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Manager – Tech Risk Analytics – Cloud & Innovation

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143610BR
Job TitleManager – Tech Risk Analytics – Cloud & Innovation
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
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 Description
Using 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.

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.

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 Role

- Exhibit deep understanding of financial services firms and capital markets (buy and/or sell side) - key performance drivers, emerging technical and industry developments, general business/economic/regulatory developments and their impact to the client

- Leverage data, statistical and advanced analytical techniques to provide new insights into business performance issues for financial services firms and capital markets clients and recommend the best technologies and implementations to help them monetise the data and implement the latest technologies that would enable them to be more digital

- Provide oversight on the delivery of data analytics projects leading large teams, coach junior staff and regularly conduct trainings/knowledge sharing sessions on industry challenges and how analytics can help address those challenges

- Identify and capitalise on opportunities to expand business by building and executing on a pipeline of proactive propositions for financial services firms and capital markets clients. Assume ownership of key client relationships, identify revenue-generating opportunities and get involved in business development activities such as proposition development, proposal writing, pitch presentations, etc.

- Build global relationships and actively seek out the global networks best experts to address client needs

- Communicate compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems

- Build constructive working relationships across different teams, functions, countries or cultures

- Ensure the firm’s quality protocols / risk management requirements are implemented and complied with both internally and on client engagements

- Build relationships with other departments to deliver market and client focused business solutions

The Person

- Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.

- Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm

- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others

- Seeks to understand others motivations

- Supports others to make brave decisions

- Cultivates a culture of resourcefulness and creative thinking

Essential Skills:

- Demonstrable expertise in providing analytical and data driven solutions to financial services and capital markets sector to improve business/risk/regulatory performance. Experience of working with a tier 1 consulting firm or a large Financial Services Institution as a Data Scientist is highly desirable

- Extensive experience of deploying advanced analytical techniques (such as statistical modelling, machine learning, NLP, optimisation, simulation, forecasting, information retrieval etc.) to generate insights

- Proven experience working with cloud technologies and cloud native applications especially across Google (Bigtable, BigQuery, Stackdriver, Data Studio, Cloud Data Fusion, Cloud Machine Learning, Natural Language API etc.), Amazon and Microsoft are highly desirable

- Experience across a range of analytical tools (GCP/AWS/Azure cloud applications, Hadoop, Beeline, Hive, SAS, SPSS, Matlab, Pentaho, R, Python, Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau, Excel (VBA, Pivot Tables), etc.)

- Proven experience working across a plethora of data sources – open source data, third party data, transactional data, PII data, structured/unstructured etc. – merging such to derive business insights

- Strong understanding of financial services and capital markets across various product and asset classes

- Deep understanding of middle & back office processes, preferably engaged in operational strategy across investment operations to include Reporting (client, regulatory and fund performance), Trade Processing, Valuations, Distribution Operations, Mandate Control, client on boarding and transitions

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

- A proven ability to lead complex engagements, manage and monitor budgets and financial performance

- Proven sales experience and ability to play an active role in the business development process

- Appreciation of growth areas in wholesale banking and capital markets and how analytics can be leveraged to create values for our clients

- 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

Desirable Skills:

- Hands on experience of building Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning/deep learning models

- Experience of using technology and analytics to design and implement RPA solutions

- Applied Statistics background

- Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. FRM, CQF or CFA) is a plus

KPMG 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 all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

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 pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to 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 by viewing our Policy

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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Applying with a DisabilityAs a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

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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