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Bank Governance, Risk and Control - Senior Manager

Date: Mar 27, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138330BR
Job TitleBank Governance, Risk and Control - Senior Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineFRM
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.

As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the financial services industry.

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 Role

We seek an individual to be a go-to person within the firm for Banking and FMI related Governance, Risk and Control (GRC) related topics .
This will involve but is not limited to:
- Advise clients on the benefits, regulations, current industry practices and advancements relating to GRC
- Keep abreast of all latest trends and any new regulations, leveraging off international SME support where applicable
- The individual will be expected to lead the delivery of various GRC engagements, Enterprise wide Risk Governance reviews, the setting of risk appetite, and risk and control optimisation across Operational / non-financial risk
- In addition to advising on prudential capital aspects of operational, the individual will be required to advise and lead engagements related to other elements of an operational risk framework, including target operating models for first and second lines of defence, risk and control assessments, scenario analysis, key risk indicators.
- The individual will also be required to apply their skills to a broad range of banking risk related issues supporting both national and international propositions
As a senior manager, you are technically proficient but also comfortable in dealing with a wide range of people whether internally or in a client facing capacity. Your experience and skills will show that you will demonstrate the following:
- A deep understanding of the key drivers for effective GRC from Board level through to divisional line management
- Knowledge of new regulatory developments.
- Good understanding of the linkages with other risk disciplines and how they can operate together in a holistic enterprise wide risk framework.
- Good understanding of the governance around operational risk management including a practical understanding of the ‘three lines of defence’ model.
- Ability to communicate benefits and workings of complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audience.
- Flexibility and agility to contribute in a senior capacity to a broad range of banking risk engagements.
- Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills
- Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required
Attributes to be successful include:
- Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery;
- Play a key role in people development activities (coaching/ mentoring) for less experienced team members and play a key role in attracting and retaining talent to build the team as the business grows;
- Sustain a high level of drive, show enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team;
- Display an inclusive, collaborative approach and operate in an inspirational and respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community;
- Demonstrate insight and apply knowledge effectively to business and client problems;
- Demonstrate commercial awareness and identify opportunities to enhance revenue;
- Communicate with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
- Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of your work, knowledge and experience; and


· Experience working for top tier consulting firms or Financial institutions
- GRC / Risk management roles within a wholesale/investment banking or universal banking institutions
- Experience in developing and implementing Enterprise Wide Risk/Operational risk Frameworks for complex financial institutions
- Strong project management skills, evidenced by a demonstrable record of risk engagement delivery
- Higher qualification advantageous – ACA, CFA etc

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.

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Returning to work after a break
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