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IT Audit Assistant Manager - Infrastructure, Government & Health (IGH)

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141114BR
Job TitleIT Audit Assistant Manager - Infrastructure, Government & Health (IGH)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineAudit
Service Line InformationAt KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

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 Team

IGH (Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare) is our dedicated sector team committed to helping our clients to develop and deliver key UK public services and infrastructure.

We make a difference; amongst others, we are lead IT audit advisors to the National Audit Office and partner with the Government Internal Audit Agency to deliver IT audit services to many Central Government Departments. Our IGH team aren’t just external and internal IT auditors. We offer a wide variety of assurance related advisory services including IT risk management, data strategy, programme assurance, SOC reporting, IT due diligence and business process controls. Our dedicated market team delivers a higher proportion of advisory work than any other sector team.

We are proud of helping our clients to innovate and navigate regulatory and governance challenges along the way. Such as the work we have delivered to enable data sharing in many areas, including Greater Manchester.
We work closely alongside other specialist technology teams in IT Consulting such as our CIO Advisory, Cyber and Data Analytics teams.

We service our IGH clients from hubs in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.
The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.

The Role


Delivering specific engagements, undertaking and managing client projects. This includes establishing yourself as an SME in one or more chosen field of expertise, building strong client relationships (internal & external) and providing initial quality assurance.


Managing the day-to-day delivery of IT assurance services and reviewing the work of team members


Drafting terms of reference / scoping of IT assurance work


Responsibility for the production of initial draft reports and work papers for client engagements


Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients


Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as supporting the team with sales activities such as proposal writing and assisting with client presentation


Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, but in particular in the wider IT Advisory areas and the Audit Practice


Coaching and developing team members on engagements. Contributing to practice management, e.g. training, knowledge management.

The Person


Proven Public Sector and Healthcare experience of successfully delivering IT assurance services (including external/internal audit) including experience in; auditing and advising clients that operate major ERP systems (eg SAP, Oracle & MS Dynamics)


Performing project assurance roles in major IT programmes; and · reviewing IT aspects of mergers and acquisition activity.


Delivering ISAE 3000 / 3402 and other IT attestation services; and delivering data analytics services.


Experience in business analysis and understanding of core business processes within the Public Sector and Healthcare sector


You’ll ideally hold a recognised accounting / auditing (eg CISA, ACA, CIMA) qualification Experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment.


Excellent written and oral communication skills


Confident presenter on specific subjects to a group of people (internal staff or clients/potential clients).


Experience in identifying and assessing complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment

Experience in delivering work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality.

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.

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 are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for 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.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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