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Internal Audit Senior Manager - Investment Management

Date: Jun 27, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145632BR
Job TitleInternal Audit Senior Manager - Investment Management
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineIARCS
Service Line Information

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

KPMG's Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) practice is an area of the firm with tremendous growth potential as proven by recent significant wins. It provides services relating to Internal Audit, Internal Control review, advisory projects and risk management. Clients are based in both the private sector and our services deliver added value to clients through the use of modern risk management and audit techniques focusing on strategic, management and operational issues as well as financial.



The FS team is based nationally, but this role is to work in the dynamic, fast growing and supportive Insurance and Investment Management team, based in Canary Wharf, but also working on engagements at multiple client sites.

- Are you looking for an opportunity where you can play a leadership role in managing dynamic IA teams leveraging fellow SMEs skills and experience in order make a real value adding client impact?

- Do you want to have your voice heard at IA forums and coach individuals in the team to achieve their full potential and deliver quality services?

- Do you want to help build meaningful trusted relationships with top tier FS clients?

If so, this is a great opportunity for an individual to be involved in managing the team and supporting business development through building meaningful trusted relationships with clients.



The Role

As a Senior Manager working in the Investment Management, 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 helping to establish internal audit functions;

- creating audit plans;

- delivery of individual and/or a programme of internal audit projects;

- partnering with clients to supply specialist SME resource;

- designing and implementing SOx compliant controls frameworks, including managing and directing juniors to conduct detailed testing of such controls;

- 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, thought leadership and industry hot topics.



Responsibilities will include:

- Managing a portfolio of existing IA clients and developing relationships with key stakeholders.

- Supporting the partners/directors to prepare for business development meetings with target clients, attending those meetings and helping to manage the opportunities pipeline.

- Understanding clients’ IA needs and highlighting further work opportunities to client service teams and assisting in the development of compelling proposals/solutions to support new business initiatives.

- Attending key clients meetings (i.e. planning and risk assessments, Audit Committee etc.) with senior auditees/stakeholders.

- Reviewing key client deliverables such as IA/SOx controls reports, working papers, including SOx testing, and audit programs including managing the input from subject matter experts before final quality assurance by partners/directors.

- Sharing knowledge and insights on current and emerging FS and IA best practice, issues and trends.

- Supporting 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 contributing to any cross-selling opportunities.

- Setting, managing and monitoring engagement risks, budgets and profitability, including identifying additional revenue opportunities. Forecasting and reporting on client engagements.

- Coaching, supporting and managing staff performance providing open and honest feedback.



The Person

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate having achieved the following:

- 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 co-ordinating teams delivering audits and management of annual planning processes.

- SOx design, implementation and testing experience

- Industry and/or professional services experience within FS clients, especially Investment Management.

- Strong presentation skills and the ability to facilitate workshops both internally and externally.

- Outstanding communication skills and experience of dealing with senior stakeholders

- Proven ability to build strong, long lasting client relationships.

- Strong project and people management skills.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.



Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.



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