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SOX Transformation Assistant Manager - IARCS

Date: Apr 3, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

KPMG's Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) practice within Corporates is an area of the firm which continues to post tremendous growth, as evidenced by recent significant wins. It provides services relating to internal audit, internal control, corporate governance, risk management, SOx and related assurance and advisory projects. Our services to clients deliver added value through the use of modern control assessment, risk management and audit techniques focusing on strategic and operational risks, as well as financial management and reporting controls. We also work closely with other consulting teams through our Connected Consulting business of Risk and Regulatory Driven Transformation and our colleagues in Technology Risk and Cyber Risk to help ensure our clients receive the best possible advice and assurance.

Within IARCS, we have an opportunity for a Assistant Manager based in the Corporates team in London


Role and Responsibilities:

As an Assistant Manager in Corporates IARCS there will be opportunities to work on a variety of engagements for Corporate clients and your role will involve:

- Supervise, coach and review the work performed by associates and interns on the assigned engagements.
- Serve as a liaison between client representatives and KPMG management to develop and deliver detailed activities as part of the fieldwork.
- Plan and execute the day-to-day activities to deliver testing as part of a Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICOFR) assessments, Lead tests of design and test of operating effectiveness of controls.
- Identify and communicate findings arising from the testing results to senior management within the team and external stakeholders.
- Help identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients.


Skills, Qualification & Experience:

At KPMG, we think our people really stand out from the crowd. We are looking for equally exceptional people to join us, with the following skills and characteristics:


Qualifications

- Experience in internal or external audit, internal controls, risk assessment/management, regulatory compliance or governance.
- Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level in order to communicate findings and recommendations to the client's senior management team
- Project or team lead experience, specifically within a consulting firm is preferred
- Ability to identify observations and recommendations for business operations and control issues in correlation with key risk disciplines (including financial reporting, regulatory, and operational)


Experience

Experience in evaluating Design and Operating Effectiveness under Internal Controls Framework, ICFR assessment, and Internal Audit experience in the relevant sector.
- Prior experience in Consulting is required.
- Prior experience with a Big 4 is desirable.


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