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Manager, Technology Risk Consulting

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
7 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 Risk Consulting practice provides clients with a range of Advisory and Assurance services focused on strengthening business resilience, managing business risks, and driving business performance. Our value is in applying and integrating our wide range of technology, business, advisory, assurance, and risk management expertise to specific business and management problems.

KPMG's Technology Risk Consulting (TRC) services assist our clients to effectively identify, evaluate, and manage the broad range of opportunities, risks, controls, and compliance requirements associated with their use of and reliance on technology-enabled processes, services and solutions, whether developed and operated in-house or provided by third parties. KPMG TRC covers a broad range of IT audit and advisory services including:

• Systems & Technology Assurance Services
• SOC 1, SOC 2, Cybersecurity, and Supply Chain Attestation Services
• ISO/EIEC 27001 and 27701 Certification Services
• IT Internal / External Audit Services
• Cyber Security and Privacy Services
• Business Systems Controls Services
• Technology Project Advisory and Assurance Services
• Business Resilience Services
• Technology Governance, Risk & Compliance Services

What you will do

  • Manage the development and execution of engagement and project plans.
  • Contribute on multiple client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity across multiple industry sectors and technology environments
  • Assessment of governance, risks and controls in areas, such as:
    • IT planning and organization
    • IT projects, especially in an "agile" development environment
    • General IT controls
    • Business process and IT Application Controls
    • System Implementations and Data conversion
  • Planning, managing and completing project tasks including: liaising with client and KPMG teams; collecting, testing and analyzing information; documenting and evaluating business and IT processes, risks, controls, policies, strategies
  • Discussing findings and recommendations with client personnel and developing reports and deliverables
  • Work with clients to tackle emerging issues and technologies such as blockchain, crypto-assets, cloud services, intelligent automation, internet of things, virtual/augmented reality, cybersecurity, privacy, and the metaverse
  • Active involvement in the business community and developing relationships with clients to increase awareness of the firm's services
  • Identifying and assisting in pursuits including developing marketing materials, proposals, presentations and research
  • Leading and contributing to practice development such as knowledge sharing, training, coaching, team leadership and practice management.
  • Assisting with the management, development, and growth of the practice

What you bring to the role

  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Business, Accounting, Computing Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant program(s)
  • Accounting and Audit / IT audit designation(s) (e.g. CPA, CISA, CIA) are strongly preferred
  • 5+ years combined relevant experience in internal/external audit, consulting, and/or industry (e.g. risk management or internal control, IT, project management, system implementation, finance, accounting) is required
  • A desire to work toward further relevant education/designations (e.g. PMP, CISSP, CRISC)
  • Ability to identify and evaluate business, IT, and audit risks - you understand financial reporting, compliance, audit risks and their IT components
  • Experience auditing, assessing, and/or implementing business systems and/or emerging technologies, and streamlining IT audit processes
  • Knowledge and experience with technology that supports governance, risk & controls (GRC) initiatives and processes is desirable
  • Curiosity and thirst for learning new standards, technologies, and skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an aptitude for being able to clearly communicate issues and solutions at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build relationships with a diverse group of clients and colleagues
  • Strong business, engagement, and project management skills
  • Highly motivated, committed self-starter who can prioritize work, multi-task and cope with changing priorities
  • Willingness and ability to travel within Canada when required

Keys to your success:

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

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 .

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