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Manager - Internal Audit Analytics

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139199BR
Job TitleManager - Internal Audit Analytics
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineRC Technology
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.

Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation. 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.

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 DescriptionJoining 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 Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs

- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity

Work with Partners and Directors in shaping the future of Audit using Data Analytics

- Help clients to create and deliver future proof Audit Plans using Data Analytics

- Create re-usable libraries of high value analytics tests for high risk areas

- Bring audit results to life with real-time visualisations and continuous monitoring dashboards

- Develop Assets and tools to be deployed in Internal Audit to enable all auditors to perform complex analytics

- Shape the future of Internal Audit with the framework for auditing of and with AI and Robotics.

- Bring analytics to other Tech Risk service lines, embedding innovation in GRC, operational resilience and Tech Risk.

- Contribute to thought leadership for audit innovation and participate in industry forums e.g. ISACA, IIA to build market prescence

The Person

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns

- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued

- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations

- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Qualifications and Skills

- Proven experience of successfully managing and delivering large Audit Analytics portfolios to financial services industry clients either within a Big 4 firm or a large Financial Services Institution

- Recognised accounting / auditing (e.g. CISA) / risk qualification

- Experience in an IT risk and control / audit environment

- Degree/masters qualification in IT

- Technical skills in using and reviewing most of the following technology areas:

- Data Analytics (SQL, SAS, Idea, ACL)

- Data Visualisation (Tableau, QlikView / Qlik Sense, Power BI, Spotfire)

- Data Science (R, Python, Octave)

Experience and Background

- Experience of managing Audit Analytics portfolios in FS sector with an experience of leading large teams

- Experience of managing business and IT stakeholders from across the business and all levels of seniority, including CIO, CFO and CISO

- Ability to identify and assess complex IT risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express opinions clearly to all levels

- Strong understanding of financial reporting and controls

- Strong understanding of FS sector – business processes / products / keys risks

- A good understanding of technology platforms

- Good knowledge of different operating systems, databases, networking, security concepts and technologies from an IT risk and controls perspective

- Strong leadership skills both on engagements and in an office environment

- Ability to play an active role in the business development process

- Ability to present on specific subjects to a large group of people

- Strong analytical skills and ability to adapt to changing circumstances

- Experience of working on tenders and large audit proposals

- Demonstrate professional scepticism - proven track record of compliance with quality standards and an ability to balance an efficient and compliant audit

- An aptitude for embracing and adapting to new technology

- A proven ability to manage and monitor engagement budgets and financial performance

- Ability to spot opportunities to add value to clients and work with colleagues in other lines of service to help clients find solutions to the challenges they face

- Ability to work flexibly in terms of working hours to accommodate tight timelines and manage well under pressure

- Experience of fee negotiations and negotiating scope changes with clients

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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