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Trading & Wholesale Conduct Risk Manager

Location: London

Service Line: FRM

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Audit Manager - Asset Management

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Credit Risk Modeller- Leeds

Location: Leeds

Service Line: FRM

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Senior Manager - Credit Risk Assurance - Manchester/Birmingham/Leeds

Location: Manchester

Service Line: Audit

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Credit Risk Assurance Assistant Manager

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Trading & Wholesale Conduct Risk Manager

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Role



Responsibilities:


• We require the individual to lead technical client projects and support internal product development around risk and regulatory issues within complex trading and wholesale businesses.
• Support the development of trading and wholesale conduct topics including Market Abuse, Benchmarks and Risk Free rates, FX Conduct, Standards in wholesale markets and Electronic trading.
• 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


Qualifications & Skills:

• Good understanding of trading businesses.
• Strong understanding of financial products (cash and derivatives) including the front to back of how they are traded, booked and risk managed.
• Strong familiarity with 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.
• A practical understanding of the ‘three lines of defence’ model.
• 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.
• Higher qualification in mathematical subject (Maths, Economics, Physics, Engineering etc) (or other related degree) or programming skills advantageous.

Experience & Knowledge:


• Experience of financial products and front-to-back controls either through working in a front office, Market risk or Product control or consulting environment.
• Risk management experience through within a banking , market infrastructure and/or asset management organisation advantageous
• Experience of regulation impacting banks trading functions - Mifid II, EU BMR, SMCR, MAR.
• Strong project management skills, evidenced by a demonstrable record of technical change management in a trading / treasury environment.

Audit Manager - Asset Management

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



We are looking for experienced auditors to join the Audit practice within Investment 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 UK. 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 an Audit Manager, you’ll be involved in all aspects of leading and delivering audit engagements, from planning through to completion on a broad spectrum of our Investment Management clients. Your responsibilities will include:

- Leading a field work team including supervising and coaching more junior members of staff including promoting audit quality
- Reporting to audit Partners and Directors on all salient points arising from audits
- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients; managing timetables, anticipating costs, raise fees and agree dates for cash collection. Planning and execution of audit fieldwork and statutory reporting across a portfolio of clients
- Project management of all aspects of audit including agreeing audit timelines, team briefings, and supervision and delivery of audit work
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability
- Identifying, researching and helping to resolve complex audit issues
- Preparing client deliverables, building relationships with the client staff and acting as an ambassador for the firm
- You may also have the opportunity to work on specific audit related projects across the audit function
- Being a performance manager to trainee 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)
- Must demonstrate 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 Investment Management sector
- Demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS 102, IFRS and technical matters relevant to Investment Management audits
- 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
- 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

Credit Risk Modeller- Leeds

Location: Leeds

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Junior Professional

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


Senior Manager - Credit Risk Assurance - Manchester/Birmingham/Leeds

Location: Manchester

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time




The Role


Roles & Responsibilities:

Acting as a technical subject matter specialist on the external audit of credit risk models (IFRS 9, CECL, Regulatory) at our audit entities and conducting procedures that include but are not limited to:

1) Technical model development documentation review
2) Technical model validation documentation review
3) Assessment of model performance
4) Independent replication of any of the above

Acting as a technical subject matter specialist on the external audit of audit entities end to end credit risk process and conducting procedures that include but are not limited to:

1) Credit risk governance reviews
2) Credit risk policy and procedure reviews
3) Individual credit file reviews
4) Substantive testing of any of the above

Advising non audit 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 expected to work independently and be able to manage teams of up to 10 on audits or advisory engagements. Said individual would also be responsible for the quality and risk management on audit and advisory engagements.

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

The Person


Knowledge & Experience:

• Experience working in a credit risk modelling role within a financial or professional services firm.
• Experience in managing teams of 6-10 people
• Practical experience in credit risk modelling techniques
• Knowledge and practical experience in accounting and risk requirements as related to IFRS9, CECL and regulatory credit risk models

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

1) Data extraction and pre-processing
2) Modular model development
3) User acceptance testing
4) Model performance assessments

Relevant Sectoral experience – developing Retail/ Wholesale banking PD/EAD/LGD models

Knowledge and experience of credit risk processes, governance and documentation

Qualifications & Skills:

• Ability to communicate risk/finance requirements of IFRS9 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 banking risk engagements.
• Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
• Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required



Credit Risk Assurance Assistant Manager

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Summary of Role Purpose:

KPMG is building a centre of excellence for credit risk assurance services and are looking for a highly motivated individual to act as a technical specialist on the external audit of
1) Credit risk models (IFRS 9, CECL, Regulatory) at our audit entities and conducting procedures to challenge and validate assumptions and implmentation of said models.
2) The end to end credit risk process and credit file reviews
Advising non audit clients on the impact of changing requirements in provision accounting standards (IFRS9) and helping clients validate credit risk measurement models.
The individual will also be expected to complete technical analysis for workstreams within both IFRS9 and credit risk modelling engagements

Description of the role:

Technical review of model development documentation
Technical review of model validation documentation
Assessment of model performance
Independent replication of any of the above
Credit governance reviews
Credit risk policy and procedure reviews
Individual credit file reviews and substantive testing

Role dimensions

Leadership & Management:


The successful candidate will be responsible for training analysts and will have oversight of the work performed by 1-2 analysts

Stakeholder Interaction & Challenges:

Interaction with stakeholders within our banking audit teams as well as model development/ validation teams at entities we audit. There will be significant complex judgements in credit overwhich the individual will have to exercise professional skeptisim

Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance:

The individual will be responsible for the work performed but ultimate accountability for the work and conclusions reached will vest with the director for Credit Risk Assurance.

Experience

Essential


Experience of credit risk modelling techniques
Knowledge of credit risk processes, governance and documentation

Desirable

Experience of Retail/Wholesale PD/LGD/EAD models
Experience in all aspects of model development/validation including data extraction, data transformation, modular model development, user acceptance testing , model perfromance testing

Expertise/ Technical role requirements

Understanding of key regulatory/ accounting requirements (eg IFRS 9, Basel, CECL)
Ability to understand and execute programming code including SAS, R, Python

Skills

Ability to communicate risk/finance requirements of IFRS9 to the reciprocal function, i.e. risk to finance and finance to risk.
Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required

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