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Manager - Insurance Risk

Date: Feb 19, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

Our Risk and Regulatory team provides advisory services to assist leading organisations in the Insurance sector. KPMG has a proven track record of helping clients in this area, and we have significant growth plans given the opportunities arising from increasing regulatory scrutiny and supervision, and a volatile risk landscape.

Team members possess a variety of core risk management, assurance and advisory skills and have considerable industry knowledge and specialist expertise of the UK Insurance market.

The Role


Advising clients within the Insurance sector on the impact of a changing risk and regulatory landscape on their business models and supporting them through that change including in the following areas:

- Governance, risk and controls and corporate culture
- Risk Management Frameworks, processes and activities
- Risk appetite
- Stress and Scenario Testing
- Conduct risk frameworks and issues
- Horizon scanning and the impact of emerging risks and regulatory change
- Supporting firms in the delivery of their own risk management responsibilities
- Delivering Section 166 reviews and reporting to the PRA/FCA as part of a wider team.
- Keeping up to date with industry specific issues and circumstances which affect insurance regulation.
- Supporting the provision of advice regarding regulatory requirements affecting the insurance sector
- Assisting in the preparation of presentations, training, thought leadership, and marketing materials.
- Delivering client engagements, working in both small sized teams and larger, multi-disciplinary teams. This would include the whole engagement lifecycle: Planning to completion and reporting directly to the engagement manager and partner.

The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

• Strong understanding of businesses, structures, governance frameworks, risks, and process and control infrastructures of firms in the Insurance sector.
• Strong communication skills and ability to influence and deal with senior individuals.
• Knowledge of the regulatory environment in relation to risk management

- Knowledge/Experience:

• Educated to degree level or equivalent.
• Professional qualification preferred, with strong knowledge of regulatory rules and guidance but crucially practical application within an FS sector.
• The ability to evaluate technical issues, analyse facts, consult and deliver solutions to clients.
• Excellent communication and presentation skills, including an ability to communicate well with clients (internal and external) in writing and verbally.
• Understanding of regulatory developments and key current issues facing clients.
• Experience in working with teams and the ability to work independently.
• C grade only: Experience of managing small teams to deliver specific projects and outcomes

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