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Banking Risk and Regulatory -Senior /Manager/Ast. Manager - UK Wide

Date: Oct 8, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

**These roles can be perm or FTC**

This is a fascinating time for Financial Services and our firm. While there are significant challenges, the opportunities to lead and reshape the future have never been greater. Clients are placing a premium on the services provided by the advisors they trust. As a global leading professional services firm with over 17,000 staff in the UK alone and a track-record of delivering market-leading solutions, we work collaboratively with our clients to develop strong relationships and become their advisors of choice.

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters, and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The team:

The Banking Risk and Regulatory team within KPMG’s Risk Consulting group supports our banking clients to effectively manage the wide range of risks to which they are exposed, including financial, reputational, and operational risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including regulatory compliance, risk management frameworks and financial risk modelling, in both established and emerging risk areas.


Supporting the delivery of large-scale projects by assisting the project team, assessing engagement risks, and driving conclusions, as well as supporting internal product development around risk and regulatory issues for Banking Risk.

Preparing of underlying materials and leading/participating in client workshops.

Supporting the development of Banking Risk topics.

Developing strong internal and external networks for long term relationships and helping manage accounts.

Establishing and managing effective working relationships as part of project delivery roles.

Supporting the financial management of client engagements.

Contributing to business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new / existing clients as well as supporting proposals and bid teams and managing the development and delivery of high-quality proposals with senior management.

Contributing to the growth of the practice via the sharing of knowledge and experience as well as demonstrating depth of specialism by contributing to KPMG points of view and developing solutions, engagement tools and enablers.

Contributing to the development of your own and the team's technical skills by fostering a culture of highest performing teams, inclusive behaviours, and emotional intelligence.

Providing quality assurance and monitoring risks, liaising with service line teams, functional specialists, and Area Partners.

Advising clients on the benefits and impact of regulations, current industry practices and advancements relating to their businesses.

Keeping abreast of latest trends and new regulations, leveraging off international SME support where applicable.

The individual will be required to apply their skills to a broad range of Banking Risk-related issues, supporting both regional and national propositions.

The Person
Desirable Skills:

Comfortable working with various areas of regulation, including but not limited to Regulatory Reporting and/or wholesale conduct, in the context of Banking & Capital Markets clients (e.g. PRA, BoE, EBA Reporting Requirements, FCA).

Proven ability to apply regulatory expertise across engagement and practice teams.

Comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity in a project environment.

Able to display excellent communication and presentation skills to people across all levels of an organisation.

Takes personal responsibility for their quality of delivery.

Comfortable and confident around senior stakeholders, internally and externally.

Extremely comfortable with Excel and PowerPoint. Much of our work involves detailed analysis and report writing, so it is critical you can work with these tools.

A practical understanding of the ‘three lines of defence’ model and how it applies in a banking context.

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.

Strong interest and commitment to understanding and developing leading edge solutions for our clients

Desirable Qualifications:

A university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above, in accounting, business, computer science or a related discipline desirable but not compulsory; and/or

An accounting qualification (ACA, ACMA, ACCA) applied in a financial institution would be desirable, but not essential; and/or

Other relevant banking or financial services industry qualifications.

Desirable Experience & Knowledge:

Experience of financial services, in particular banking, in an industry or consulting environment.

Risk management experience within a banking and/or asset management organisation is advantageous.

Experience of regulation impacting banks.

Strong project management skills gained in a banking environment, with particular preference for technical change management.

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