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Technology Risk & Audit Manager - Infrastructure, Government & Health

Date: Jan 7, 2019

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID124149BR
Job TitleTechnology Risk & Audit Manager - Infrastructure, Government & Health
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineRC Technology
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

KPMG OverviewKPMG 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 DescriptionThe Team

The Public Sector team within Technology Risk Consulting provides services to a range of UK Public Sector clients including those in Central and Local Government, Health, Housing and Education. We are often required to provide specialist IT assurance support to other teams within KPMG.

Our clients in the Public Sector are facing significant challenges and are turning to technology solutions to assist. They are constantly being asked to do more for less. Our services are of both an assurance and advisory nature.
A Manager within the team would typically be responsible for delivering specific engagements, managing teams and managing quality of work. It includes establishing themselves as a subject matter expert in one or more chosen field of expertise, building strong client relationships and spotting and converting opportunities to drive growth in one or more specific areas of our business.

The Role


The responsibilities attributable to this role will include some or all of the following:
- Managing delivery of assurance services.
- Responsibility for the overall output from client engagements.
- Scoping, financial management, managing delivery risk, production and review of deliverables.
- Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients.
- Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as supporting the team with sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentation.
- Participate in a service line, reporting to the service line leader on service development, sales and delivery.
- Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, but in particular in the wider IT Advisory areas.
- Coaching and developing team members on engagements. Contributing to practice management, eg training, knowledge management. Management of specific value added assurance services.

Successful candidates will display a combination of the following:

Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering IT assurance services (including external/internal audit) including, for example, experience in:
- auditing and advising clients that operate major ERP systems (eg SAP, Oracle & MS Dynamics);
- performing project assurance roles in major IT programmes;
- reviewing IT aspects of mergers; and
- acquisition activity.
- Delivering ISAE 3000 / 3402 and other IT attestation services.
- Delivering data analytics services.

The Person

Experience & Background:

- Experience in business analysis and understanding of core business processes within the Public Sector.
- Proven experience in identifying sales opportunities.
- Good people management skills.
- Recognised accounting / auditing (eg CISA, ACA, CIMA) qualification or Degree/masters qualification in IT/business.
- Experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment.
- A good understanding of IT data centre operations and a variety of technology platforms.
- A good understanding of risk and issues that would be encountered by our clients during major IT projects.
- Excellent communication skills (both written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to present on specific subjects to a group of people (internal staff or clients/potential clients).
- Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate hem to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly.
- Ability to develop excellent client and internal relationships. Ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.
- Excellent team player but able to work on own initiative.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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 you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

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 are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for 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.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break 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.

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