Internal Audit Senior Manager - Investment Management

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 17 Dec 18

KPMG Internal Audit (IA) Practice is growing at a rapid pace and is looking to hire a Senior Manager to join.

The Role

·    Supporting partners/directors to identify and develop new client relationships.
·    Actively participating in and supporting the partners/directors in business development activity including the development of proposals and presenting to client selection panels.
·    Assisting with building new client relationships through attendance at both internally hosted and external events.
·    Supporting the partners/directors in the delivery of internal audit outsource/ co-source/SOx framework design and controls testing or External Quality Assessments for FS Clients, particularly those operating in the insurance sector.
·    Collaboration with a number of firm-wide subject matter experts providing assurance to clients on emerging risk areas.
·    Acting as a coach to members of the team and helping with the development of the team as a whole


The Responsibilities

·    Managing a portfolio of existing IA clients and developing relationships with key stakeholders.
·    Supporting the partners/directors to prepare for business development meetings with target clients, attending those meetings and helping to manage the opportunities pipeline.
·    Understanding clients’ IA needs and highlighting further work opportunities to client service teams and assisting in the development of compelling proposals/solutions to support new business initiatives.
·    Attending key clients meetings (i.e. planning and risk assessments, Audit Committee etc.) with senior auditees/stakeholders.
·    Reviewing key client deliverables such as IA/SOx controls reports, working papers, including SOx testing, and audit programs including managing the input from subject matter experts before final quality assurance by partners/directors.
·    Sharing knowledge and insights on current and emerging FS and IA best practice, issues and trends.
·    Supporting the provision of advice to a range of clients on auditor independence rules and risk management practices in the context of providing IA services.
·    Support partners/directors in the development of a multi-disciplinary network across KPMG’s service lines and contributing to any cross-selling opportunities.
·    Setting, managing and monitoring engagement risks, budgets and profitability, including identifying additional revenue opportunities. Forecasting and reporting on client engagements.
·    Coaching, supporting and managing staff performance providing open and honest feedback.

The Person

Qualifications & Skills

·    Achieved an accountancy qualification including but not limited to ACA, ACCA, IIA, CCAB. We will also consider other suitable Internal Audit qualifications.
·    Significant Internal Audit and/or Risk Management experience, including experience of co-ordinating teams delivering audits and management of annual planning processes.
·    SOx design, implementation and testing experience.
·    Industry and/or professional services experience within FS clients.
·    Strong presentation skills and the ability to facilitate workshops both internally and externally.
·    Outstanding communication skills and experience of dealing with senior stakeholders
·    Proven ability to build strong, long lasting client relationships