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Regulatory Advisor

Date: Dec 7, 2018

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID136591BR
Job TitleRegulatory Advisor
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineFRM
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.

As subject matter experts with a breadth of experience and specialism across industry, consulting, academia and regulators, the risk team offer the skills and levers to provoke and support complex and unique risk transformational projects in the financial services industry.

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
The KPMG Regulatory Team delivers regulatory compliance or risk management related support to firms that are authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority or the Prudential Regulatory Authority. This support might include authorisations, gap analysis, transformation, customer remediation and redress, regulator visit support, training or advice/guidance on managing regulator intervention. Given that regulation impacts on all areas on the business, this might cover corporate governance, the effectiveness of the assurance functions, organisational systems and controls, financial soundness and how customers are treated at each of the key stages of the customer relationship lifecycle.

The role:

This role holder will be an Advisor in the regional Regulatory Team, which comprises 35 individuals that are spread across the North and Midlands.
This is a varied role that offers tremendous opportunity for development in one of the UK’s fastest growth professions at one of the UK’s largest and more renowned regulatory consultancy practice.

Duties Include:

- Advising clients on the impact of the changing regulatory landscapes on their business models and supporting them through that change.
- Delivering engagements (which might include multi-disciplinary engagements), which would typically include gap analysis, transformational support, remediation, training and authorisation assistance.
- Delivering these engagements individually or as part of an engagement team.
- Over time, managing smaller or less complicated engagements and overseeing the team delivering these.
- Developing and maintaining strong relationships with KPMG colleagues and with clients.
- Playing a prominent role in business development for the Regulatory Team and wider business, which might include assisting in the building of propositions and taking these to market as well as identifying opportunities for on-sell from existing client engagements.
- Playing a role in research, insight development and knowledge management.
- The delivery of client work/internal projects to a thorough and exacting standard.
The person:

We need a proactive and ambitious individual that will work hard and well to help us achieve the regional Regulatory Team’s, the wider businesses’ and your own personal goals.

Qualifications and Skills:

- Graduate.
- Working towards or possessing an accountancy related qualification (e.g. ACCA) highly desirable;
- Working towards or possessing an industry recognised qualification (e.g. CISA, FPC, IMC, CFA etc.) desirable;
- Knowledge of the banking, mortgage, insurance, investment management, consumer credit and/or payments sectors highly desirable.
- Knowledge of the UK regulatory framework applicable to the banking, mortgage, insurance, investment management, consumer credit and/or payments sector desirable (which includes governance, oversight and control requirements as well as the conduct related requirements) highly desirable.
- Active listener and effective communicator.
- Planning and project management skills.
- Issue identification and problem-solving skills (and pro proactive in thinking of new and creative ways to solve these problems).
- Proven ability to draft clear and concise written outputs.
- Proven ability to achieve results, even when faced with obstacles or setbacks.
- Positive and flexible attitude to work and a willingness to embrace new initiatives.
- Networking, influencing and stakeholder management.
- Confident and highly motivated individual.

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.

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