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IT Risk and Controls Manager - Connected Technology

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Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Risk and Controls Assistant Manager - Financial Services

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Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Risk and Controls Assistant Manager - Connected Technology

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Service Line: RC Technology

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Senior Manager - Transformation Services, Wealth & Asset Management

Location: London

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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IT Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Third Party Risk Manager - Technology Risk - Financial Services

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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IT Risk and Controls Manager - Connected Technology

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk and RDT Consulting group proactively helps transform clients to increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.
Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from automation, data and digital technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk and RDT Consulting group proactively helps transform clients to increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.
Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from automation, data and digital technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Team

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. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
The Team:
Technology Risk Consulting is a rapidly growing department. Our services are of both an assurance and advisory nature and include IT Security and Risk Management, IT Internal Audit, 3rd Party risk, ERP Controls and Risk and Controls Transformation.
Within the Technology Risk Consulting team, a large amount of our work involves providing assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes, IT risks, IT general controls and IT projects.

The Role

• Help our clients navigate through complex risk and control requirements in highly regulated environments (particularly Sarbanes-Oxley)
• Provide advice on risk management, IT transformation and IT audit for our clients
• Supporting managers to deliver large, complex engagements
• Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity

The Person

• External and internal audit in the context of IT. Track record of ability to assess complex business and IT processes and identify risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and providing advice to clients.
• Supporting managers to deliver a portfolio of complex IT and business control engagements for clients including planning, overseeing delivery, reporting and escalation of issues as necessary.
• Leading teams of analysts and coaching junior colleagues in the context of IT Risk & Controls.
• Expertise in IT General Controls and understanding of industry frameworks like COBIT, NIST
• Understanding of one or more business processes such as finance, procurement, customer and supply chain
• Understanding of security control principles like Segregation of Duties and Sensitive Access.
• Recognising the importance of continuous self and team development.
• Building and managing strong client relationships across a range of clients.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues across KPMG in the wider Advisory areas.
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. innovation, training, knowledge management.
• A good understanding of SAP, Oracle, data analytics and/or GRC technology platforms (desirable).

IT Risk and Controls Assistant Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls. The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age.
We are expanding our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls due to the ever-increasing challenges that clients are faced with. The focus of the team is on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third-party risk management.
We deliver our work through consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, supporting teams across the 1st, 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.

KPMG are growing their FS Emerging Technology Risk team to meet an ever-increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience. We are looking for an individual that has a passion for technology and has experience of working in or assessing cloud environments to help be part of a dynamic and growing team.

Job Description: 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. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Role

• Builds and develops positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG
• Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
• Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas which benefit the client
• Deliver technology risk consulting projects in Financial Services leading teams and working independently providing client-side advice
• Deliver technology risk control testing and transformation projects, providing support on advice to first and second lines of defence on operating models, frameworks, taxonomy, risk and control services
• Deliver client services on IT control testing, cloud technology and other technology risk related projects.
• Take responsibility for client liaison and relationship
• Take responsibility for delivering projects and engagements.
• Quality assure testing undertaken offshore or by junior members of staff
• Identify revenue-generating opportunities and support business development activities such as proposal writing, pitch presentations
• Develop relationships with FS clients (CIO, Head of Technology Risk, CRO, Head of Information Security, COO)

The Person

• A collaborative team player who can bring others with them.
• A self-starter with a can does attitude.
• Someone who is looking for an exciting and dynamic challenge, with an appetite and ambition to progress.
• Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
• Seeks to understand other motivations
• Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
• Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
• Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns

Qualifications and Skills
• Proven experience of successfully delivering large IT risk and control projects or audit engagements either within a Big 4 firm or a large Financial Services Institution
• Recognised accounting / auditing (eg CISA) / risk qualification
• Experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment.
• Knowledge and experience of the cloud would be ideal, but not essential.
• Degree/masters qualification in IT

Experience and Background
• Experience of managing IT Risk and Control projects or audits in the FS sector with experience of working in teams
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority
• Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
• Strong understanding of FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks
• A good understanding of technology platforms
• Good knowledge of different operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies from an IT risk and controls perspective
• Ability to play an active role in the business development process
• Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• Demonstrate professional scepticism - proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit
• An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology
• Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure

IT Risk and Controls Assistant Manager - Connected Technology

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk and RDT Consulting group proactively helps transform clients to increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.
Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from automation, data and digital technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

The Team

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. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Technology Risk Consulting is a rapidly growing department. Our services are of both an assurance and advisory nature and include IT Security and Risk Management, IT Internal Audit, 3rd Party risk, ERP Controls and Risk and Controls Transformation.
Within the Technology Risk Consulting team, a large amount of our work involves providing assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes, IT risks, IT general controls and IT projects.

The Role

• Help our clients navigate through complex risk and control requirements in highly regulated environments (particularly Sarbanes-Oxley)
• Provide advice on risk management, IT transformation and IT audit for our clients
• Supporting managers to deliver large, complex engagements
• Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity

The Person

• External and internal audit in the context of IT. Track record of ability to assess complex business and IT processes and identify risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and providing advice to clients.
• Supporting managers to deliver a portfolio of complex IT and business control engagements for clients including planning, overseeing delivery, reporting and escalation of issues as necessary.
• Leading teams of analysts and coaching junior colleagues in the context of IT Risk & Controls.
• Expertise in IT General Controls and understanding of industry frameworks like COBIT, NIST
• Understanding of one or more business processes such as finance, procurement, customer and supply chain
• Understanding of security control principles like Segregation of Duties and Sensitive Access.
• Recognising the importance of continuous self and team development.
• Building and managing strong client relationships across a range of clients.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues across KPMG in the wider Advisory areas.
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. innovation, training, knowledge management.
• A good understanding of SAP, Oracle, data analytics and/or GRC technology platforms (desirable).

Senior Manager - Transformation Services, Wealth & Asset Management

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Growth Story

In response to the continued evolution in the Asset Management industry – M&A activity to build new capabilities, acceleration of technology and digital transformation, spotlight on ESG and complexity of the regulatory landscape, the KPMG Global Board has approved investment in the Asset Management sector to grow substantially over the next 3 to 4 years. Of this, the Consulting business is expected to see the most significant growth, given the demand we are seeing in the industry, and the UK practice is investing to further expand its existing capabilities.
The Asset Management industry is facing high levels of change and our clients are embarking on enterprise transformation initiatives to meet regulatory pressures, optimise costs, increase client centricity, revolutionise client experience and capture more assets and market share. With managers at varying stages of their transformation journey our clients are looking for trusted advisers, experienced delivery partners and innovative thinkers to support and work with them.

The Team

KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
We are keen to recruit talented people with sector and technical expertise, who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships.
The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to contribute to the growth of the practice, develop new skillsets and progress your career.
We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.
Take a look at our website with the link below to see “What Makes Us Different”
http://www.kpmg.com/UK/en/about/WhatMakesUsDifferent/Diversity/Pages/default.aspx


The Role

You will be a Senior Manager within our Transformation Services service Line and aligned to our Private Assets Practice (part of WAM Consulting) and will be helping both grow our business and ensure our teams deliver high quality advice to clients. You should expect to be involved in a wide range of challenging client engagements across the Private Assets and Alternatives space working on projects related to Real Estate, Infrastructure, Private Equity and Private Debt. As a Senior Manager you will be expected to lead the delivery of client projects, manage engagements and be the day to day KPMG contact for client and KPMG teams. It is also expected that you will lead and manage junior resources and KPMG teams as part of project delivery.
As a Senior Manager you will also be expected to support the lead Partner with business development activities such as proposals, pitches and development of the WAM Private Assets proposition. As a Senior Manager you will be expected to lead on proposals and RFP responses with the support of other members of the team.
In addition to supporting the build out of the client proposition for Private Assets, you will also be expected to support the development of the practice in a broader sense, such as through the development and nurturing of junior talent, training, internal communications and contribution to the positive culture and supportive working environment.
If you are able to help our clients seize the opportunities that exist in the Wealth & Asset Management Sector and are keen to contribute to an exciting, supportive and positive team with fantastic internal sponsorship and visibility, then this could be a perfect role for you!

Responsibilities
The successful candidate is expected to have the following responsibilities:
Engagement delivery:
• Understanding the industry context, their business challenges, the opportunities and the threats our clients face
• Helping clients navigate the increasingly complex technology and data landscape including vendors in the market
• Supporting with the definition of new operating models for both new entrants and existing private assets businesses
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge, as well as managing the performance and development of other team members
• Building and managing multiple client relationships and often managing concurrent engagements and business development activity
• Project managing engagements to deliver high quality work in a timely manner to include scoping / financial management (budgeting) / engagement and risk management / production and review of deliverables.
Business Development:
• Fee generation through actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and client presentations.
Practice Development:
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.
• Contributing to the development of our thought-leadership content and associated Marketing Campaigns
Engagement & Risk management:
• Identifying and managing delivery and financial risks across projects, engagement assurance and commercial risk management and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively

We expect that you will have:
• Significant professional experience in either consulting or asset management
• Strong experience in Real Estate, Infra or PE or Private Debt – either from within a fund manager, a fund administrator or another management consultancy
• Good understanding of the operational and technological challenges associated with Private Assets businesses
• A track record within the Wealth & Asset Management industry with a sound understanding of the industry trends, key themes and challenges
• Proven expertise in Project Management and delivery of projects on time, within scope and of high quality
• Proven ability to analyse problems, identify core issues and recommend appropriate solutions
• Proven ability to lead work at sustained levels of high intensity and inspire drive and confidence in others.
• Proven ability in taking appropriate action after monitoring/reviewing the progress and performance of others
• Excellent communication skills (both written and oral), negotiation and project management skills
• An ability to develop and manage excellent relationships both internally and with clients at a senior level
• A genuine interest and desire to work in the Private Assets sector and a strong desire to develop knowledge and skill sets
• An ability to contribute to a positive, inclusive and supportive working environment which respects and recognises all members of the team
Qualifications
• Industry qualifications preferred (e.g. CFA, IMC, CAIA)
Location
The base location is London although flexible and agile working is supported and encouraged. Travel within the UK is however an essential part of the role due to the nature of the projects.







IT Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team

Within the FS IT Audit team, our work involves providing consultancy, assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes. Our focus is on IT risk management, IT controls testing, IT project assurance, and the technology and data aspects of regulation. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, large scale consulting projects and as part of external and internal audit engagements.

The Role

• Work with Partners and Directors in delivering technology risk services with an emphasis on Internal Audit services to the Insurance sector.
• Take responsibility for a large portfolio of audit clients (Internal audit) and deliver IT audit services to this portfolio to time, budget and quality.
• Taking responsibility for the overall output from client engagements including scoping, financial management, managing delivery risk, production, quality and review of deliverables.
• The role holder will also need to generate new work for the team through actively leading sales and proposal activity within the insurance market with the leadership team and insurance markets group.
• Building and maintaining excellent relationships across a range of clients and prospects.
• 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

• Extensive ITGC experience within Financial Services
• Proven experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment and managing a large IT External Audit portfolio.
• Able to identify and assess 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.
• Able to motivate and lead teams of up to 5 people and also work on own initiative.
• Experience in business analysis and understanding of core business processes within a financial services environment.
• Experience of auditing application controls for a range of business processes within a financial services environment.
• UK Financial Services experience is essential
• Must have the right to work in the UK

Third Party Risk Manager - Technology Risk - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

The Financial Services Technology Risk Consulting team is focused on providing consultancy, advice and assurance on our clients' technology risks and controls. The market is evolving at pace and innovating, whilst embracing the digital age. We are building out our team to advise clients on emerging and legacy technology risks and controls. We are focused on project and programme risk, operational and technology resilience, technology risk and control, impact of regulatory change on data and technology and third party risk management. All underpinned by analytics. We deliver our work through consulting projects, focused on risk and control assurance, as well as projects with 2nd and 3rd lines of defence.

Role & Responsibilities

• Building global relationships and actively seeking out the global networks best experts to address client needs
• Communicating compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
• Building constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures
• Work with Partners and Directors in delivering risk services to the Financial Services sector with particular focus on Third Party Risk Management
• Oversight of delivery of Third Party Risk Management consulting projects - including reviews of maturity, process, governance and operating model. Advice on automation and tooling, consulting advice on regulatory requirements and expectations on Third Party Risk Management. Oversee and deliver end to end supplier assurance projects and Third Party Risk Management transformation projects
• Assume ownership of key client relationships, identify revenue-generating opportunities and get involved in business development activities.
• Build and develop relationships with key market contacts
• Develop industry and technical expertise and be positioned as an Third Party Risk Management SME for the Financial Services sector
• Identify, anticipate and recommend the need for and make changes to third party risk management methodologies and related services in response to changing risk profiles and regulatory expectations
• Build relationships with other departments to further develop and mature KPMG's Third Party Risk Management offering
• Understand the Financial Services industry - key performance drivers, emerging technical and industry developments

Skills & Experience

• Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering risk and controls assessments.
• Proven experience of implementing Third Party Risk Management frameworks in large Financial Services organisations
• Thorough understanding of Third Party Risk Management and experience of developing Third Party Risk Management programs for Financial Services organisations
• Extensive knowledge and insight of regulatory requirements and expectations on Third Party Risk Management and wider risks
• Extensive knowledge of related regulations
• Experience of building Third Party Risk Management programs in the Financial Services sector from the ground-up
• Experience of the end to end procurement lifecycle
• Extensive experience of working with UK regulators to provide knowledge and insights on regulatory thinking on third party risk management
• Experience of reviewing Third Party Risk Management for banks and/or insurers and providing gap assessments and remediation plans
• Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority, including CIO, CFO and CISO
• Experience in identifying and assessing IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
• Strong understanding of Financial Services sector
• A good understanding of technology platforms
• Strong leadership skills both on engagements and in an office environment
• Experience in playting an active role in the business development process
• Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances
• Proven experience of embracing and adapting to new technology
• Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients
• Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure

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