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Director - Crypto Specialist - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Date: Jun 22, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role

A technical crpyto expert, who can go to market together with our existing SMEs and compliment our core offerings to clients and help us / them on a number of fronts:

• Assessment, policy and control infrastructure for Financial Crime
• Regulatory considerations
• Tax, including CGT and VAT, where legislation is outdated and therefore clients need support
• Deals. We are witnessing and expect a high degree of dealmaking in this fast paced space
• Core process and controls consulting to enable our FS clients to operate
• Accounting Advisory + valuations

Roles & Responsibilities

• Supporting the development of crypto propositions to our client case
• Working with client teams to engage with clients directly
• Working alongside other specialists in KPMG to develop our perspectives on topics such as financial crime, core processes and controls, deals, tax advisory

The role would sit within our coverage group, responsible for building client relationships and developing business. As such we would envisage that the individual would bring market perspectives and technical competence. Assisting resources would come the supporting service lines and direct management of these individuals would remain within the service line.

We would expect the individual to be interacting with clients, KPMG Partners and Directors continuously.

The individual would need to work within, and help influence the risk guidelines of the Firm as they evolve to include all things Crypto, including Central Bank Digital Currency and collateralised assets

The Person

Experience

Essential
• Technical understanding of actors and technologies behind tokenisation, central Bank currencies and other DLT applications
• Client facing experience in solution design, consulting and sales
• Understanding of main use-cases in financial services

Desirable
• Strong network across related crypto ventures and innovation teams in FS organisations

Expertise / Technical role requirements

• Technical understanding of the actors, technologies, use-cases now and future of DLT, tokenisation and other digital assets

Skills

• Ability to engage at a senior level in a sales and consulting capacity
• Commercial mindset to connect to financial opportunity for KPMG
• Networking skills to connect across KPMG
• Ability to develop perspectives on opportunity for major FS and Corporate clients



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