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Senior Consultant - Business Process Controls Specialist within Financial Services

Toronto, ON
Full Time
2 days ago
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 Technology Risk Consulting services team is growing and we are looking for Senior Consultants to join our team in Toronto. The Technology Risk Consulting practice provides a variety of services to our clients. The successful candidate will focus primarily on providing IT Advisory and Assurance based services to clients in the Asset Management and Financial Services space. They will also be involved in training and guiding our new campus hires.

What you will do
  • Working closely with our Clients and Audit teams to conduct assessments of business process risks and controls primarily in the Asset Management (Custody, Funds/Pension Administration, Transfer Agency) and Financial Services space, including any experience in conducting automated controls embedded within information systems in support of our CSAE 3416 / SSAE 18 / ISAE 3402 Service Organization Control (SOC) audits and external audit engagements.
  • Performing other engagements within the context of supporting the external audit, IT internal audit or SOC attestation engagements and assessment of business and IT related controls in large transformation projects.
  • Reviewing new and existing systems in terms of adequacy of business and IT controls, security, operational considerations, data conversion, and project management assessment.
  • Engagement risk management: quality assurance through file review, engagement planning, development and monitoring, engagement profitability - Simultaneously deliver multiple client engagements of varying size, scope, and complexity.
  • Business development: taking a proactive role in the business community to increase awareness of the firm's services and level of commitment to the local market, developing and maturing relationships with internal staff and clients, developing proposals, identifying, and pursuing opportunities to increase the practice's penetration in the public and private sector.
  • Service Delivery : conducting research, performing technical testing, writing reports, conducting interviews, and communicating regularly with clients and resources.
  • Guide field engagement teams as well as coaching and mentoring junior staff members.
What you bring to the role
The successful candidate will possess the following skills and behaviors:
  • Bachelor's or MBA degree in Business or Finance required, ideally with a major in accounting.
  • Completion of one or a combination of the following designations CPA, CFA, CISA, CRISC. The completion of a CPA or equivalent accounting designation is highly recommended.
  • 2 to 5 years o f relevant experience in assessing information technology or business process risk ideally within a large consulting practice.
  • Strong understanding and experience with business process, operations, and controls-based audits (e.g., SOC1, SOC2) is preferred.
  • Experience within an external audit practice auditing clients in the Asset Management Financial Services industries. From this, a strong understanding of business processes associated with custodial/fund administration service providers, banks or insurance companies. For example, experience should cover multiple of the following areas: Custodial, Fund/Pension Administration (for retail mutual funds, institutional, pension, hedge and private equity funds), Transfer Agency, Capital Markets, Retail and Corporate Lending, Wealth Management, Broker Dealer, Investment Managers.
  • Ability to work both - with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Excellent communication skills being able to express insights, both written and orally.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail and strong organization and analytical skills.
  • Strong understanding of business risks and audit risks.
  • Have a high degree of personal confidence, enthusiasm, and drive.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
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