Associate Director, Corporates - Risk Assurance, Internal Audit, Sydney


Context

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

A key component of KPMG's Audit, Assurance and Risk Consulting practice is our Risk Assurance Internal Audit (RA) Team who work with boards and management to achieve optimal governance, risk and control environments that support organisations strategic and operational priorities.

Due to current growth in our Corporates and Energy and Natural Resources Lines of Business (LoB) and increasing client demand, we are currently recruiting an Associate Director within the RA team specifically focussed on Internal Audit, governance and controls advisory.

This role provides opportunities to help lead the ongoing growth of the Risk Assurance practice by working with leading corporate clients across diverse sectors including consumer, industrial and manufacturing sectors and Power and Utilities.

Your Opportunity

As an Associate Director you will join an established leadership team responsible for delivering exceptional internal audit, governance and controls services and growing our practice.

  • Be part of a leading team that advises high profile corporates with strategic and operational governance, risk, and control insights.
  • Help shape the direction of the team through leadership of market facing growth opportunities and internal initiatives.
  • Manage of a portfolio of existing Corporate and ENR clients.
  • Build and maintain long term, trust based relationships with clients.
  • Work with extraordinary people who are passionate and courageous about supporting clients to meet and exceed their potential.
  • Be a People Leader; motivate and counsel team members.  Support high potential people.  Lead on culture initiatives.
  • Bring your new ideas and approaches to drive the future of internal audit, governance and controls advice.

    Main responsibilities and accountabilities

    As an Associate Director and Leader within Risk Assurance, you will:

  • Build and take ownership of key relationships with existing clients, targets and within KPMG.
  • Work closely with senior management to lead multiple and concurrent complex projects,   including leading the contribution of cross divisional/group specialists.  This will also financial management, ensuring KPMG’s quality standards are maintained, and taking accountability for managing scope and delivering timely and quality deliverables.
  • Quickly establish a high level of stakeholder engagement.  Hold the role as independent advisor to our clients and be known as an expert in governance, internal audit and controls.
  • Apply innovative and creative techniques in solving complex governance, risk and control problems.
  • Confidently present reports/findings to senior level management.
  • Lead and contribute to the ongoing growth of Risk Assurance through activities including identifying new opportunities, developing opportunities with existing clients, contributing to and/or managing the development or proposals, case studies and thought leadership.
  • Act as a constructive People Leader and coach.  Develop, motivate and counsel team members working on projects and a small group of allocated team members.
  • Lead on a range of internal initiatives including: operational management of the practice; development and facilitation of knowledge sharing and training.

    How are you Extraordinary

  • Significant experience in contemporary Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Controls and Compliance Advisory.  This should include Data Analytics enabled Internal Audit techniques.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to develop commercially pragmatic solutions.
  • You have worked in Corporates and/or Energy and Natural Resources industries.  Experience in Retail, Consumer Markets and Technology sectors highly desirable.
  • Build strong, lasting trusted relationships with senior stakeholders at General Manager, C-Suite and Board levels.
  • Strong ability to analyse information quickly using innovative solutions to solve complex problems.
  • Extensive experience leading and mentoring team members.
  • Exceptional report writing, communication and presentation skills.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors or Masters
    • Relevant technical qualification (ACCA; CA; CIA etc)

      Employment experience

      Minimum 8-+ years of relevant experience.

      Registration/Licensing requirements
      (if applicable)

      NA

    The KPMG Difference

    Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

    We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

    Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

    Flexibility empowers wellbeing

    Flexibility enables contribution to the community

    Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

    Flexibility supports family

    Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!


Context

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

A key component of KPMG's Audit, Assurance and Risk Consulting practice is our Risk Assurance Internal Audit (RA) Team who work with boards and management to achieve optimal governance, risk and control environments that support organisations strategic and operational priorities.

Due to current growth in our Corporates and Energy and Natural Resources Lines of Business (LoB) and increasing client demand, we are currently recruiting an Associate Director within the RA team specifically focussed on Internal Audit, governance and controls advisory.

This role provides opportunities to help lead the ongoing growth of the Risk Assurance practice by working with leading corporate clients across diverse sectors including consumer, industrial and manufacturing sectors and Power and Utilities.

Your Opportunity

As an Associate Director you will join an established leadership team responsible for delivering exceptional internal audit, governance and controls services and growing our practice.

  • Be part of a leading team that advises high profile corporates with strategic and operational governance, risk, and control insights.
  • Help shape the direction of the team through leadership of market facing growth opportunities and internal initiatives.
  • Manage of a portfolio of existing Corporate and ENR clients.
  • Build and maintain long term, trust based relationships with clients.
  • Work with extraordinary people who are passionate and courageous about supporting clients to meet and exceed their potential.
  • Be a People Leader; motivate and counsel team members.  Support high potential people.  Lead on culture initiatives.
  • Bring your new ideas and approaches to drive the future of internal audit, governance and controls advice.

    Main responsibilities and accountabilities

    As an Associate Director and Leader within Risk Assurance, you will:

  • Build and take ownership of key relationships with existing clients, targets and within KPMG.
  • Work closely with senior management to lead multiple and concurrent complex projects,   including leading the contribution of cross divisional/group specialists.  This will also financial management, ensuring KPMG’s quality standards are maintained, and taking accountability for managing scope and delivering timely and quality deliverables.
  • Quickly establish a high level of stakeholder engagement.  Hold the role as independent advisor to our clients and be known as an expert in governance, internal audit and controls.
  • Apply innovative and creative techniques in solving complex governance, risk and control problems.
  • Confidently present reports/findings to senior level management.
  • Lead and contribute to the ongoing growth of Risk Assurance through activities including identifying new opportunities, developing opportunities with existing clients, contributing to and/or managing the development or proposals, case studies and thought leadership.
  • Act as a constructive People Leader and coach.  Develop, motivate and counsel team members working on projects and a small group of allocated team members.
  • Lead on a range of internal initiatives including: operational management of the practice; development and facilitation of knowledge sharing and training.

    How are you Extraordinary

  • Significant experience in contemporary Internal Audit, Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Controls and Compliance Advisory.  This should include Data Analytics enabled Internal Audit techniques.
  • Strategic thinker with ability to develop commercially pragmatic solutions.
  • You have worked in Corporates and/or Energy and Natural Resources industries.  Experience in Retail, Consumer Markets and Technology sectors highly desirable.
  • Build strong, lasting trusted relationships with senior stakeholders at General Manager, C-Suite and Board levels.
  • Strong ability to analyse information quickly using innovative solutions to solve complex problems.
  • Extensive experience leading and mentoring team members.
  • Exceptional report writing, communication and presentation skills.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelors or Masters
    • Relevant technical qualification (ACCA; CA; CIA etc)

      Employment experience

      Minimum 8-+ years of relevant experience.

      Registration/Licensing requirements
      (if applicable)

      NA

    The KPMG Difference

    Our people are focused on creating a diverse and dynamic environment that embraces and values differences. We value the variety of unique experiences, qualities and characteristics our people possess and we share and learn from each other.

    We are proud to be consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and for our achievements in LGBT+ workplace inclusion.

    Our commitment to ‘Flexibility’ allows our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal or family life. Explore the links below to hear our people share their experience @ KPMG:

    Flexibility empowers wellbeing

    Flexibility enables contribution to the community

    Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

    Flexibility supports family

    Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!

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