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Governance and Controls – Business - Assistant Manager - UK Wide

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

**If you have an External Audit background, with experience in Banking, we would like to hear from you!**

The role sits within our Regulatory and Control Transformation Capability working with Clients to deliver regulatory change as well as strengthen their internal governance and controls environment. The capability focuses delivering more than pure compliance and positions regulation and control at the centre of business transformation to drive operating efficiency and effectiveness.
The Role
Successful candidates should have excellent Banking Industry experience, as well as in-depth knowledge of Regulatory Reporting processes, Regulatory implementation programmes and Financial Control Frameworks.

They should also be able to demonstrate the following:

Client Delivery
• Work as part of a mixed KPMG and Client resource project team to deliver elements of Regulatory and Control Transformation engagements
• Support the team and contribute to the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
• Build positive and collaborative relationships with KPMG and Client resources
• Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements

Business Development
• Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions around UK SOX and the Regulatory change agenda
• Building and leveraging both internal and external relationships to support Partners and Directors in driving business development and sales activities

Practice Development
• Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
• Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions
People Management
• Participate in skills training, knowledge sharing and networking activities with the team

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

For controls transformation we look for:

1. A clear understanding of the regulatory environment around internal controls, including the Brydon review and the ongoing consultation of the UK Sox regime.
2. Demonstrates experience of operating either in a SOX regime or a similar internal controls reporting regime. Can explain the challenges and best practice in executing a SOX style controls testing and controls reporting environment.
3. An appreciation of how to work in a project environment, the setup, their roles and the role of external parties on these transformations.
For regulatory transformation we look for:

1. A clear understanding of the regulatory environment around UK/EU Prudential reporting (including FINREP, Capital, RWA and Liquidity) for banking and investment entities, and an awareness of the evolving regulatory landscape and ecosystem
2. Demonstrates experience of working in finance and regulatory change and can explain the impact of change to the operating model, across process and controls, governance, data and systems
3. Understand what good looks like for an end to end regulatory reporting process and can explain the key challenges being faced in moving to an efficient and effective reporting environment
4. Can bring expertise and best practice in target operating model design and implementation, along with process improvement through technology enabled solutions
5. Track record of operating in a project environment and able to work with a variety of stakeholders to achieve transformation and business outcomes
Core skills & experience:
• Previous experience delivering changes within Banking or a Finance function
• Understanding of Banking Finance processes and reporting requirements
• Experience in supporting the design of data, technology and/or business solutions
• Strong communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships
• Experience working with a diverse stakeholder group
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs for internal presentation/review

Additional skills and experience (preferred)
Part or recently completed Accountancy qualification (or equivalent experience)

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