You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.

Senior Manager, Root Cause Analysis

Posted 5 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 team is looking for dynamic professionals to join our growing team as Senior Manager, Root Cause Analysis. The Audit Risk Management Group promotes audit quality through key monitoring and compliance programs which includes Root Cause Analysis and Engagement Deficiency Analysis.

The Senior Manager role will primarily focus on our Root Cause Analysis program and our Engagement Deficiency Analysis, which seek to identify the root causes of audit quality issues and deficiencies in our system of quality management to enable effective remediation based on an understanding of the root causes.

What you will do
  • Perform Engagement Deficiency Analysis on audit quality issues identified through regulatory reviews and our Quality Performance Review program.
  • Following our global guidelines perform thematic Root Cause Analysis on audit quality issues and system of quality management deficiencies.
  • Utilize a variety of data collection techniques including interviews, documentation review, focus groups and surveys and perform data analysis. Work closely in coordination with other team members performing the analysis.
  • Perform detailed 5-why analysis over quantitative and qualitative information.
  • Present findings related to audit quality issues to audit leaders in the firm and collaborate with the Department of Professional Practice (DPP) and other stakeholders in the determination of short-term and long-term remedial actions.
What you bring to the role
  • CPA designation
  • 6+ years of experience in a large professional services firm or similar environment
  • Experience as an audit manager and or risk management or professional practice role
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with the ability to apply conceptual framework to new and unique situations Experience performing root cause analysis is an asset.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail and ability to generate high quality deliverables.
  • Experience and proven ability to manage team members and projects successfully and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment.
  • Confidence and resilience in dealing with senior partners and challenging situations.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, high emotional intelligence, and professional maturity; demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build professional relationships.
  • Awareness of the sensitivity of information received and appropriate handling.
  • Proficiency in English at a business level is required

This position requires written and oral fluency in English. The successful candidate may be required to support or collaborate with English-speaking colleagues or stakeholders while at KPMG. The successful candidate may 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 $93,500 to $159,000 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 .

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 2024-07-13

Interested in jobs like this?

Sign up for email alerts
Get job alerts

Work with our Featured Employers

M space man icon M
Watch now
H O T Marketing. Tips. Sauce.
Marketing On Mars Podcast Full episodes twice per month