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Technology Risk Assistant Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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Contract Compliance Junior Consultant, London

Location: London

Service Line: IARCS

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Senior Manager – Corporate Treasury Services

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Internal Communications Business Partner - 12 month Fixed Term Contrac

Location: London

Service Line: Corporate Affairs

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Trading & Wholesale Conduct Risk Senior Manager

Location: London

Service Line: FRM

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Manager - Accounting Advisory Services, ESG Reporting

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Technology Risk Assistant Manager - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant 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

Contract Compliance Junior Consultant, London

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: IARCS

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Contract Compliance Junior Consultant, London

KPMG Overview

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

We are currently looking for a Junior Consultant to work within our client services teams.

The role will include:
• This is a client facing role and you will be expected to meet clients and work collaboratively with them to deliver our services

• Communicating with IT managers and administrators to manage the collection and validation of IT-related information

• This work involves auditing the deployment and usage of software licenses in corporate IT infrastructures and ensuring that the deployment and usage complies with the terms of the software license agreement

• Delivering Software License Compliance projects for a number of major software publishers

• Analysing complex datasets using both Excel and custom KPMG tools

• Researching solutions to overcome technical challenges and contractual ambiguities

• Preparing reports and other client deliverables

Skills, Qualifications and Experience required

The successful candidate will:
• You will need to have strong interpersonal skills and be able to develop relationships and trust. You will be fully trained in the technical aspects of the role and will be managed and coached by experienced managers and team leaders.

• Have previous experience of auditing software licenses for tier one software publishers such as Microsoft, Oracle, IBM or SAP.

• Have knowledge of data centre infrastructure and concepts such as virtualisation and storage

• Demonstrate a strong general understanding of information technology

• Be comfortable with ambiguity and have the confidence to solve problems and to fill gaps in knowledge by questioning,
collaborating with others and researching technical and contractual documentation

• Have a logical approach to planning and performing analysis tasks

• Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and focus on delivering high quality work

• Be able to manage a portfolio of tasks concurrently and demonstrate a proven ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines

• Be a highly motivated team player with strong communication skills

• Have outstanding Microsoft Excel skills including the ability to analyse complex and disparate data sets using a combination of pivot tables and functions.

• Have proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint

• Be comfortable explaining complex concepts to a non-technical audience


Opening date 29/09/2020
Closing date 27/10/2020
Competitive salary plus benefits



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

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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

Internal Communications Business Partner - 12 month Fixed Term Contrac

Location: London

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Corporate Affairs

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG Overview:

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.


Job Description:

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. This role sits within the Internal Communications (IC) team, part of the Corporate Communications department, itself part of the Corporate Affairs function.


Purpose:
This role reports into the job-sharing Joint Heads of Communications. You’ll be working with the Executive Board members responsible for Risk and Audit or Clients and Markets and their leadership teams. As a trusted advisor, you will be responsible for creating, agreeing, planning, executing and measuring all internal communications within an agreed Internal Communication strategy. As a senior manager, you will be part of the senior UK Internal Communications team and have a small team of your own.


Responsibilities:

- Being the Internal Communication business partner to the Executive Board members for Risk and Audit and their leadership teams and building trusted advisor relationships
- Accountable for creating, agreeing, planning, executing and measuring all internal communications within an agreed Internal Communication strategy, aligning it to the Corporate Communication and Corporate Affairs priorities
- Working with colleagues in the broader Internal Communications team to align messages across the firm and contributing to the wider forward-planning process of the team
- Bringing innovative and creative thinking to the table, working with designated leaders to introduce fresh approaches to delivering internal communications
- Working with senior leaders and their teams to help them improve dialogue and face-to-face communication within our client-facing teams
- Coaching and line-managing team members, while also working collaboratively with peers both within and without the Internal Communications team

The Person:

The successful role-holder will be someone who has both the gravitas to deal effectively with senior leaders of KPMG and the ability to deliver creative communications in a fast-moving environment. We’re looking for a senior player who is able to quickly build rapport with demanding stakeholders and can exercise sound judgment in their dealings with them. Resilient and flexible, the role-holder will be comfortable with complexity and operating at the most senior level in an organisation. He or she will also have a track record of managing and coaching less experienced internal communications professionals.


Skills required:

- Proactive ability to combine strategic thinking with a demonstrable track record of developing and delivering communication programs in a fast-moving environment
- Credible in stakeholder management, relationship-building and the ability to manage senior stakeholders as clients, without losing sight of the bigger pictureStrong sense of how to add true value as a communications professional, making a solid contribution to the success of the business
- Able to deal well with ambiguity, working adeptly with leaders to effectively articulate messages that may be sensitive, unclear or still evolving
- A sound understanding of professional services; experience within a comparable environment would be advantageous
- Excellent influencing and diplomatic skills
- Keen understanding of how internal communication adds value to an organisation
- Experience of advising risk or audit or client facing teams is desirable
- The ability to influence stakeholders about the value of good internal communication and act as an ambassador for Internal Communications/ Corporate Affairs
- A strong team player, who is used to working collaboratively and has solid experience as both a line manager and coach
- The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a fast changing environment
- High quality written and verbal communication skills in fluent English for all media


Trading & Wholesale Conduct Risk Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role

Roles & Responsibilities

We require the individual to lead a portfolio of technical client projects and support internal product development around risk and regulatory issues within complex trading and wholesale businesses.

Lead the development of trading and wholesale conduct topics including Algorithmic Trading, Market Abuse, Best Execution, Market Conduct and Designated Market Activities.

Contribute as a subject matter expert on regulatory issues to larger projects.

Represent KPMG as a subject matter expert externally, e.g. via round tables, conferences, industry working groups.

Advise clients on the benefits and impact of regulations, current industry practices and advancements relating to trading businesses.

Keep abreast of all latest trends and any new regulations, leveraging off international SME support where applicable.

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

The Person

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

• Demonstrable understanding of sell side trading and capital markets business, electronic and algorithmic trading governance, systems and controls, financial products (cash and derivatives) including the front to back of how they are traded, booked and risk managed, three lines of defence model, role of key bank functions including Front office, Market Risk, Product Control, Treasury and Compliance
• Knowledge of new regulatory developments impacting banking clients and impacting trading businesses, including Algorithmic trading, Best Execution, Market Abuse Regulation, MiFID II and SMCR
• Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of banking engagements.
• Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
• Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.
• Experience of financial products and front-to-back controls.
• Demonstrable track record of managing consulting projects.
• Strong technical understanding of market conduct control testing framework.
• Track record of producing consulting deliverables in various formats including advisory gap analysis reports, independent control testing reports, services to assist on ad hoc Front Office, Risk and Compliance client led projects, market studies, training materials and sessions, workshops and round tables and thought leadership articles
• Track record of managing risk and financial aspects of consulting engagements.

Opening date: 07/10/2020
Closing date: 03/11/2020

Competitive salary with negotiable bonus and benefits

Manager - Accounting Advisory Services, ESG Reporting

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Job Description

Work as an ESG reporting specialist within the growing Accounting Advisory Services (AAS) team. The team provides specialist accounting and reporting advice to clients across a range of areas.
We are seeking an ESG reporting expert to support the growth of our Corporate Reporting service line; advising our clients on how to develop and improve their external reporting on ESG matters. Such matters might include Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, waste, water, community investment, sustainable supply chains, health and safety (H&S), diversity, gender pay gap, responsible investing and other non-financial information.
The role would include providing advice to large corporate companies in different sectors, including those from the FTSE 100 on best practice reporting, including the application of relevant reporting industry reporting frameworks such as TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting.
The role would often involve working as part of a cross-functional team including ESG strategy, risk management, assurance, technology and transformation/change experts.

Key Responsibilities:

- Management of client ESG reporting related engagements, leading small teams. In some instances, leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams
- Providing support including reports and presentations to help clients to understand and identify their material ESG issues, decide on their desired reporting maturity, and improve their public disclosures.
- Providing clients with advice on the initial and continuing application of relevant industry reporting Frameworks including TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting.
- Development and delivery of training on ESG topics to clients and internal KPMG teams
- People management and performance development
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals
- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities
Experience

- Experience (minimum 5 years) in a sustainability/environmental related field, including experience of preparing, assuring or advising on sustainability reporting for large clients (ideally FTSE 350 or equivalent)
- Experienced in preparing, auditing/assuring or reviewing the content of mainstream corporate reporting documents such as the Annual Report.
- Business development experience including generating sales with new clients and developing internal networksExpertise/ technical role requirements

- Strong understanding of industry reporting frameworks such as TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting.
- Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word/Powerpoint.Skills

- Inquisitive mind with a strong passion for sustainability and ESG issues
- Willingness and demonstrated experience in quickly and effectively climbing learning curves
- An ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
- Self-driven and resilient.
- Ability to identify and resolve issues, or escalate as appropriate
- Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment
- Focus on delivering high quality work whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail

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