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Team Risk Administrator

Location: Birmingham

Service Line: QRM

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Identity & Access Management - Manager - Cyber Security

Location: London

Service Line: RC Technology

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Credit Risk Modellers - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Service Line: FRM

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Credit Risk Modeller - Manchester

Location: Manchester

Service Line: FRM

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Audit Senior Manager - Asset Management

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Team Risk Administrator

Location: Birmingham

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: QRM

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time



Role: Team Risk Administrator
Role Type: FTC - 12 months
Grade: E Grade
Working Hours: 09:30 - 17:30
Location: Home based with occasional travel to London for training purposes.


The Audit Quality & Risk Management team supports the business through a wide variety of projects, developing policies and monitoring risk levels within the business.

The role requires initiative and flexibility, suiting an efficient organiser. To be successful, the job holder will need to be confident, assertive, have the ability to prioritise their own workload and be responsive to changing priorities.

The role requires supporting the UK Audit Quality & Risk Management team, and will have close interaction with individuals at all levels of seniority throughout the firm.

Duties include:

• Assisting with the US GAAP tagging process, from advising colleagues on the courses they need to attend for the level of accreditation they require, all the way through to giving them the accreditation once they have completed the courses. This will involve becoming familiar with, Successfactors and MSD and our training system.
• Taking ownership of all other accreditation tagging which takes place within AQRM;
• Proactively contacting audit teams who have in the past required “Assessment of Training and Experience” work papers to schedule in the current year’s forms;
• Proactively contacting teams who have required “working in foreign jurisdiction” approval on overseas recurring assignments in the past to schedule in the current year’s approval;
• Checking, on a regular basis, a number of email mailboxes/helplines for new messages, logging and checking them for required information/attachments, performing some initial detailed checks and analysis on the information provided to independent sources and allocating to team members for further work as required. Chasing open items proactively;
• Designing bespoke reports and running various other reports from a number of IT systems, on a daily, monthly or ad-hoc basis as required;
• Assisting with ad-hoc projects as they arise.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience


• Experience in a busy team environment
• 5 GCSEs or equivalent at grades A-C including Maths & English
• Experience of Microsoft applications and SharePoint.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Accountability – use own initiative to provide effective support
• Drive and Resilience – time management and organisational skills
• Building Relationships – good communication skills (both written and oral)
• Problem Solving
• Flexibility – adaptable to changing situations
• Experience of MSD desirable but not essential

Identity & Access Management - Manager - Cyber Security

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: RC Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role

We are looking for a competent and experienced Manager specialising in Identity & Access Management (IAM) who will be responsible for developing and delivering complex and innovative solutions whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks for our clients.. IAM is a part of the Risk Consulting Practice in KPMG, one of the key areas identified for major investment and growth. KPMG is growing its IAM service line and has recently acquired Silicon Valley-based Cyberinc, which provides cyber security solutions globally. This will enhance KPMG’s existing capabilities as a leader in information security consulting services and expand the firm’s ability to provide clients with newer and more agile IAM solutions. This bolsters KPMG’s talent and offerings in the rapidly growing area of digital consumer identity and privileged user management.
Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from their investment in security systems and technology. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their IT assets to its full potential. The individual selected for this role will be responsible for driving the next phase of growth for our IAM Service Line.

Key Accountabilities

• Experienced in developing identity management strategy, solution architecture and implementation roadmaps that include identity and privileged access management, RBAC, provisioning, certification, entitlement management and policy management.
Practical knowledge and experience in Privileged Access Management is essential.
Practical knowledge and experience in Customer Identity and Access management is essential.
Strong design and implementation experience of at least one of the following vendor technologies like CyberArk, SailPoint or BeyondTrust is essential.
• Proven years of strong IAM advisory, design and implementation oversight experience on large, complex projects (e.g; FTSE 100 clients)
• Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development, writing and assisting with client presentations.
Capability to identify technical risks, articulate the associated IT costs and business impacts, and propose options for resolution
• Able to initiate, develop and challenge thought leadership in in all areas of identity management.
• Recognised in the industry as a specialist in the IAM space, with a good understanding of disruptive trends, evolution of IAM solutions backed by knowledge of the business value of IAM.
• Good understanding of Digital Transformation initiatives, GDPR and other regulation that impacts and drives the adoption of IAM controls.
• Knowledge of Customer Identity Management solutions with proven experience in either delivering and developing business case, strategy and roadmaps.
• Ability to develop constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG.
• Understanding of managed services delivery models for the delivery of Identity Management services.
• Experience in Role modelling, Risk based Authentication, Identity Federation and Data Access Governance.

The Person

• Excellent business and technical stakeholder engagement skills within the IAM project setting is required.
• Experience with Project Management duties (project planning, resource management, scope, schedule and status, documentation).
• 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.
• Management of SailPoint discovery, onboarding and go live
• Detailed understanding of SailPoint and access management functionalities.
• Good understanding of CyberArk and other similar privileged management tools.
• Strong ability to interact with Tech Operations and CISO teams in a client facing roles and to explain technical concepts in an easy to understand manner
• Good ability to manage technical resources.

Qualifications & Skills:

• Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field (e.g. Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Security) or in a STEM major (Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math).
• Recognised information protection qualifications (e.g. CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, GIAC) desirable.
• Experience using Project Management tools like MS Project desirable.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills (both written and oral)
• Excellent negotiation skills.
• Demonstrated ability in strong verbal and written communication skills to interface with both technical and non-technical stakeholders, including the ability to confidently lead software presentations.
• Highly organised with ability to prioritise workload to incorporate changing priorities.
• Delivering quality and striving for continual improvement.
• Strong planning, organising and decision making skills.

Credit Risk Modellers - Leeds

Location: Leeds

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Responsibilities:

• Advising clients on the impact of changing requirements in provision accounting standards (IFRS9)
• Advising and consulting with clients to validate or build credit risk measurement models.
• Working with clients to complete technical analysis for workstreams within both IFRS9 and credit risk modelling engagements.
• Consulting with clients on a broad range of credit risk related issues supporting both regional and national propositions.
• Working closely with clients to identify key requirements, and opportunities to deliver credit risk services
• Consulting and advising clients on potential credit risk impacts to their business

Qualifications, skills and experience required for the role:

• Experience in credit risk modelling techniques.

• Detailed working knowledge and experience of all aspects of model development and validation including the following:

• Data extraction and pre-processing
• Modular model development
• User acceptance testing
• Model performance assessments
• Production of model monitoring reports
• Experience communicating risk/finance requirements of modelling to the reciprocal function, i.e. risk to finance and finance to risk.
• Experience of contributing in a senior capacity to a broad range of credit risk engagements.
• Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills
• Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required
• Experience in IFRS9 and IRB.
• Experience executing programming code including VBA, R, Python, SAS, MatLab, C++, SQL etc
• Relevant Sectoral experience – Developing Retail/ Wholesale banking PD/EAD/LGD models and scorecards

Desirable Experience

• A mathematics/Statistics degree is beneficial.


Multiple positions available
Opening Date: 30/09/2019
Closing Date: 28/10/2019
Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits



Credit Risk Modeller - Manchester

Location: Manchester

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role

Responsibilities:


As a key member of the team, the successful candidate will be advising clients on the impact of changing requirements in provision accounting standards (IFRS9) and helping clients validate or build credit risk measurement models.

The individual will also be expected to complete technical analysis for workstreams within both IFRS9 and credit risk modelling engagements.

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

The Person

Qualifications & Skills:

We’re recruiting for both Analyst and Advisor level positions, dependant on level of experience. For both levels you’ll be expected to have:

Experience in credit risk modelling techniques. Detailed working knowledge and experience of all aspects of model development and validation including the following:

• Data extraction and pre-processing
• Modular model development
• User acceptance testing
• Model performance assessments
• Production of model monitoring reports

Ability to communicate risk/finance requirements of modelling to the reciprocal function, i.e. risk to finance and finance to risk.
Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of credit risk engagements.
Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills
Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required
A mathematics/Statistics degree is beneficial.
Experience in IFRS9 and IRB is considered a material benefit.

Experience and Background:

Ability to understand and execute programming code including VBA, R, Python, SAS, MatLab, C++, SQL etc
Relevant Sectoral experience – Developing Retail/ Wholesale banking PD/EAD/LGD models and scorecards


Audit Senior Manager - Asset Management

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time



At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it. You will have the opportunity to work within a dynamic team and will benefit from extensive training, professional development and performance management to help you meet your professional goals.

We are looking for experienced auditors to join the Audit practice within Asset Management. We currently have opportunities in the London Office.

Our Investment Management team works with a variety of market leading clients ranging from some of the largest traditional asset management groups in the UK to the top five hedge fund managers in Europe; and from some of the largest private sector pension schemes and real estate investors in the UKs. We have won a number of tenders in the last few years and expect to grow significantly in the next 3 to 5 years.

We offer a supportive working environment with benefits packages tailored to the individual to help achieve a good work life balance. Your role will include executive level client interaction across multiple clients, giving superb opportunities for personal and professional growth within a Big 4 environment.

The Role:


As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service. Your responsibilities will include:


- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality
- Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required
- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability
- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters
- Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business
- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry
- Communicating with clients and subject matter experts on technical matters relevant to Investment Management audits
- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work
- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team
- Be part of the Investment Management department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives
- Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential
- Building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry

The Person


Qualifications & Skills:

- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
- Demonstrates gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
Knowledge & Experience:

- Significant financial statement audit experience
- Extensive external audit experience in the Asset Management sector
- Demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS 102, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Investment Management expertise
- Experience in US GAAP preferable, though not essential
- Experience in CASS rules preferable, though not essential
- Experience in controls reporting engagements (e.g. AAF, ISAE 3402) preferable, though not essential
- Experience working on tenders preferable, though not essential
- Experience adding to the audit department outside of day to day delivery (e.g. developing and leading training)
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
- Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment
We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you may benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.




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