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Insurance Risk – Assistant Manager (Financial & Insurance Risk)

Date: Jan 6, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID119358BR
Job TitleInsurance Risk – Assistant Manager (Financial & Insurance Risk)
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineActuarial
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.

Actuarial, - We are a leading edge provider of innovative solutions for the insurance market. You will help the team to develop and expand its offerings to provide services that respond to major regulatory reforms, financial change, transactions and restructuring within the industry. These include some market leading projects in the fields of Solvency II and Capital Modelling among others.

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.

The Team

KPMG’s Actuarial and Insurance Risk team helps clients to understand the risks they face and the opportunities that risk gives them. The Insurance Risk part of the team specifically helps Risk Functions carry out oversight but also extends its work to wider governance issues. We cover both Enterprise Risk Management and Financial Risk Management within a single team to provide joined up consulting services for our clients. We work across a very wide range of projects and with a number of prestigious clients which gives our staff the opportunity to broaden their experience and build a career path tailored to their own skills and interests.

As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the Insurance Risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the insurance industry.

The Role


Supporting the delivery of client engagements across the insurance sector

Take responsibility for delivering projects on client engagements, providing a high quality advisory service to our clients around areas of specialism

Supporting business development initiatives

Marketing and raising the profile of KPMG in the market place through networking events, attendance at external conferences, supporting in contributions to publications conferences etc.

The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

Educated to degree level or equivalent, ideally a post-graduate qualification

Flexibility and agility to contribute to a broad range of insurance engagements

Excellent oral and written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills

Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required


In-depth Insurance Industry experience at junior level required

Experience of holding a similar role within a Big 4 firm or a Risk Management role in the insurance industry

Practical and theoretical understanding of how risk is managed within insurance companies and in particular how risk functions exercise oversight of financial and insurance risk

A detailed understanding of the processes and techniques used in financial/enterprise and insurance risk management such as risk appetite, risk reporting, stress and scenario testing and capital management.

Knowledge of model governance arrangements and the systems of governance used in relation to financial and insurance risk.

An understanding how regulatory requirements impact financial and insurance risk management techniques.

Competence in project management to deliver high quality work on time and to budget.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible 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 flexible 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 Equal Opportunities employer.

At KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

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