Audit - Assistant Manager, Audit Risk

Location: London

Capability: Audit

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Location: London

Capability: Audit

Experience Level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Type: Either Full Time Or Part Time

Service Line: Audit

Job description

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

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Why Audit at KPMG?

Audit is the largest of our UK practices. Some of the world’s biggest companies rely on us to provide independent insight, challenge and expertise, so the work we undertake affects investment decisions, inspires confidence in public sector expenditure and supports our economic growth. Today, more than ever in disruptive times, audit is a function needed by society, and in the future, so we can capitalise, and grow. As part of the Audit team, you’ll be helping to build the confidence and trust that business and society need to thrive.

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