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KPMG

Senior Manager - Technology Risk Services within Financial Services

Posted 8 days ago

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Location

Canada

Job Description

Overview
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 Services services team is growing and we are looking for Senior Managers 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 Audit and Assurance based services to clients in the Financial Services space. They will also be involved in training and guiding our new campus hires.

Learn more about KPMG Technology Risk Consulting here.

What you will do
  • Working closely with our Audit teams to scope processes, conducting assessments of IT risks and controls, including general IT controls and automated controls embedded within information systems in support of our external audit engagements.
  • Performing other engagements within the context of supporting the external audit, or attestation engagements such as System and Organization Control (SOC) reports.
  • Reviewing new and existing systems in terms of adequacy of controls, security, operational considerations, conversion issues, and project management assessment.
  • The review and provision of advice and assistance on business process controls.
    • 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 an active 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.
  • Guiding 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:
  • Experience within an external audit practice auditing clients in the Financial Services industry. From this, a strong understanding of business processes associated with banks and capital market entities in Canada. For example, experience should cover multiple of the following areas: Markets and Exchanges, Clearing Houses, Trade Repositories, Fund Administrators, Custodial Service Providers, Transfer Agencies, Retail and Corporate Lending, the impact of IFRS9 on lending processes, and Broker Dealers.
  • Completion of one or a combination of the following designations CPA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC. The completion of a CPA or equivalent accounting designation is highly recommended.
  • At least 8+ years of relevant experience in assessing information technology or business process risk ideally within a large consulting practice.
  • Strong understanding and experience with IT General Controls and controls based audits (e.g., SOC reporting) is preferred.
  • Ability to work both - with little supervision and within a team environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in Business or Computer Science degree required, ideally with a major in accounting.
  • 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
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

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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 cdnersteam@kpmg.ca 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.

Industry

Banking & Finance

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-13

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