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12 month FTC - Investigations & Compliance -Anti-Bribery & Corruption

Date: Sep 26, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

Investigations and Compliance (I&C) is part of KPMG’s Forensic practice.

We help clients with their biggest and most challenging misconduct and integrity matters. Our work helps clients respond to regulatory enquiries, reduce reputational risk and prevent or reduce commercial loss by helping them to investigate and mitigate risks including fraud and misconduct, bribery and corruption, financial crime and other areas of business conduct and integrity. We have an exciting pipeline of work and ambitious growth targets and are looking for experienced and enthusiastic individuals to join our talented team.

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Forensic Senior Manager to join our I&C team to lead and manage a range of business conduct and integrity-based projects, with a focus on anti-bribery and corruption, anti-facilitation of tax evasion, modern slavery and fraud risk management.

The role undertaken by the individual will depend on the type and circumstances of each project. The candidate should expect to work on a variety of project-based work over a cross section of forensic work types, industries and geographies.

Each project will generally incorporate the review and assessment of documentation, interviews and process walkthroughs, drafting of written reports/submissions and client liaison. As a Senior Manager you will be expected to deal directly with the client, the client’s external counsel, senior members of the KPMG team and other third parties as required. You will also be expected to oversee and train junior colleagues and take responsibility for the quality and timeliness of project deliverables.

The role will also require you to participate and take the lead on business development activities including marketing, knowledge sharing and practice development. It is expected that Senior Managers will originate opportunities through both internal and external relationships.

The individual will be based in KPMG’s CSQ office working under KPMG’s hybrid working model of both home and office working. The individual will need to display a flexible attitude to working and be prepared to travel/work at other locations within the UK and internationally.

The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

A relevant compliance based qualification is desirable.

Experience and Knowledge:

To succeed in this demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following experience and skills:

Practical in-house or consulting experience leading bribery and corruption projects and other areas of business conduct and integrity with a strong understanding of the compliance landscape, including regulatory drivers, recent enforcement actions and international best practice

Sound understanding of other compliance areas such as anti-facilitation of tax evasion, fraud risk management, modern slavery and other areas of business conduct and integrity

Demonstrable experience of managing large and complex projects

Experience in scoping, planning and defining compliance projects

Proven ability to lead and manage cross-jurisdictional teams

Proven track record of managing the risks and financials associated with client engagements

Experience of drafting reports, submissions and other deliverables to the standard required, suitable for presentation to clients, and to regulators, where required

Ability to articulate complex and technical findings in both written and oral presentations for a variety of audiences

A proven track record in articulating the importance and benefits of compliance, originating opportunities and leading written and/or oral proposals to clients is desirable

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, self-motivation and an enquiring mind

Ability to work efficiently and accurately under pressure and within required deadlines

Ability to establish credibility with clients and senior colleagues quickly and ability to demonstrate strong stakeholder management skills

Strong people skills, including an ability to conduct appraisals, inspire and develop junior colleagues

A developed network of relevant contacts in the Corporates and/or Legal sector

An enthusiasm to get involved in marketing activity and in developing the Forensic practice

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