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Assistant Manager - FS Assurance Services Banking (CASS)

Date: Jan 10, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID110584BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - FS Assurance Services Banking (CASS)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionAudit
Service LineFinancial Services - FSAS
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Job DescriptionAt KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability comes from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

Department Information

FSAS Banking Regulatory provides regulatory advisory and assurance services to assist leading organisations in the Banking sector. KPMG has a proven track record of helping clients in this area, and we have significant growth plans given the opportunities arising from increasing regulatory scrutiny, supervision and demand for external assurance.

Team members possess a variety of core assurance and advisory skills, and have considerable industry knowledge and specialist expertise of the UK regulatory environment.

The Role

- Delivery of client engagements, working on both small sized teams and larger, multi-disciplinary teams including planning to completion of our regulatory assurance engagements, reporting directly to the engagement manager and partner.
- Delivering Section 166 reviews and reporting to the FCA as part of a wider team.
- Keeping up to date with industry specific issues and circumstances which affect banking regulation.
- Support the provision of advice regarding regulatory requirements affecting Banks such as Client Assets reviews.
- Assist in the preparation of presentations, training, thought leadership and marketing material.
- Technical advice responding to queries as they arise.

Specific examples of work that the individual would be involved in are:

- Assist in advisory projects relating to client assets and other regulatory projects as required.
- Assist in technical reviews of audit work and support of audit teams regarding Client Assets reporting to the FCA.
- Research and preparation of technical advice responding to queries.
- Preparation of presentations to audit and non- audit investment banking clients on regulatory requirements.

Qualifications and Skills

- Strong understanding of businesses, structures, governance frameworks and process & control infrastructures of firms in the banking sector.
- Strong communication skills and ability to influence and deal with senior individuals.
- Strong project management skills.
- Background in regulation with technical proficiency in the FCA’s Client Assets sourcebook.

Experience and Background

- Educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Professional qualification preferred, with strong knowledge of regulatory rules and guidance but crucially the practical application within the banking industry.
- Project management skills, demonstrated by a record of regulatory project delivery.
- The ability to evaluate technical issues, analyse facts, consult and deliver solutions to clients.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills; including an ability to communicate well with clients in writing and verbally.
- Understanding of regulatory developments and key current issues facing clients.
- Experience in working with teams and the ability to work independently.

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our intelligent working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with intelligent working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of intelligent working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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 Employers' Forum on Disability we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our policy.

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KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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