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Assistant Manager - Financial Crime Transformation

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

FS Transformation Services is at the heart of delivering large scale, regulatory driven transformation for our Financial Services clients. Our primary function is to drive the delivery and fulfilment of our client engagements, bringing together deep industry experience with strong operational excellence capability to deliver sustainable solutions that ensure compliance, reduce costs and enhance the customer experience.
In the context of Financial Crime, this means working with our clients to re-architect their operating models and design and implement processes and systems to achieve effective, efficient and sustainable controls.

This requires core capabilities which underpin all of our Financial Crime and regulatory transformation engagements.

The Role

In order to support the growth of our Transformation Services team, we are currently looking to recruit Assistant Managers who can make a significant contribution by combining transformation and optimisation capabilities with an understanding of Financial Crime.

Successful candidates will operate as integral parts of the Transformation Services team performing a key role on Financial Crime Transformation engagements, leading workstreams through all key stages of a transformation project, from diagnostic to implementation:
- Performing diagnostic analysis, applying analytical techniques to current control operating models and frameworks.
- Providing impactful support to the end to end process design of financial crime controls that combine regulatory compliance and operational efficiency.
- Working with other parts of KPMG, including our Forensics, Data & Analytics and Technology Enablement teams, to design and deliver holistic solutions.
- Facilitating client workshops to scope and design transformation solutions.
- Identifying, managing and mitigating project/programme risks and issues throughout the delivery lifecycle.
- Developing and improving KPMG assets, methodologies and tools to deliver consistent, world class operational excellence capability.
- Leveraging capability experience to help develop our propositions and develop proposals / bids.
- Actively supporting the development of KPMG’s Financial Crime capability and playing an active role in our community.The Person


- Previous consulting experience, ideally in a Big 4 or other management consulting practice.
- Operating model design and implementation or analytical experience in re-engineering processes and systems
- Transformation Leadership and/or Operational Excellence capabilities (as listed above)
- Operations optimisation through technology delivery and enhanced operational ways of working
- Work in or with the Banking industry (Business, Commercial, Investment or Retail)
- Regulatory Driven Transformation engagements
- Strong understanding of the Banking industry and its business processes with the ability to identify and articulate resultant client opportunities and challengesDesirable
- Experience on Financial Crime Transformation engagements with an understanding of the regulatory requirements and the impact/challenges they have on our Banking client’s controls and operations
- Experience with re-engineering of financial crime processes (onboarding, screening, transaction monitoring, etc.)
- Experience of automation/digital enablement in a regulatory or financial crime driven context (e.g. workflow solutions, RPA, OCR etc.)
- Demonstrable record of leading individuals/teams in a change project context
- Strong understanding of the key drivers shaping the future of the Banking industry, including regulation and new business models, and resultant opportunities for KPMG

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