IT Audit Manager - IRM National Markets

Edinburgh, UK
21 Oct 2019
25 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The Team - National Markets IRM

The IRM team is an integral part of our rapidly growing National Markets Audit practice. Whilst the IRM team sits within our Audit practice, we work closely with a multi-disciplinary Consulting practice to deliver a comprehensive range of services that our clients demand. Our IRM specialists deliver four key proposition to our clients:

The use of technology in the External Audit.

Assurance of technology through Internal Audit.

Attestation over the use of technology at third parties.
Advice on the management of technology risk.
Our core client base is predominantly within financial services and large corporates, but we are increasingly finding that our specialist skills are needed by firms in other industries like Health and Public Sector. Through one of our key propositions External Audit, we evaluate the design and operational effectiveness of technology controls and assess how they may present a risk of financial misstatement. We work closely with specialist financial auditors, working as one team to deliver this type of work.

Our clients need to deal effectively with their operational risks, to achieve maximum value from their technology, data and processes and our IRM specialists provide independent, jargon-free advice to help them achieve this potential. We also work closely with Consulting teams, for example cyber security specialists, digital experts and technology strategists to ensure our clients receive the best possible advice.

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be.

The Role

A successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Further fee generation.
• Building, managing and deepening relationships across a number of clients.
• Developing internal networks and maintaining relationships with colleagues across other teams within KPMG.
• Service line development, for example Vendor Risk Management.
• Developing and nurturing of existing talent in the team to maximise their potential.
• Promoting high quality audit of IT and leveraging IT for efficient audit.
• Embedding innovation into our proposition.
• Having a demonstrable understanding of the firm's risk appetite for high risk assurance engagements
• Delivering value added assurance services to clients
• Managing and supervising project teams in delivery of assurance assignments
• Actively identifying and progressing business development opportunities, as well as managing sales activities such as proposal development and assisting with client presentations
• Contributing to practice management, e.g. knowledge sharing, training, proposition development, and knowledge management.

The Person

Qualifications, Experience and Background

- An excellent track record in managing multiple and complex engagements.
- Experience within an internal and External IT audit, assurance (e.g. 1st or 2nd line of defence) or broader consulting environment (e.g. programme delivery)
- Ability to perform in an autonomous, highly proactive style.
- Excellent oral / written communication, planning, project management, networking and influencing skills.
- Flexibility to work across the UK (and internationally) where required.
- Experienced in the coaching, management and mentoring of professional IT Audit staff.
- Demonstrable ability to grow and develop teams.
- Deliver work within tight timescales to a high quality.
- Undergraduate degree, ideally, in technology, business, or related field.
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