Risk Strategy & Technology - UK Candidates - Senior Consultants & Managers


Manager/ Senior Consultant – Risk Strategy & Technology

  • Join KPMG Australia’s risk division and start planning your future
  • Sponsorship and relocation provided – you must hold 3 years post qualification experience in Audit/ Risk/ Assurance to be eligible
  • Opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth
  • Learn about the amazing lifestyle here in Australia as Summer has arrived

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise, and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, drive, disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm, and our communities.

The risk world is adapting and changing regulations to fit the current environment. Here in Australia, we are looking to the UK as leaders in risk management to help diversify our skills especially within operational risk, recovery and resolution and regulatory change to ensure we are leaders in our market. Joining us means you will be part of an agile and flexible working environment that can offer you best in class learning and personal development opportunities. Not to mention an array of benefits including annual flu vaccinations, volunteer leave, discounted health insurance, MS Office for home products and a load of retail discounts.

Each day, we work with some of the most exciting, innovative and important businesses in Australia. We provide specialised services that enable our clients to focus on their growth journey, as they change the landscape of our economy. Come and be a part of our dynamic, fast growing, market leading team who is committed to helping our clients succeed.

Due to growth within our existing client base, we currently have opportunities in our market leading Risk Strategy division across the Senior Consultant and Manager levels.

KPMG Risk Strategy & Technology – Who are we?

KPMG Risk Strategy & Technology is a specialist Consulting Team dedicated to helping clients achieve commercial outcomes, by viewing risk management as a lever for enhanced innovation, reputation and sustainable growth. Some of our areas of expertise include Risk Strategy – understanding risk capacity to inform strategic direction and decision-making, Governance – looking at Risk Operating Models and Risk Culture & Conduct – aligning risk culture and behavioural policies. We work with some of the Tier 1 Organisations in Australia and Globally particularly across Financial Services, Infrastructure, Health, FMCG, Retail, Logistics, Technology, Energy and Defence. Due to the ongoing demand from our clients that Risk Management underpins nearly every single strategic initiative, our service line continues to enjoy healthy growth and spotlight year on year. We take pride in our diversity in both background and identity including accountants, lawyers, management consultants and business professionals from varying ethnicities, genders, beliefs and orientations.

Common Questions we Solve:

How is data used to inform better risk decisions?

Are there early warning systems in place to alert the Board and Senior Management to emerging risks?

Is there integration and alignment of risk management with strategic planning and capital allocation?

How does Board and Management know that the intended risk culture is understood and reflected in how employees behave?

Your Opportunity – Senior Consultant

As a Senior Consultant you’ll play a lead role in scoping, execution and delivery of a wide array of risk advisory projects. You’ll be consulting with clients by reviewing their Target Operating Models across the Three Lines of Defence. On other engagements there will be a focus on uplifting controls looking at design effectiveness and operational effectiveness with minimising reliance on manual control-work. Our other specialist teams focus on third party risk assessments across supply chain risk.

You’ll be joining an elite team of diverse risk professionals in a highly collaborative environment where the goal will be to deliver competitive advantage for businesses by improving their risk management functions. As a Senior Consultant your day to day may look like this.

  • Design: Reviewing risks with associated processes, controls, frameworks and functions including gap analysis, design, operation and outputs.
  • Engage: Partnering with control owners to deliver targeted projects which uplift quality of risk and control matrices.
  • Measure: Help to track and measure effectiveness of controls, ensuring they are robust and operationally effective.
  • Utilising your knowledge of operational and compliance risks executing targeted project work to mitigate risk.
  • Documentation and reporting of control gaps, undocumented controls and highlighting potential high-risk areas.
  • Coaching stakeholders and leaders on best practice risk management methodology and driving a culture of high performance and ethical business practices.
  • Leading junior team members on a day-to-day basis, mentoring and professional development.
  • Developing strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, identifying opportunities for future business.

 

Your Opportunity – Manager

As a Manager within the Risk Strategy & Technology team you’ll be responsible for the day to day running of client engagements, playing a project-management like role in delivery of engagements. You’ll be the SME and point of contact for general enquiries and escalations, stepping in where required to gather more information or provide guidance as an Experienced Risk Professional.

Internally you’ll be working with the leadership group to ensure that delivery is optimised, commercial targets are on track and resourcing is adequately addressed. On the client-side you’ll be involved in review presentations, day to day reports and may have the responsibility of managing a team. As a Manager your day to day may look like this.

  • Design: Reviewing risks with associated processes, controls, frameworks and functions including gap analysis, design, operation and outputs.
  • Engage: Partnering with control owners to deliver targeted projects which uplift quality of risk and control matrices.
  • Measure: Help to track and measure effectiveness of controls, ensuring they are robust and operationally effective.
  • Utilising your knowledge of operational and compliance risks executing targeted project work to mitigate risk.
  • Documentation and reporting of control gaps, undocumented controls and highlighting potential high-risk areas.
  • Managing internal team budgets, deliverables and engagements.
  • Coaching Senior Leadership on best practice risk management methodology while driving a culture of high performance and ethical business practices.
  • Presenting findings and reports to Senior Leadership both client-facing and internal.
  • Identifying opportunities for business development and revenue generation.
  • Building strong relationships with clients, ensuring that service deliverables are being met and exceeded where possible.

Key Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications ideally having or working towards a CA/CPA/CIA equivalent post-tertiary qualification is advantageous.
  • Must have a logical / structured understanding of risk management through operational and enterprise risk lenses.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written, able to articulate examples of dealing with difficult stakeholders, problem solving, process improvements.
  • High level of organisation and ability to manage conflicting deadlines, priorities and wide variety of work engagements.
  • Ability to quickly build strong relationships and network with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external.

Manager/ Senior Consultant – Risk Strategy & Technology

  • Join KPMG Australia’s risk division and start planning your future
  • Sponsorship and relocation provided – you must hold 3 years post qualification experience in Audit/ Risk/ Assurance to be eligible
  • Opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth
  • Learn about the amazing lifestyle here in Australia as Summer has arrived

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise, and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change, drive, disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm, and our communities.

The risk world is adapting and changing regulations to fit the current environment. Here in Australia, we are looking to the UK as leaders in risk management to help diversify our skills especially within operational risk, recovery and resolution and regulatory change to ensure we are leaders in our market. Joining us means you will be part of an agile and flexible working environment that can offer you best in class learning and personal development opportunities. Not to mention an array of benefits including annual flu vaccinations, volunteer leave, discounted health insurance, MS Office for home products and a load of retail discounts.

Each day, we work with some of the most exciting, innovative and important businesses in Australia. We provide specialised services that enable our clients to focus on their growth journey, as they change the landscape of our economy. Come and be a part of our dynamic, fast growing, market leading team who is committed to helping our clients succeed.

Due to growth within our existing client base, we currently have opportunities in our market leading Risk Strategy division across the Senior Consultant and Manager levels.

KPMG Risk Strategy & Technology – Who are we?

KPMG Risk Strategy & Technology is a specialist Consulting Team dedicated to helping clients achieve commercial outcomes, by viewing risk management as a lever for enhanced innovation, reputation and sustainable growth. Some of our areas of expertise include Risk Strategy – understanding risk capacity to inform strategic direction and decision-making, Governance – looking at Risk Operating Models and Risk Culture & Conduct – aligning risk culture and behavioural policies. We work with some of the Tier 1 Organisations in Australia and Globally particularly across Financial Services, Infrastructure, Health, FMCG, Retail, Logistics, Technology, Energy and Defence. Due to the ongoing demand from our clients that Risk Management underpins nearly every single strategic initiative, our service line continues to enjoy healthy growth and spotlight year on year. We take pride in our diversity in both background and identity including accountants, lawyers, management consultants and business professionals from varying ethnicities, genders, beliefs and orientations.

Common Questions we Solve:

How is data used to inform better risk decisions?

Are there early warning systems in place to alert the Board and Senior Management to emerging risks?

Is there integration and alignment of risk management with strategic planning and capital allocation?

How does Board and Management know that the intended risk culture is understood and reflected in how employees behave?

Your Opportunity – Senior Consultant

As a Senior Consultant you’ll play a lead role in scoping, execution and delivery of a wide array of risk advisory projects. You’ll be consulting with clients by reviewing their Target Operating Models across the Three Lines of Defence. On other engagements there will be a focus on uplifting controls looking at design effectiveness and operational effectiveness with minimising reliance on manual control-work. Our other specialist teams focus on third party risk assessments across supply chain risk.

You’ll be joining an elite team of diverse risk professionals in a highly collaborative environment where the goal will be to deliver competitive advantage for businesses by improving their risk management functions. As a Senior Consultant your day to day may look like this.

  • Design: Reviewing risks with associated processes, controls, frameworks and functions including gap analysis, design, operation and outputs.
  • Engage: Partnering with control owners to deliver targeted projects which uplift quality of risk and control matrices.
  • Measure: Help to track and measure effectiveness of controls, ensuring they are robust and operationally effective.
  • Utilising your knowledge of operational and compliance risks executing targeted project work to mitigate risk.
  • Documentation and reporting of control gaps, undocumented controls and highlighting potential high-risk areas.
  • Coaching stakeholders and leaders on best practice risk management methodology and driving a culture of high performance and ethical business practices.
  • Leading junior team members on a day-to-day basis, mentoring and professional development.
  • Developing strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, identifying opportunities for future business.

 

Your Opportunity – Manager

As a Manager within the Risk Strategy & Technology team you’ll be responsible for the day to day running of client engagements, playing a project-management like role in delivery of engagements. You’ll be the SME and point of contact for general enquiries and escalations, stepping in where required to gather more information or provide guidance as an Experienced Risk Professional.

Internally you’ll be working with the leadership group to ensure that delivery is optimised, commercial targets are on track and resourcing is adequately addressed. On the client-side you’ll be involved in review presentations, day to day reports and may have the responsibility of managing a team. As a Manager your day to day may look like this.

  • Design: Reviewing risks with associated processes, controls, frameworks and functions including gap analysis, design, operation and outputs.
  • Engage: Partnering with control owners to deliver targeted projects which uplift quality of risk and control matrices.
  • Measure: Help to track and measure effectiveness of controls, ensuring they are robust and operationally effective.
  • Utilising your knowledge of operational and compliance risks executing targeted project work to mitigate risk.
  • Documentation and reporting of control gaps, undocumented controls and highlighting potential high-risk areas.
  • Managing internal team budgets, deliverables and engagements.
  • Coaching Senior Leadership on best practice risk management methodology while driving a culture of high performance and ethical business practices.
  • Presenting findings and reports to Senior Leadership both client-facing and internal.
  • Identifying opportunities for business development and revenue generation.
  • Building strong relationships with clients, ensuring that service deliverables are being met and exceeded where possible.

Key Requirements

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications ideally having or working towards a CA/CPA/CIA equivalent post-tertiary qualification is advantageous.
  • Must have a logical / structured understanding of risk management through operational and enterprise risk lenses.
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written, able to articulate examples of dealing with difficult stakeholders, problem solving, process improvements.
  • High level of organisation and ability to manage conflicting deadlines, priorities and wide variety of work engagements.
  • Ability to quickly build strong relationships and network with a variety of stakeholders both internal and external.
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