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Manager - Audit Regulatory Affairs

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Senior Manager - Audit Regulatory Affairs

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Service Line: Audit

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Audit - Assistant Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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IT Sourcing Manager - Corporate customers

Location: London

Service Line: MC Technology

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Manager – Corporate Treasury Services

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Senior Manager – Corporate Treasury Services

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Manager - Audit Regulatory Affairs

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Role and Responsibilities

This is a pivotal role in the Firm’s Audit Risk Management team, supporting a team of senior managers and the Head of Audit Risk Operations in driving a step change in the efficiency and effectiveness of the core operational activities, whilst also supporting engagement teams with risk consultation queries across a range of topics and issues.
The role will support the wider Audit Risk Management team in consultations and queries from engagement teams and a wide range of project initiatives whilst certain responsibilities will be specific to each of the three areas noted above.

Consultations & queries

You will be part of the Audit Risk Operations team, managing risk consultations and approvals for audit engagement team in line with the Firm’s policies and procedures.

Projects and change initiatives

— Provide support to a wide range of projects and change initiatives within and outside of Audit Risk, ranging from process improvement within Audit Risk to supporting Firm-wide change programmes.

Consultations and queries

— Handle approvals for and consultations with teams in the Audit Capability, applying judgment and making decisions within a framework for approval and escalation

Coaching & mentoring

— Provide coaching and mentoring support for junior members of the Audit Risk Management team.

Regulatory affairs

— Provide support to the Head of Audit Regulatory Affairs and Senior Manager in Audit Regulatory Affairs in managing requests from the regulator and co-ordinating responses internally
— Monitor the register of regulatory commitments to facilitate ownership and accountability of actions across the business
— Support the preparation of monthly updates for key governance bodies.Support the co-ordination of briefings for senior partners’ attendance at regular FRC meetings

Managing the work of up to two Assistant Managers and four administrators across various work-streams and reporting via the Audit Risk leadership team to the Chief Risk Officer for Audit, the role will include interactions with senior leadership in the Office of General Council (“OGC”), Audit and Risk, and engagement teams.
This is a role with impact across the Audit Capability Group and OGC, with accountability for significant projects within audit risk management. It may include preparation of reports and risk registers for senior leadership

Experience and Background

Essential
— Awareness of the different types of service delivered out of audit firms and the key differences between financial statement audit and key non-audit services
— Experience of managing audit or assurance engagements
— Decision making around engagement acceptance at manager level or above in an audit practice in audit or other professional services engagements
— Understanding and documenting policies, processes and controls, identifying weaknesses and making and implementing recommendations
— Identifying and reporting on trends in data
— Project management of multiple workstreams alongside unpredictable consultation workload
— Able to get to grips with technical content including law, regulation, assurance standards, contracts and policy and recommend how to apply to practical scenarios
— Confident in exploring opportunities with engagement leaders
— Awareness of the nature and effect of key clauses in professional services contracts
Desirable
— Experience of delivering a range of services at manager level or above within an audit practice, for example non-financial assurance, grant reporting and agreed-upon procedures
— Experience of drafting and agreeing scope of work, liability and release of report sections in professional services contracts and hold harmless agreements
— Experience of performing risk assessments, scoring risks and preparing risk registers

Qualification and Skills

— Recognised accountancy qualification
— Leadership
— Team working
— Project management
— Written and spoken communication
— Negotiation

Senior Manager - Audit Regulatory Affairs

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Role and Responsibilities

Regulatory affairs

As the Firm moves towards operational separation and the FRC establishes their continuous supervision processes, we need a Senior Manager that can work with a wide range of senior internal and external stakeholders to ensure communications are accurate and timely.

Consultations & queries

You will be part of the Audit Risk Management team, managing risk consultations and approvals for audit engagement team in line with the Firm’s policies and procedures. The role includes leading the Audit Risk Management input into contracting in the Audit Capability Group.

Regulatory affairs

— Manage requests from the regulator and co-ordinate responses internally.
— Oversee the register of regulatory commitments and hold action owners to account across the business, whilst maintaining a robust stakeholder management process.
— Prepare monthly updates for key governance bodies, including the Audit Executive and the Risk Executive.
— Co-ordinate briefings for senior partners’ attendance at regular Financial Reporting Council meetings (e.g. Chairman, Chair of Audit Quality and Head of Audit).

Consultations & queries

— Handle approvals for and consultations with teams in the Audit Capability, applying judgment and making decisions within a framework for approval and escalation. Approvals may be across a range of areas including engagement acceptance and continuance (both audit and non-audit), accreditation, training requirements, acceptance of non-standard contract terms among others. Consultations may include acceptability of and scope of work for non-audit engagements

You will manage the work of up to two Managers and four Administrators across various work-streams and report
via the Audit Risk leadership team to the Chief Risk Officer for Audit. The role will include interactions with senior leadership in the Office of General Council (“OGC”), Audit and Risk, and engagement teams

This is a role with impact across the Audit Capability Group and OGC, with accountability for significant projects within audit risk management. It may include preparation of reports and risk registers for senior leadership

Experience and Background

Essential
— Awareness of the different types of service delivered out of the Audit Capability Group and the key differences between financial statement audit and key non-audit services
— Experiencing delivering either financial statement audit or non-audit reporting engagements
— Decision making around engagement acceptance at manager level or above in an audit or professional services practice
— Understanding and documenting policies, processes and controls, identifying weaknesses and making and implementing recommendations
— Identifying and reporting on trends in data
— Project management of multiple workstreams alongside unpredictable consultation workload
— Able to get to grips with technical content including law, regulation, assurance standards, contracts and policy and recommend how to apply to practical scenarios
— Confident in exploring opportunities with engagement leaders
— Awareness of the nature and effect of key clauses in professional services contracts
Desirable
— Experience of delivering a range of services at manager level or above within an audit practice, for example non-financial assurance, grant reporting and agreed-upon procedures
— Experience of drafting and agreeing scope of work, liability and release of report sections in professional services contracts and hold harmless agreements
— Experience of performing risk assessments, scoring risks and preparing risk registers

Qualifications and Skills

— Recognised accountancy qualification
— Leadership
— Team working
— Project management
— Written and spoken communication
— Negotiation

Audit - Assistant Manager, Regulatory Affairs

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


We are recruiting three Assistant Managers to join the Audit Risk Management team. The role will involve exposure to a wide range of areas within Audit Risk, ranging from core risk operations (including Accreditation Programme), Regulatory Affairs and other ad hoc projects.

Assistant Managers will support core activities across Risk Operations (including Accreditation) and Regulatory Affairs. They will also be involved in ad hoc project across Audit Risk as appropriate.
Example activities include the following:
— Support engagement teams with risk or process queries (e.g. training and accreditation-related queries)
— Identify opportunities for process improvement across a range of processes
— Design, implement, operate, test and report on controls within core processes, such as accreditation
— Manage data improvement and management projects across different aspects of Audit Risk
— Produce MI to measure operational efficiency and effectiveness on a periodic basis

3.1. Leadership & Management:
You will manage the work of up to [2] administrators across various work-streams

3.2. Stakeholder Interaction & challenges:
You will report via the Head of Accreditation, Head of Audit Regulatory Co-ordination and Head of Operations, Audit Risk Management to the Chief Risk Officer for Audit.

3.3. Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance:
Ensuring that audit and non-audit engagements are delivered only by teams with appropriate training and experience is a cornerstone of the firm’s audit quality framework. Identifying areas where specialist accreditation can improve quality and designing and implementing the related processes is an area of growing important to the firm’s audit leadership.

This is a role with impact across the Audit Capability Group. It may include preparation of reports and management information for senior leadership.

4.1. Experience
Essential
— Awareness of the different types of service delivered out of audit firms and the key differences between financial statement audit and key non-audit services
— Understanding and documenting policies, processes and controls, identifying weaknesses and making and implementing recommendations
— Identifying and reporting on trends in data
— Project management of multiple workstreams alongside unpredictable consultation workload
— Ability to understand complex requirements quickly and manipulate large amounts of data effectively
— Confident in discussing issues with engagement managers
Desirable
— Familiarity with SuccessFactors, MSD and QSC
4.2. Expertise / Technical role requirements
— Recognised accountancy qualification
— Microsoft excel, either at advanced level or competent and willing to take training to achieve advanced level

4.3. Skills:
— Leadership
— Able to both work in a team but also remain motivated and energetic when working alone on projects
— Written and spoken communication

IT Sourcing Manager - Corporate customers

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to our clients’ sourcing challengesYou will join a great team and take a proactive role in delivering engagements to senior staff within our clients. You will have the opportunity to provide advice across the Technology sourcing and IT transformation lifecycle from sourcing strategy, operating model development, procurement and transition, in to post deal services and contract value assurance.

Typical client delivery work will include the following activities:
- Leading the development of proposed operating models, sourcing strategies, roadmaps, implementation plans and robust business cases for the functional areas of IT and transformational change programmes
- Assisting clients through the supplier selection process through to procurement and contract signature.
- Leading the development of planned service scope, service levels and establishing the contract and service delivery governance framework for future state operations.
- Supporting the client through the service transition and IT operating model transformation process. Taking on key roles overseeing and managing transformation and transition activities.
- Leading post-contract governance activities including the design of the retained organisation and transition to new ways of working.
- Conducting value assurance reviews of existing service agreements
The Person
- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.This role is based within our Corporates sector however, sector experience is less relevant and we are specifically interested in meeting you if you have the IT sourcing skill-set and capabilities (across the sourcing life-cycle) and with the following backgrounds:
- Industry: sourcing or procurement experience, working in a FTSE 250 organisation.
- Service provider: experience in a service provider environment, typical roles might include Service Delivery Manager, Transition Manager, Solution Manager.
- Consultancy: experience in IT/Sourcing/Service Management.
Essential
- A demonstrable knowledge of the content of outsourcing contracts, best practice in this area and the process for negotiating a sourcing contract.
- A demonstrable knowledge of how technology sourcing and operating models need to adapt as a result of the impact of recent technology changes such as, but not restricted to, Cloud, Agile or Automation
- Experience of system selection, primarily ERP or finance systems.
- Good foundation and understanding of the IT Function of a large organisation.
Desirable
- Sound knowledge of one or more of the following services is desirable:
- Infrastructure cloud wrapper
- Hybrid technology / IT skills
- Digital workplace
- Networks and NGN
- DevOps AM
- Operating model and process design

Manager – Corporate Treasury Services

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


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The Team

Our Corporate Treasury Services team is focused on serving the world's leading Corporate Treasuries with their most complex business challenges, and is currently experiencing an exceptional rate of growth. The team offer deep treasury expertise in financial products and markets, risk management, systems, governance, valuation and accounting, and work closely with other high impact functions within KPMG such as Audit, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting to provide a wide range of treasury advisory and audit services, including:

- Undertaking reviews and implementations of Treasury strategies, policies, target operating models, cash management processes, and technology and systems
- Risk management assessments including foreign exchange, interest rate, credit and commodities
- Providing specialist support to external audit teams, including derivative valuations, hedge accounting, and financial instrument classifications
- Internal audits on treasury functions ranging from FTSE100 to Housing Associations and Charities, including benchmarking
- Technical support on accounting and regulatory change projects such as IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, new UK GAAP, EMIR and Basel III


Role and Responsibilities

- Assist with delivering Treasury advisory and audit projects ranging from strategy reviews, target operating models, and audit support, including providing input to larger, multi-disciplinary teams
- Assist senior management in providing clients with advice on technical treasury and accounting issues
- Assist in the preparation of presentations, thought leadership collateral and marketing material
- Support the business development of KPMG’s IFRS 9 client proposition/offering, and assisting in the responses to IFRS 9 client proposals, with a primary focus on Corporates

There will also be opportunities to be involved in other accounting areas, as well as regulatory areas, e.g. EMIR, Basel.


Qualifications and Skills

- Must possess professional qualification - ACA, ACCA or CPA. Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year may also be considered
- Sound technical knowledge of IAS 39 and IFRS 9 standards, and their practical application
- Strong analytical skills and ability to complete client deliverables/solutions
- Very good project management skills, demonstrated by a record of project delivery
- Excellent communication skills, including delivering presentations and communicating well with clients in writing and verbally, as well as advising and building relationships with senior client personnel
- Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to the team and help it grow


Experience and Background

- Prior work experience in a Corporate Treasury function with good technical knowledge of financial instruments, risk management, treasury strategies, systems, governance and controls
- Strong knowledge of accounting for financial instruments under IFRS, UK GAAP or US GAAP
- Experience with evaluating technical issues, analysing facts, consulting and delivering solutions to clients
- Understanding of accounting developments and key current issues facing clients
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mindset, as well as drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
- Proven track record in working with teams to bring high quality deliverables to a range of stakeholders

Senior Manager – Corporate Treasury Services

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

Our Corporate Treasury Services team is focused on serving the world's leading Corporate Treasuries with their most complex business challenges, and is currently experiencing an exceptional rate of growth. The team offer deep treasury expertise in financial products and markets, risk management, systems, governance, valuation and accounting, and work closely with other high impact functions within KPMG such as Audit, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting to provide a wide range of treasury advisory and audit services, including:

- Undertaking reviews and implementations of Treasury strategies, policies, target operating models, cash management processes, and technology and systems
- Risk management assessments including foreign exchange, interest rate, credit and commodities
- Providing specialist support to external audit teams, including derivative valuations, hedge accounting, and financial instrument classifications
- Internal audits on treasury functions ranging from FTSE100 to Housing Associations and Charities, including benchmarking
- Technical support on accounting and regulatory change projects such as IFRS 9 Financial Instruments, new UK GAAP, EMIR and Basel III


Role and Responsibilities

- Assist with delivering Treasury advisory and audit projects ranging from strategy reviews, target operating models, and audit support, including providing input to larger, multi-disciplinary teams
- Assist senior management in providing clients with advice on technical treasury and accounting issues
- Assist in the preparation of presentations, thought leadership collateral and marketing material
- Support the business development of KPMG’s IFRS 9 client proposition/offering, and assisting in the responses to IFRS 9 client proposals, with a primary focus on Corporates

There will also be opportunities to be involved in other accounting areas, as well as regulatory areas, e.g. EMIR, Basel.


Qualifications and Skills

- Must possess professional qualification - ACA, ACCA or CPA. Individuals on track to be exam and time qualified this year may also be considered
- Sound technical knowledge of IAS 39 and IFRS 9 standards, and their practical application
- Strong analytical skills and ability to complete client deliverables/solutions
- Very good project management skills, demonstrated by a record of project delivery
- Excellent communication skills, including delivering presentations and communicating well with clients in writing and verbally, as well as advising and building relationships with senior client personnel
- Enthusiasm and energy to contribute to the team and help it grow


Experience and Background

-
Prior work experience in a Corporate Treasury function with good technical knowledge of financial instruments, risk management, treasury strategies, systems, governance and controls
- Strong knowledge of accounting for financial instruments under IFRS, UK GAAP or US GAAP
- Experience with evaluating technical issues, analysing facts, consulting and delivering solutions to clients
- Understanding of accounting developments and key current issues facing clients
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mindset, as well as drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
- Proven track record in working with teams to bring high quality deliverables to a range of stakeholders

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