Assistant Manager or Manager US Accounting and Reporting Group

You are a seasoned Auditor who is eager to become an expert in US GAAP reporting and who is looking for a very international environment?
Location: Zurich
Start date: Negotiable

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Responsibilities & Profile

Your responsibilities

  • Integrated audits of Swiss subsidiaries of U.S. companies including reporting to KPMG U.S. and other group auditors
  • Audits of spin-offs, disposals, opening balance sheets and acquired businesses in connection with various business combinations
  • Other transaction based projects that require US GAAP and SEC reporting expertise (comfort letters, agreed-upon procedures and reviews of registration statements)
  • Financial statement conversions to US GAAP
  • Accounting advisory and SOX advisory services to non-audit clients
  • Coaching Swiss-based audit teams on technical US accounting, auditing and reporting inquiries
  • Internal and external US GAAP and US GAAS training

Your profile

  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP, US GAAS/PCAOB and SEC requirements and US audit methodology
  • Minimum 4 years integrated (SOX and US GAAP/PCAOB) audit experience either with KPMG or another Big 4 and proficiency in researching accounting and auditing issues
  • U.S. CPA license
  • Strong project management skills
  • Able to deliver high quality services under tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated team player, curious, proactive and with a positive attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English; German is a big plus


Targeted career development and internal and external attractive training and further education options
Possibilities for global and Switzerland-wide mobility across all sectors and locations
25-30 days of leave, option for paid overtime (with the exception of management staff); management staff receive an additional 4 to 6 days of leave
Maternity leave of 16 weeks, paternity leave of 5 days and free advice from the external family service
Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

Our US Accounting and Reporting Group is a very multinational team that focuses on Audits of U.S. companies and who are our experts regarding US GAAP and PCAOB/SOX related questions.

About KPMG

KPMG is one of the leading financial audit and advisory services firms in the world. Its international network makes it possible for KPMG to offer clients clear and consistent solutions locally thanks to cross-border know-how. KPMG Switzerland advises both internationally active firms and regionally active SMEs. In addition to quality and industry knowledge, one thing is key for us: client proximity. Together with our clients and organised around their needs, we develop tailor-made solutions in the audit, tax and advisory fields, within the framework of the rules of independence.

Contact person

Annina Scheidegger

Human Resources
+41 58 249 77 57
Annina Scheidegger
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.

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