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Our Risk Management team’s focus is improving quality, consistency, and the management of key risks. The organization helps ensure that we have consistent and balanced risk management policies and processes that our professionals can understand and support, drive quality performance, and enable us to manage our key risks. We are currently seeking a Manager, Independence in our New York City office.

Responsibilities:

• Monitor changes in professional independence standards, including those established by the Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and developing guidance and policy changes to address such standards

• Lead and participate in various Independence Group projects and initiatives

• Document current and future states suggesting improvements to existing or new independence quality controls and processes

• Develop, modify, and provide field training on firmwide independence policies, communications, and guidance

Qualifications:

• Minimum five years of experience in an audit, tax, or advisory client service delivery role or a similar compliance type role

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; CPA is preferred

• Applied working knowledge of U.S. GAAP, GAAS, and PCAOB audit standards is preferred or similar background in tax or consulting standards

• Strong research, analytical, and compliance-oriented skills

• Ability to work independently, manage competing priorities and participate in diverse initiatives under tight timelines

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace.

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