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Securitisation Transaction Assistant

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID135694BR
Job TitleSecuritisation Transaction Assistant
CountryUnited Kingdom
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 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 DescriptionRoles and Responsibilities:

Supporting the team lead and manager on all work streams that KPMG provides to clients undertaking securitisations and other similar transactions:
The main work streams involved in typical securitisation transactions, which the assistant would be involved in the following areas:
Loan/asset file testing procedures (mainly residential mortgages, commercial loans, auto loans, personal loans or credit cards)
Excel modelling work to enable checking of portfolio stratification tables produced by clients
Checking that such data (and other financial or market data information) is correctly extracted and set out in the offering circular/prospectus
Performing checks of asset and portfolio eligibility criteria and credit events on verification engagements
Working with audit teams to check the accuracy of financial information included in corporate bond documentation
Working with KPMG’s Portfolio Solutions Group in relation to portfolio sales and purchases
Monitoring team time records and expenses to support billing
Qualifications and Skills
The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:
Graduate entry position or part qualified (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CPA or other). All training required to undertake the role will be provided. This position will not be a training contract for the purposes of ICAEW.
Whilst exposure to/knowledge of Financial Services is preferred, this is not a requirement.
You are required to possess well developed team working skills and have the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally.
Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment.
Strong organisational skills including time management, personal effectiveness, analytical abilities and evaluative skills.
Capable of working under the pressure of multiple deadlines and priorities across various projects concurrently.
IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel and Word.

Experience and Background
we are looking for a driven individual who has a good attention to detail with the ability to work under pressure and manage a busy work load.
Full training is provided but any similar experienced within a financial services environment would be advantageous but not essential.
The work load and timing of assignments is unpredictable and volatile, we are frequently advised of transactions with little notice and often have to accommodate several changes to our work plans and schedules for when specific work activities are to be carried out. Team members do have to be flexible and adaptable to meet client requirement

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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