Internal Auditor - Insurance

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
30 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time

As an Internal Auditor at KPMG 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
- Sarbanes Oxley advisory services and delivery, including implementation projects and ingoing SOX testing
- 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 and delivery

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 and PSIAS 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 engagement and monitoring delivery against the 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:

- Qualified (IIA, CCAB, ICAEW or equivalent) . Accounting qualification is highly preferable due to the requirement for SOX testing experience.
- 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.
- Banking/Insurance experience preferred
- Commercial awareness and the ability to be flexible to adapt recommendations to client situations
- Strong written and verbal communication skills


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