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Internal Audit Senior Manager – Banking

Date: Feb 10, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID121089BR
Job TitleInternal Audit Senior Manager – Banking
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineInternal Audit, Risk & Compliance Services
Service Line InformationIn the UK, KPMG audits more listed companies than any other professional services firm. Our success and reputation rests upon the quality and integrity of our services - not to mention our people. Rest assured; you will be working as a highly valued member of our 3,000 strong UK Audit practice.

The Corporates group is split into a number of industry sectors, including media, retail, chemicals and pharmaceuticals and energy and natural resources and serves an impressive range of clients varying in size from smaller private companies to large multi-national groups. The Corporate group excludes our financial services clients.

Job DescriptionKPMG Internal Audit (IA) Practice is growing at a rapid pace and is looking to hire a Senior Manager - Internal Audit to join the Banking Team. The Banking Team sits within the International Markets and Government and Internal Audit sits within the Risk Consulting part of KPMG’s UK business.

- Are you looking for an opportunity where you can play a leadership role in managing IA teams and make a real impact?

- Do you want to support at IA forums and coach individuals in the team to achieve their potential and deliver quality?

If so, this is a great opportunity for an individual to be involved in managing the team and supporting on the sales and marketing effort.

The Banking Internal Audit team operates from Canary Wharf and works on engagements at multiple client sites.

Areas of Work:

As a Senior Manager, you will be developing client relationships and supporting business development initiatives and supporting partners/directors to lead a variety of IA engagements covering the spectrum of services that we provide including:

- reviewing and establishing internal audit functions;
- creating audit plans;
- delivery of individual and/or a programme of internal audit projects;
- partnering with clients to supply specialist resource;
- secondments to IA functions to help deliver audits;
- performing external assessments of internal audit functions; and
- supporting the delivery of training to IA teams on regulatory themes, IA and industry hot topics.

The Role

- Supporting partners/directors to identify and develop new client relationships.
- Actively participating in and supporting the partners/directors in business development activity including the development of proposals and presenting to client selection panels.
- Assisting with building new client relationships through attendance at both internally hosted and external events.
- Supporting the partners/directors in the delivery of internal audit outsource/ co-source or External Quality Assessments for Banking Clients.
- Collaboration with a number of firm-wide subject matter experts providing assurance to clients on emerging risk areas.
- Acting as a coach to members of the team and helping with the development of the team as a whole.

The Responsibilities

- Manage a portfolio of existing IA clients and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
- Support the partners/directors to prepare for business development meetings with target clients, attend those meetings and help manage the sales pipeline.
- Understand client’s IA needs and highlight further work opportunities to partners/directors and assist in the development of compelling proposals/solutions to support new business initiatives.
- Attendance at key clients meetings (i.e. planning and risk assessments, Audit Committee etc.) with senior auditees/stakeholders.
- Review key client deliverables such as IA reports, working papers, and audit programs including managing the input from subject matter experts before final quality assurance by partners/directors.
- Share knowledge and insights on current and emerging Banking and IA best practice, issues and trends.
- Support the provision of advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices in the context of providing IA services.
- Support partners/directors in the development of a multi-disciplinary network across KPMG’s service lines and contribute to any cross-selling opportunities.
- Set and monitor engagement budgets and profitability, including identifying additional revenue opportunities. Forecasting and reporting on client engagements.
- Coach, support and manage staff performance providing open and honest feedback.

Qualifications & Skills

- Achieved an accountancy qualification including but not limited to ACA, ACCA, IIA, CCAB. We will also consider other suitable Internal Audit qualifications.
- Significant Internal Audit and/or Risk Management experience, including experience of coordinating teams delivering audits and management of annual planning processes.
- Private sector and/or professional services experience within Financial Services and specifically including banking clients.
- Strong presentation skills and the ability to facilitate workshops both internally and externally.
- Outstanding communication skills and experience of dealing with senior stakeholders.
Strong project management skills.
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