KPMG Senior Associate, Internal Audit- Financial Services- Retail Banking in Austin, Texas
Business Title: Senior Associate, Internal Audit- Financial Services- Retail Banking
Requisition Number: 89168 - 86
Area of Interest:
The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.
KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate in Risk Assurance - Internal Audit & Enterprise Risk for our Consulting (https://advisory.kpmg.us/) practice.
Work on multi-disciplinary teams and build out your skills and core competencies, with rich experiences and unique perspective as you serve clients of all sizes from diverse industries
Help continue to grow a command over all aspects of a data driven internal audit process and throughout the entire project lifecycle to deliver high-impact performance results
Team with senior-level client personnel and KPMG Advisory professionals, including specialists, to help design audit programs, working papers, and internal audit reports
Assist in creating different strategies for client risk assessments and annual audit plans, and support the execution of those strategies
Develop relationships with and learn from engagement managers and subject matter professionals/specialists, expanding your network and areas of proficiency
Oversee and coordinate with offshore teams
Additional Responsibilities for Senior Associate:
Identify and clearly communicate performance improvement opportunities and leading practices to client personnel and senior management and work with partners to assist in practice management including resource allocation, career development of staff, and other administration decisions
Establish your financial services and internal audit proficiency through sharing and participation in the continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings
Develop and maintain a positive, productive, collaborative professional relationship with the client and engagement or project teams to provide well-coordinated and consistent high performance results
A minimum of one year of financial services experience in commercial / retail banking, asset management, and/or insurance; experience should include performing internal or external audits from the beginning of an engagement or project through completion
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field; CIA, CPA or CPM is preferred
Demonstrable awareness of trends and salient challenges facing the financial services industry and related trends, as well as the ability to communicate the strategic value of Internal Audit in meeting those challenges
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
Applied working knowledge of U.S. GAAP and compliance with internal controls and Sarbanes-Oxley/SOX; understanding of COSO 2013 is preferred
Proficiency with technology including MS Office applications; experience with analytics tools such as Power BI, Alteryx, Qlikview or Tableau is preferred
Ability to travel 25 to 50% (may be up to 80-100% at times)
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
Additional Qualifications for Senior Associate:
A minimum of three years of experience in finance or operations, including performing internal or external audits from the beginning of an engagement or project through completion
Progressive experience managing teams and fostering robust team dynamics and relationships
Strong communication skills with the ability to both facilitate team discussions and clearly present technical concepts and findings to external stakeholders
KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.
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