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Manager, Audit Risk Management

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

Our Audit Risk Management group is looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a Manager, Audit Risk Management . The Audit Risk Management team helps ensure KPMG (the 'Firm') and its personnel are in compliance with Professional, Regulatory, and KPMG risk management policies and procedures. The Manager, Audit Risk Management will primarily focus on activities associated with the planning, scheduling and evaluation of results associated with the annual internal Audit Quality Performance Review (QPR) program. QPR is one of the Firm's primary monitoring and remediation programs that supports our continuous focus on audit quality. In addition to QPR, the Manager, Audit Risk Management will also be involved with other Risk Management and Quality initiatives such as Root Cause Analysis (RCA), operation and documentation of International Standards on Quality Management (ISQM 1) controls, development of training and other audit quality actions among other related risk management projects and initiatives.

What you will do
  • Provide support to the Director, Audit Quality and Risk Management in managing the QPR Program for the audit practice for KPMG Canada. This includes the planning and scheduling of annual engagement reviews, analyzing and reporting of findings to senior leadership and the Global Audit Quality Monitoring Group and collaboration with the Department of Professional Practice in the determination and implementation of remedial actions for function-wide issues.
  • Provide exceptional project management for RCA and Engagement Deficiency Analysis to support project teams in the execution of these projects, in order to identify, design, implement and monitor appropriate audit quality action plan.
  • Maintain up-to-date documentation of risk management processes and various monitoring controls to ensure they continue to operate effectively.
  • Assist in preparing risk management guidance and training materials for system end-users and as part of the annual QPR program.
  • Run reports from QPR systems and apply various data analysis techniques in analyzing and presenting the data for use in risk management projects and processes.
  • Draft, edit, and send a variety of communications to regional professional practice leaders and QPR review and engagement teams with a high level of accuracy and professionalism.
  • Work collaboratively with a dynamic team to maintain internal compliance systems and execute on general audit risk management projects.
What you bring to the role
  • Post-secondary education, preferably in a business-related field is required.
  • CA/CPA designation or equivalent will be an asset.
  • Prior experience in a large professional services firm or similar environment, including experience in audit or audit risk management, will be an asset.
  • Excellent project management skills and a high aptitude to learning new systems/technology.
  • Excellent time management, written and verbal communication skills and ability to respond to inquiries with professionalism, attention to detail and ability to generate high quality deliverables.
  • Must be very organized and methodical with the ability to analyze and interpret information, in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear and to maintain appropriate levels of confidentiality where required.
  • Must possess at least intermediate excel skills (for e.g., VLOOKUP, pivot table etc.) and ability to prepare high quality presentations using PowerPoint, Power BI and other Microsoft or data analysis tools.
  • Ability to efficiently process urgent requests and reprioritize as appropriate to ensure key deadlines are met and to demonstrate effectiveness when working independently or as part of a team.
  • Proficiency in English at a business level is required
This position requires written and oral fluency in English. The successful candidate will be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking colleagues or stakeholders while at KPMG. The successful candidate will be required to create, interpret and/or apply policies, practices, laws and and/or regulations during the regular course of their employment.

KPMG BC Region Pay Range Information
The expected base salary range for this position is $69,000 to $110,500 and may be eligible for bonus awards. The determination of an applicant's base salary within this range is based on the individual's location, skills, & competencies, and unique qualifications. In addition, KPMG offers a comprehensive and competitive Total Rewards program.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

This is a hybrid position. #li-hybrid

Our Values, The KPMG Way
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

Adjustments and accommodations throughout the recruitment process
At KPMG, we strive for an inclusive recruitment process that allows all candidates to Come As You Are and Thrive with Us. We aim to provide a positive experience and are ready to offer adjustments or accommodations to help you perform at your best. Adjustments (an informal request), i.e. extra preparation time or the option for micro breaks during interviews, and accommodations (a formal request), i.e. accessible communication supports or technology aids are tailored to individual needs and role requirements.

To begin a confidential conversation about adjustments or accommodations at any point throughout the recruitment process, we encourage you to contact KPMG's Employee Relations Service team for support by emailing or by calling 1-888-466-4778, Option 3.

For information about accessible employment at KPMG, please visit our accessibility page .

About KPMG

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG International. We provide Audit, Tax, and Advisory services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public sector organizations in Canada. Nationally, there are 40 offices and over 700 partners and 7,000 employees working together to help Canadian businesses achieve their goals. Leveraging the skills, knowledge and passion of our firm and our people allows us to serve our clients with uncompromising professionalism, cutting through complexity to provide valuable insight—in Canada and around the world. KPMG s.r.l./S.E.N.C.R.L. est le cabinet canadien membre de KPMG International Cooperative (« KPMG International »). Nous offrons des services professionnels en audit et en fiscalité ainsi que des services-conseils à une vaste clientèle composée notamment de sociétés ouvertes et fermées, d’organismes sans but lucratif et d’organisations du secteur public au Canada. KPMG compte 40 bureaux à l’échelle nationale, au sein desquels collaborent plus de 700 associés et 7 000 employés pour aider les sociétés canadiennes à atteindre leurs objectifs. Nous misons sur les compétences et le savoir-faire de notre équipe pour servir nos clients − au Canada et ailleurs dans le monde − avec rigueur et professionnalisme. Notre mission première : simplifier la complexité en proposant des perspectives éclairantes.


Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-12

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