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IT Audit Analyst - IT Risk Management (IRM - Audit)

Date: Mar 15, 2019

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID142206BR
Job TitleIT Audit Analyst - IT Risk Management (IRM - Audit)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationBirmingham
FunctionAudit
Service LineAudit
Service Line InformationAt KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

KPMG OverviewJoining 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.

Job DescriptionThe Team – National Markets IRM

The IRM team is an integral part of our rapidly growing National Markets Audit practice. Whilst the IRM team sits within our Audit practice, we work closely with a multi-disciplinary Consulting practice to deliver a comprehensive range of services that our clients demand. Our IRM specialists deliver four key proposition to our clients:

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The use of technology in the External Audit.

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Assurance of technology through Internal Audit.

Attestation over the use of technology at third parties.
Advice on the management of technology risk.
Our core client base is predominantly within financial services and large corporates, but we are increasingly finding that our specialist skills are needed by firms in other industries like Health and Public Sector. Through one of our key propositions External Audit, we evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of technology controls and assess how they may present a risk of financial misstatement. We work closely with specialist financial auditors, working as one team to deliver this type of work.

Our clients need to deal effectively with their operational risks, to achieve maximum value from their technology, data and processes and our IRM specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice to help them achieve this potential. We also work closely with Consulting teams, for example cyber security specialists, digital experts and technology strategists to ensure our clients receive the best possible advice.

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.


Roles and Responsibilities

A successful candidate will be responsible for:

- Delivering value added assurance services to clients.
- Conducting fieldwork and (on occasions) managing and supervising small project teams in delivery of assurance assignments.
- Assisting with engagement scoping, internal financial management, managing delivery risk, and production of deliverables.
- Building client relationships across a number of clients.
- Developing internal networks and maintaining relationships with colleagues across other teams within KPMG.
- Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.
Qualifications, Experience and Background



- Proven experience in a technology risk and control / IT audit environment within professional services or an internal audit / risk function.
- A good understanding of technology platforms.
- Experience of business analysis and core business processes, for example, transaction processing, system development ledger systems.
- Recognised accounting / auditing (e.g. ACA, CIMA, CISA or similar) qualification(s), or working towards them.
- Excellent communication skills and report writing skills.
- Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients.
- Capacity to deliver work within tight timescales to a high quality.
- Ability to identify and assess IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly at all levels.
- Strong team player qualities, but able to work on own initiative.

Our Deal

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our Policy

At KPMG, we recognise that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand and appreciate that those with experience who have taken a career break still have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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