Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong communication, time management and relationship-building skills; able to employ sound professional judgment and professional skepticism; flexible and adaptable team player; leadership experience and resourceful in delivering high quality work; ability to demonstrate project management skills is a plus
Work location may be in the office but will typically be at client sites, some of which may require travel and overnight/extended stay (varies by office); Audit professionals may have the opportunity to work virtually/remotely in the U.S. depending on business needs
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Los Angeles Salary Range: Low $73000 - High: $73000
New York City Salary Range: Low: $73000 - High: $73000
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