Internal Audit Assistant Manager - Corporates
London, United Kingdom
4d ago

The Team

KPMG's Internal Audit, Risk and Compliance Services (IARCS) practice is an area of the firm with tremendous growth potential as proven by recent significant wins.

It provides services relating to internal audit, internal control review, advisory projects and risk management. Clients are generally large corporates, including many of the world’s leading companies.

Our services deliver added value to clients through the use of modern risk management and audit techniques focusing on strategic, management and operational issues as well as financial.

Within IARCS, we have an opportunity for an Assistant Manager based in the Corporates team in the London office. The role will be particularly attractive to those who have experience or knowledge of internal audit within a large corporate environment.

The Role

As an Assistant Manager in IARCS there will be opportunities to work on a variety of engagements covering the spectrum of services that we provide including :

  • Reviewing and establishing internal audit functions
  • Assurance mapping
  • Creating annual audit plans for clients
  • Providing internal audit services on both outsourced and co-sourced contractual basis
  • Managing and directly delivering individual and / or a programme of internal audit projects which includes planning, review, quality assurance and reporting
  • Working with client’s in house internal audit function to supply specialist or additional resource needed
  • Process improvement projects
  • Risk management, governance and internal audit advisory services
  • Risk identification workshops and control reviews
  • Delivering control and risk training
  • Managing and reviewing internal control questionnaires
  • Corporate governance reviews
  • Contract compliance audits
  • Assessing effectiveness of internal audit functions, audit committees and boards
  • Sarbanes Oxley advisory services, delivery and testing
  • Working with members of other KPMG advisory teams Secondments to clients to assist with specific projects
  • Delivering specific advisory projects Business development
  • Responsibilities

  • Retaining management responsibility for a UK-wide portfolio of clients, maintaining relationships with senior KPMG and client staff and is responsible for the financial performance and delivery of these accounts
  • Demonstrating a detailed understanding of how current and emerging legal, regulatory, governance, risk management, auditing, accounting and financial reporting standards affect their clients
  • Undertaking KPMG's internal risk management and client engagement management procedures including client acceptance, continuance and engagement procedures
  • Keeping up to date with all industry specific issues and circumstances which affect their clients
  • Developing audit strategies which address all audit, client service and project management issues, in accordance with the KPMG internal audit methodology
  • Recognising where specialists are required and involving other KPMG staff, managing their input to the client
  • Reviewing the audit evidence obtained ensuring it is sufficient in line with IIA Standards and KPMG methodology
  • Conducting meetings with clients to explain audit findings and drafting and reviewing reports
  • Reporting to partners / directors all salient points arising from assignments
  • Producing quarterly Audit Committee papers
  • Setting budgets for engagements and monitoring delivery against budget
  • Ensuring work in progress is monitored and controlled with fees being raised promptly
  • Identifying and exploiting additional fee billing possibilities
  • Planning and allocating staff resources to fulfil business requirements
  • Setting objectives with the team, and providing support and feeding back on performance
  • Providing coaching and training to KPMG staff on risk management and internal audit methodology
  • Identifying and developing new opportunities for KPMG to work with clients and targets
  • Writing tender documents and presenting at proposals
  • Assisting partners in general business development
  • The Person

    Skills / Qualifications :

  • SOX testing experience is preferable and experience of SOX implementation projects would be highly beneficial. Ideally the candidate has knowledge of SOX404 requirements.
  • Qualified (IIA, CCAB, ICAEW or equivalent).
  • Overseeing fieldwork for internal audit and / or risk management engagements.
  • Experience of being the main client contact for engagements and dealing with day to day interactions at FC / FD level.
  • Private sector and / or professional services experience within the corporate sector.
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