KPMG Recruitment – Senior Manager

Website KPMG

Job Description:

In KPMG’s Consulting practice, we don’t limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both – equally well. It’s this broad capability that’s seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team. Since our creation, we’ve developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors. Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day.

KPMG’s Governance, Risk and Compliance Services (GRCS) service line is a key part of our Consulting offering. We provide services to clients relating to internal audit, internal control, corporate governance, risk management, SOx, and related assurance and advisory projects. Our approach is based on added value by using modern control assessment, risk management and audit techniques focusing on strategic and operational risks.

Through our Connected Consulting model, we work closely with other service lines to deliver end-to-end transformation programmes for our Clients.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drive and lead the day-to-day execution of engagements typically in relation to controls risk assessments, maturity assessments, internal controls diagnostics reviews for clients. This is expected to include activities such as; commercial management, planning and budgeting, design and development of risk assessments, annual audit plans, audit programs, working papers, internal audit reports, and other engagement specific deliverables.
  • Serve as a coach and mentor and provide opportunities for on-the-job training for staff, as well as wider service line team members
  • Develop and maintain a positive, productive, collaborative professional relationship with the client and engagement or project teams to provide well-coordinated and consistent high performance result
  • Identify new business opportunities, participate in the firm’s development of a proposition in response to the government’s strategy on UK corporate governance reform
  • Contribute to proposals and Client RFPs, including structuring the response document, completing KPMG’s risk procedures, and organising a delivery team
  • Assemble and direct teams to deliver high quality work product for clients, and own the delivery of these engagements taking responsibility for overall quality and outputs
  • Effectively communicate the value propositions of KPMG’s various services, thought leadership and emerging risk to clients, and be recognized and respected by clients as a knowledgeable valued professional particularly in relation to UK corporate governance reform
  • Identify and clearly communicate performance improvement opportunities and leading practices to client personnel and senior management and work with partners to assist in practice management including resource allocation, career development of staff, and other administration decisions
  • Establish your financial services and internal audit knowledge through sharing and participation in the continual development and publication of external, market facing publications

Job Requirements:

  • Advanced problem solving and analytical skills with proven ability to use data effectively identify and resolve issues
  • Ability to identify observations and recommendations for business operations and control issues in correlation with key risk disciplines (including financial reporting, regulatory, and operational)
  • Advanced risk, controls, accounting and / or information technology operations knowledge, as well as command of Generally Accepted
  • Accounting Principles (GAAP), Sarbanes-Oxley (SOx), Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) and/or Control Objectives for Information and related Technology (COBIT) control framework
  • Previous experience leading teams and managing projects, and accustomed to taking an active role in executing large engagements
  • 9 years or more experience in assurance, controls and / or corporate compliance-related roles, including consulting, auditing, risk management.
  • Experience should include performing internal or external audits from the beginning of an engagement or project through completion
  • Substantial experience in Assurance, controls and / or corporate compliance-related experience, including consulting, auditing, risk management, or operational roles in leading companies or in a consulting environment
  • Understanding of the government’s proposals in relation to UK corporate governance reform, the potential impact for Clients, and how KPMG can support in the
  • Previous experience leading teams and managing projects, and accustomed to taking an active role in executing engagements
  • Demonstrated ability to identify business opportunities, lead project engagements, attract new business, and build lasting professional relationships with senior client executives upto and including CEO/CFO level
  • Relevant experience in project management and the full life-cycle of a project, including risk management, commercial management, resourcing, and quality control
  • Experience in evaluating control design and operating effectiveness under SOX 404, ICOFR assessment and internal audit experience is essential
  • Track record of maintaining a relevant subject matter expertise for control frameworks ideally including Sarbanes-Oxley, UK corporate governance and technology.

Job Details:

Company: KPMG

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Birmingham, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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