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IT External Audit Manager - Insurance - Tech Risk Consulting

Date: Feb 12, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID118117BR
Job TitleIT External Audit Manager - Insurance - Tech Risk Consulting
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineTechnology (RC)
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

Job Description
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.

Within the FS Technology Risk team, our work involves providing consultancy, assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes. Our focus is on IT risk management, IT control testing, IT project assurance, as well as the technology and data aspects of regulation. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, large scale consulting projects and as part of external and internal audit engagements.


Roles and Responsibilities

- Work with Partners and Directors in delivering technology risk services to the Insurance sector
- Lead small teams of consultants and auditors in delivering technology risk services to the Insurance sector
- Take responsibility for a portfolio of audit clients (external audit) and deliver IT audit services to this portfolio to time, budget and quality
- Assume ownership of key client relationships and identify revenue-generating opportunities with specific clients
- Developing compelling services and solutions to technology-risk related issues faced by insurers
- Build and develop relationships with key Insurance market contacts (inc CIO, Head of Information Security, Head of IT Audit, COO)
- Oversight of delivery of IT advisory and audit projects, including coaching of junior staff and delivery of training on IT risk and control

Qualifications and Skills


- Proven experience of successfully delivering technology risk services and external audit to financial services industry clients, mainly within Insurance.
- Big 4 professional services or dynamic IT consultancy environment within Financial Services
- CISA or equivalent auditing qualification preferred
- Degree/masters qualification in IT

Experience and Background


- A proven ability to manage the delivery of high quality audits in the insurance sector.
- Experience in business analysis and understanding of core business processes within financial services
- Experience of core financial services systems - including transaction processing and financial ledger systems
- A good understanding of technology platforms
- Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people
- Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels
- Ability to develop excellent client and internal relationships
- Ability to deliver work within tight timescales, to budget and to a high quality
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