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IT Risk and Controls Assistant Manager - Connected Technology

Date: Jan 15, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Using a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk and RDT Consulting group proactively helps transform clients to 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 automation, data and digital technology. 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.

The Team

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.

Technology Risk Consulting is a rapidly growing department. Our services are of both an assurance and advisory nature and include IT Security and Risk Management, IT Internal Audit, 3rd Party risk, ERP Controls and Risk and Controls Transformation.
Within the Technology Risk Consulting team, a large amount of our work involves providing assurance, advice and attestation to clients on their IT systems and processes, IT risks, IT general controls and IT projects.

The Role

• Help our clients navigate through complex risk and control requirements in highly regulated environments (particularly Sarbanes-Oxley)
• Provide advice on risk management, IT transformation and IT audit for our clients
• Supporting managers to deliver large, complex engagements
• Developing constructive client relationships, both inside and outside of KPMG
• Coaching and developing team members through sharing of experience and knowledge
• Upholding KPMG’s values by acting with integrity

The Person

• External and internal audit in the context of IT. Track record of ability to assess complex business and IT processes and identify risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and providing advice to clients.
• Supporting managers to deliver a portfolio of complex IT and business control engagements for clients including planning, overseeing delivery, reporting and escalation of issues as necessary.
• Leading teams of analysts and coaching junior colleagues in the context of IT Risk & Controls.
• Expertise in IT General Controls and understanding of industry frameworks like COBIT, NIST
• Understanding of one or more business processes such as finance, procurement, customer and supply chain
• Understanding of security control principles like Segregation of Duties and Sensitive Access.
• Recognising the importance of continuous self and team development.
• Building and managing strong client relationships across a range of clients.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining strong relationships with colleagues across KPMG in the wider Advisory areas.
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. innovation, training, knowledge management.
• A good understanding of SAP, Oracle, data analytics and/or GRC technology platforms (desirable).


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