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Analyst – Credit Risk

Location: London

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Senior Manager - Non Life Actuarial

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Senior Manager, Operations - Supply Chain

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Assistant Manager – Credit Risk

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Service Line: FRM

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Penetration Tester - Senior Manager

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Internal Audit Manager - Financial Services

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Analyst – Credit Risk

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time


The Role


Responsibilities:


Advising clients on the impact of changing requirements in provision accounting standards (IFRS9) and
Basel credit risk capital requirements (IRB). This will model review and validation activities such as:


- Technical model development documentation review;
- Technical model validation documentation review;
- Assessment of model performance;
- Replication testing; and
- Reviewing models’ against IRB regulatory requirements.The individual will also be expected to perform technical analysis for workstreams within both IRB, IFRS9 and credit risk modelling engagements.



The individual will also be required to apply their skills to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.


The Person

Knowledge & Experience:
Adequate experience working in a credit risk modelling role within a financial or professional services firm.
Practical experience in credit risk modelling techniques
Knowledge and practical experience in accounting and risk requirements as related to IRB, IFRS9, and other regulatory credit risk models
Detailed working knowledge and experience of all aspects of model development and validation including the following:

1) Data extraction and pre-processing
2) Modular model development
3) User acceptance testing
4) Model performance assessments
Relevant Sectoral experience – developing Retail/ Wholesale banking PD/EAD/LGD models
Knowledge and experience of credit risk processes, governance and documentation

Qualifications & Skills:

Ability to communicate risk/finance requirements of credit models (ie IRB and/or IFRS9) to the reciprocal function, i.e. risk to finance and finance to risk.

Ability to understand and execute programming code including SAS, R, Python
Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of banking risk engagements.

Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required

Senior Manager - Non Life Actuarial

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
Responsibilities:

- Leading client engagement teams and in some instances working as part of a multi-disciplinary team
- Providing a high quality advisory service to our clients
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with both new and existing clients as well as within KPMG
- Reserving for clients in the Lloyd’s / London Market, including for Lloyd’s Statements of Actuarial Opinion and Solvency II Technical Provisions
- Winning new business through marketing and sales activities
- Creation and contribution to high quality thought leadership through written publications, training events, client seminars and conferences
- Contributing to the development of new products and services
- Sharing knowledge and experience and contributing to the development of the team
- Marketing and raising the profile of KPMG
- A willingness to undertake travel will be required on occasion

The Person
Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate is expected to have experience of working in an Actuarial function or be a qualified actuary

Experience/Knowledge:

- Significant Lloyd’s / London Market reserving or pricing experience
- Knowledge of the workings of the Lloyd’s market will be advantageous
- The capability to manage concurrent engagements and play a part in shaping and implementing KPMG's tailored solutions
- The ability to develop productive relationships that bring in business
- Strong technical and communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to deal with clients and senior personnel from day one
- Flexibility and an enjoyment of working on challenging projects, and interacting with teams from other business groups
- Strong project and people management skills, and an ability to structure task allocations around critical goals
- Strong coaching skills to develop the capabilities of junior team members
- Experience gained within either a consultancy or company environment are both equally advantageous
- Curiosity and flexibility to new approaches
- Consulting experience
- Market exposure

Senior Manager, Operations - Supply Chain

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team:


Our Supply Chain Operations team of approximately 90 consultants are seeking experienced consultants and industry professionals to grow and develop our capability. Our brand and reputation mean that we work on high profile projects, using our experience to create innovative solutions to our clients’ commercial problems.

Within the Private Sector we work with many blue chip companies, including a number of FTSE 100 Clients and many regional based Clients, delivering improvements in their Supply Chain capability and how it aligns to the wider business, which is integral to their overall profitability.

Within the Public Sector we work with clients across Government, Defence, Police, NHS and Higher Education. We help them to meet challenging Government targets to deliver frontline services more effectively.


The Role:


A Senior Manager will be responsible for leading consulting work as part of a team, both alongside colleagues and clients, on complex commercial or transformational engagements.

The key services are outlined below:


Digital Supply Chain

o Assessing, designing or implementing solutions which digitise the supply chain e.g.
o Omnichannel solutions in Retail, Consumer Goods or Telco
o Control Towers e.g. for Supply Planning, 4PL, Supply Chain Visibility
o SC Visibility solutions across the extended enterprise e.g. into customers and suppliers.


Supply Chain Analytics

o Providing analytical services, including spend analysis, maturity assessments, opportunity assessments and should cost modelling
o Supporting the quantification of potential savings and ongoing benefits tracking and realisation.
o Providing insight on the supply chain technology market across the value chain (plan, buy, make, sell, deliver)


Supply Chain Transformation

o Assessment of a client’s existing capabilities in the supply chain against leading practice
o Identifying improvement areas across people, process and technology
o Developing Supply Chain Strategy and business alignment
o Defining new operating models that enhance supply chain value creation and return on investment
o Designing improvements in Procurement capability including through the introduction of leading practice processes, organisation redesign, technology and cultural change
o Helping clients to develop a digital strategy for Supply Chain that leverages cloud based tools, advanced analytics, robotics process automation and AI solutions to optimise planning or execution of core supply chain processes (e.g. demand planning, supply planning, logistics management)
o Building a technology roadmap that drives speed to value for our clients
o Supporting the sourcing and evaluation of digital solutions to meet business requirements

As well as leading teams to deliver these solutions, Senior Managers are also expected to lead practice development by developing and bringing to fruition new solutions, be actively engaged in driving new business development activity, provide a broad contribution to development of the overall team and input ideas to the management team.


The Person:


We are seeking an experienced Sr. Supply Chain Manager with a proven delivery record and senior leadership experience to lead complex commercial or transformational engagements for KPMG clients


Role responsibilities includes:

o Primary focus on leading and delivering large, complex and transformational client facing programmes
o Forming and leading cross-functional project teams to deliver exceptional client outcomes on time, within budget and tailored to client requirements and expectations
o Establish and maintain relationships with clients with prospect to identify future opportunities
o Support clients on how new supply chain trends can impact their business (e.g. digital), and how they can adopt new technologies and ways of working to improve their operations and teams
o Partnering across KPMG to identify and deliver connected consulting opportunities
o Ownership and development of key strategical supply chain propositions
o Performance management, development and mentoring UK supply chain team
o Ownership and development of key supply chain services propositions


Essential experience:

The following experience is essential for succeeding in role:
o Prior consulting experience within supply chain / operations consulting
o Digital supply chain expertise
o Advanced supply chain analytics knowledge
o Expert understanding of supply chain processes – including: demand planning, supply planning, logistics management, Sales & Operational Planning (S&OP) or Integrated Business Planning (IBP)
o Experience leading multiple, large, complex supply chain transformation programmes
o Experience communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems to a range of audience types including c-suite stakeholders
o Knowledge of financial business cases for change and rolling out cost restructuring initiatives
o Experience of change management in complex multi-business unit / multi-geography environments
o Experience of managing project plans, internal processes and budgets


Additional experience:

The following experience would be of additional value:
o Blue Chip, FTSE 100, Fortune 500 company or central Government experience
o Experience in using data visualization and data analytics tools to support decision making;
o Familiarity with agile principles and project management methodology e.g. Scrum
o Extensive knowledge of the current supply chain technology market


Key Skills:

o Project management and high quality delivery.
o Leadership and relationship building.
o Drive and resilience
o Strong people management skills, with an ability to coach and develop others.
o Stakeholder management and political navigation
o Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
o Ability to rapidly identify issues and propose solutions, supported by data and analysis.
o Facilitation and conflict resolution
o Extensive sales experience
o Excellent commercial acumen and business context.
o Flexibility
o Broad consulting skills, including planning and delivering workshops, structured interviewing, data gathering, process mapping and analysis.

In addition:
o Security clearance BPSS / SC are a plus
o Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent. Postgraduate or professional qualification (e.g. MBA/CIPS/CILT) is advantageous.


Location:

Depending on Client location you will be required to travel and work away from home for periods of time and will need to be willing to demonstrate flexibility.

The role will be based in Canary Wharf, London.


Assistant Manager – Credit Risk

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role


Responsibilities:


Advising clients on the impact of changing requirements in provision accounting standards (IFRS9) and
Basel credit risk capital requirements (IRB). This will model review and validation activities such as:


- Technical model development documentation review;
- Technical model validation documentation review;
- Assessment of model performance;
- Replication testing; and
- Reviewing models’ against IRB regulatory requirements.The individual will also be expected to perform technical analysis for workstreams within both IRB, IFRS9 and credit risk modelling engagements.



The individual will also be required to apply their skills to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.


The Person

Knowledge & Experience:
Proven experience working in a credit risk modelling role within a financial or professional services firm.
Practical experience in credit risk modelling techniques
Knowledge and practical experience in accounting and risk requirements as related to IRB, IFRS9, and other regulatory credit risk models
Detailed working knowledge and experience of all aspects of model development and validation including the following:

1) Data extraction and pre-processing
2) Modular model development
3) User acceptance testing
4) Model performance assessments
Relevant Sectoral experience – developing Retail/ Wholesale banking PD/EAD/LGD models
Knowledge and experience of credit risk processes, governance and documentation

Qualifications & Skills:

Ability to communicate risk/finance requirements of IRB and/or IFRS9 to the reciprocal function, i.e. risk to finance and finance to risk.

Ability to understand and execute programming code including SAS, R, Python
Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of banking risk engagements.

Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required

Penetration Tester - Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
Do you want to “hack the gibson?” Do you enjoy playing a “nice game of chess”? If we said “hack the planet” would you be able to tell us the film? At KPMG we are looking for a Senior Manager who lives and breathes hacking and information security. You will have earned your stripes doing CHECK work in data centres and be ready to, or already skilled in leading teams of talented testers.
In return we will provide some of the UK’s most unique government and commercial engagements for you to cut your teeth on and a friendly, passionate team to develop and grow.
The KPMG’s Cyber Defence (CDS) Team conducts client facing technical assurance and penetration testing and has a long and successful history in KPMG. Our clients are diverse, and we cover many sectors with specialisms in Financial Services, High-end Defence Assurance and Telecommunications. We work closely with the NCSC developing new schemes such as Cross Domain Solutions Testing (https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/ncsc-cross-domain-industry-pilot-stage-2) and are members of all current NCSC and CREST testing schemes - as a result we conduct interesting and challenging work that isn’t on offer elsewhere.
Our team is made up of skilled individuals at different stages in their careers, centred around three locations in Leeds, Bristol and London, therefore we can offer flexibility in base location, as well as embracing remote working and team management.
Responsibilities
As this is a senior role, we want your business brain as well as your technical hacking skills. You will have ideas of how to drive the business forward and be skilled in the commercial aspects of security testing, above all you will know what clients are looking for when they buy security testing and how to deliver it.
Aspects of the role include:
• Management and delivery of penetration testing services to clients to include the following:
o Scoping
o Financial and risk management
o Delivery of testing and the oversight of testers
o Review of deliverables (QA)
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge.
• Performance management of junior staff.
• Continuous development of self and team, including managing client feedback.
• Monitoring quality of service and products to clients and carrying out improvement or development as necessary.
• Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentations and debriefs.
• Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
• Developing an understanding of KPMG’s broader offerings to enable identification of business opportunities
Experience and Background

Required:
• Passion for Hacking!
• Clear and demonstrable understanding of red-teaming/penetration testing, including NCSC and CREST accredited schemes such as xBEST, STAR/STAR-FS, CHECK.
• Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering testing engagements on time and to budget.
• Proven experience working within the UK cyber security industry
• Demonstrable understanding and practical application of information security principles
• Strong technical background in computing, networks, and programming.
• Proven experience of producing high quality deliverables working alone and as part of a team.
• Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
• Experience leading, coaching and mentoring highly technical teams
• A genuine interest and desire to work with large multi-national clients in the information security field.
Advantageous:
• Knowledge of NCSC CTAS and CPA Assurance Schemes
• Knowledge of working in secure environments (List X facilities) and accredited labs (ISO17025)
• Research and Development experience
• Threat Intelligence experience
• Standing and positive reputation in the information security community is seen as a plus.
Qualifications and Skills

Qualifications are a good way to demonstrate knowledge but are not the be all and end all, our team is made up of many individuals with diverse backgrounds who all share the “hacker mindset”.
If you have the experience, then we want you to apply. Didn’t do a degree in information security? A-Levels weren’t as good as you hoped. Haven’t attended every SANS course going, we don’t mind!
For this role we only have two formal requirements.
• CREST CCSAS qualification or be working towards CCSAS and ready to sit soon.
• UK Government Security Clearance – the ability to apply for and hold SC is required, DV is advantageous.
Above all, KPMG is looking for someone who is passionate about helping our clients (including the UK Government) with their cyber security challenges. In return, we are committed to helping you enjoy the role and develop your skills and career within the KPMG network.

IT Internal Audit Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

Within the FS Technology Risk team, our work involves providing advisory, assurance and IT Internal Audit services to clients on their IT systems and processes. Our focus is on IT risk management, IT controls testing, IT project assurance, GRC, Emerging Tech and the Technology and Data aspects of regulation. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, large scale consulting projects and as part of internal audit engagements.

The Role

Responsibilities:

• Managing delivery of IT Internal Audit services in the Financial Services Sector.
• Taking responsibility for the overall output from client engagements including scoping, financial management, risk management, managing delivery risk, production, quality and review of deliverables.
• Building and maintaining excellent relationships across a range of clients and prospects including senior leadership.
• Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities and supporting the team with sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentations.
• Participating in service line development, reporting to the service line leader on progress of development, sales and delivery.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, in particular in the wider IT Advisory practice.
• Coaching, mentoring and developing team members, both on and off engagements (e.g. setting goals and appraising performance), and contributing to practice management (e.g. training and knowledge sharing).

The Person

Experience and Background :

• Proven experience of successfully delivering IT internal audits to, or within, medium to large multi-national clients with complex IT environments and applications.
• Experience in identifying and assessing complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly.
• Strong project management skills including being able to manage multiple assignments simultaneously, to manage teams effectively, and to deliver projects on time and to budget.
• Able to add value to assignments through an analytical approach to work, and adept at challenging existing processes to identify and implement smarter ways of working.
• Able to develop excellent client and internal relationships at all levels of seniority.
• Proficient at creating and delivering captivating presentations to audiences comprising groups of clients, prospects and/or internal staff.
• Excellent team player as well as able to deliver engagements independently
• Experience of auditing application controls for a range of business processes within a Financial Services environment, cyber audits, infrastructure testing, data management and experience in auditing emerging technologies such as AI & Machine Learning, cloud.
• Professional services experience (big 4 or similar FS IT Internal Audit industry experience).
Degree qualification.
• CISA or equivalent auditing qualification preferred

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