Internal Audit Manager – National Markets (Birmingham)

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
Birmingham
Posted
17 Apr 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Role As a 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 internal 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 resources were needed - Sarbanes Oxley advisory services and delivery, including implementation projects and ongoing 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 internal audits - Assessing effectiveness of internal audit functions, audit committees and boards - - Working with members of other KPMG advisory teams Secondments to clients to assist with specific projects Roles & Responsibilities - Retaining management responsibility for a 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 internal 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 Other ad hoc responsibilities which may include: - Counselling/appraisals of junior staff - Forecasting and reporting on client engagements The Person Experience required: - Managing Internal Audit and/or risk management engagements, preferably including experience of managing Global teams. - SOX testing experience is preferable and experience of SOX implementation projects is beneficial. Project management: - Experience of being the main client contact for engagements and dealing with day to day interactions at FC / FD level. Skills/Qualifications - Qualified (IIA, CCAB, ICAEW or equivalent). - 2.1 degree

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