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IT Service Assurance Assistant Manager (Leeds, Manchester, Birmingham)

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Roles and Responsibilities

Within the Assurance team, a large amount of our work involves testing controls and providing opinions over the environment supporting a service that our assurance entities provide to their customers. This includes understanding and assessing, and evaluating IT and operations systems, processes, risks, and controls.

A successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Working with Managers and Senior Managers in delivering a variety of service assurance reports
- Conducting fieldwork and managing and supervising small project teams in delivery of assurance engagements
- Assisting with scoping, internal financial management, managing delivery risk, production, and initial review of deliverables to ensure quality
- Building and maintaining excellent relationships with external and internal stakeholders
- Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, particularly in the wider Audit, IT Audit and Assurance practices
- Participating and contributing towards the growth of our practice by actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and assisting with client presentations
- Coaching, mentoring, and developing team members, both on and off engagements (e.g. setting goals and appraising performance), and contributing to practice management (e.g. training and knowledge sharing)

Qualifications and Skills

- Excellent communication and report writing skills

Experience and Background

- IT Assurance
- Currently in an Assistant Manager post
- Ability to identify and assess complex IT and operations risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly
- Ability to develop excellent relationships both internally and with clients
- Ability to develop excellent client and internal relationships
- Proficient at creating and delivering captivating presentations to audiences comprising senior leadership, key client stakeholders, prospects and/or internal staff
- Ability to co-ordinate small teams and work on own initiative

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