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Senior Manager - Accounting Advisory Services

Date: Apr 15, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

As a senior manager in the team, the individual would be expected to:



- Play a significant role in the delivery of high quality prudential regulatory advice to insurance clients on the impacts of a changing risk and regulatory landscape on their business models and supporting them through that change




- Provide advice across a range of topics and emerging regulatory risk areas, including authorisations, approvals, capital requirements, group structuring, governance, and regulatory reporting, recovery and resolution, climate change risk




- Communicate clearly analysis, observations and recommendations in writing and verbally




- Take responsibility for engagement planning and management on a day-to-day basis




- Act as day-to-day lead on client engagements, managing teams where required




- Keep up to date with industry specific issues and circumstances which affect insurance regulation, develop points of view and client propositions on agreed topics




- Prepare and delivery presentations, training, thought leadership and marketing materials




- Identify additional opportunities for KPMG to perform consulting services to their non-audit clients




- Lead the proposals process for new client opportunities




- Develop client relationships and utilise network to identify opportunities for KPMG to perform additional services




- Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support and updating senior members on progress




- Mentor staff and conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff






The senior manager would have:



- Thorough knowledge of insurance regulations (Solvency II, in particular) and experience of applying this to a range of different issues




- Ideally some consulting experience, with excellent client liaison and communication skills as well as commercial awareness




- Ability to develop new business opportunities for the insurance regulation team to deliver




- Strong project management experience




- Ability to work in a client facing and consulting role, with ability to build networks and relationships




- Proactive attitude with a desire for the opportunity for personal and professional growth




- Thorough understanding of Solvency II reporting, governance and capital requirements






To qualify for the role, we would expect an individual to have:



- 8+ years’ experience of delivering audit or risk regulatory services to general and/or specialty insurers




- Strong academic background including at least a 2:1 Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a business, legal, actuarial, or finance related degree




- Up to date knowledge of the regulatory environment impacting insurers




- Possess a relevant professional qualification (such as ACA)




- Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and client presentations




- Proven technical and analytical ability to dissect client issues and propose commercial solutions




- Ability to prioritise tasks and provide constructive, meaningful challenge in the development of client solutions




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