Associate Director - Internal Audit (Financial Services)


Associate Director- Internal Audit

  • Choose the way you want to work by embracing our flexible work arrangements.
  • Be a key member of a leading team that advises high profile clients on operational and strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with sector and technical experts to grow your knowledge and network to increase your professional profile. 
  • Advise leading organisations on the unprecedented wave of increasing expectation around managing their risks, behavioural change and spiralling compliance costs.

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change and drive disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm and our communities.

More than ever, leading organisations need help in responding to an increasingly complex business environment and threats that include cyber-attacks, volatile global trade conditions and exponential increases in compliance burden.  A key component of KPMG's Audit, Assurance and Risk Consulting practice is our Risk Assurance (RA) Team.  We work with the boards and management of Australia’s largest and best organisations to support the organisation’s strategic and operational priorities, protect against these threats and build resilience into the future.

Due to current growth and increasing client demand, we are currently recruiting for an Associate Director within the Risk Assurance team, with a focus on Internal Audit.

Your new role

As an Associate Director you will: 

  • Manage a portfolio of clients across the Financial Services sector, with a focus on banking, insurance and wealth management clients.
  • Lead business development pursuits across sectors or with a focus on specific sectors, including: building business relationships, leading business development activities including tenders, delivering presentations and contributing to the development of the Firm through exceptional networking skills and effective identification of any potential business opportunities
  • Manage the overall scoping, execution and delivery on a variety of internal audits as well as advisory projects
  • Financial management of client engagements and communication of significant issues, fees, and estimates-to-complete to Partners and client 
  • Be advising high profile clients within the financial services sector, focusing on risk management, regulatory and process review and controls

You bring to the role

  • Recent experience consulting in an internal audit or risk associated role, delivering Governance, Risk and/or Internal Audit services, either in industry and/or in a client-facing role
  • Current or prior Big 4 / Consultancy experience highly valued
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of an industry sector(s) including: banking, insurance (general and life) and wealth management (superannuation and other wealth providers).
  • Strong ability to analyse information quickly using innovative solutions to solve complex problems; 
  • Previous Business Development experience - previous professional services experience with demonstrated sales experience will be highly regarded
  • A tertiary qualification (post-grad qualifications such as CIA/CPA/CA will be viewed favourably)

If you can show us how your passion will help you do your best every day, we will help you succeed by:

  • Providing the best training and development in the professional services industry in Australia.    
  • Including you in our agile promotions strategy.  We promote our good people, who prove themselves throughout the year.  We don’t wait for 12 months!!
  • Having you work with industry experts, who help you achieve the same success they have some day. 

    We will also need you to have a tertiary qualification and post-grad qualifications such as CIA/CPA/CA to be considered for our team.

    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 recognized 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 [link removed]

    Flexibility enables contribution to the community [link removed]

    Flexibility inspires technology [link removed] & innovation

    Flexibility [link removed] supports family

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


Associate Director- Internal Audit

  • Choose the way you want to work by embracing our flexible work arrangements.
  • Be a key member of a leading team that advises high profile clients on operational and strategic initiatives.
  • Collaborate with sector and technical experts to grow your knowledge and network to increase your professional profile. 
  • Advise leading organisations on the unprecedented wave of increasing expectation around managing their risks, behavioural change and spiralling compliance costs.

KPMG Australia is part of a global network providing extensive services across a wide range of industries and sectors. Our people collaborate, share their expertise and create innovation as we partner with clients to solve complex challenges, empower change and drive disruption and growth. We look for talented people with the potential to make an extraordinary difference for our clients, our firm and our communities.

More than ever, leading organisations need help in responding to an increasingly complex business environment and threats that include cyber-attacks, volatile global trade conditions and exponential increases in compliance burden.  A key component of KPMG's Audit, Assurance and Risk Consulting practice is our Risk Assurance (RA) Team.  We work with the boards and management of Australia’s largest and best organisations to support the organisation’s strategic and operational priorities, protect against these threats and build resilience into the future.

Due to current growth and increasing client demand, we are currently recruiting for an Associate Director within the Risk Assurance team, with a focus on Internal Audit.

Your new role

As an Associate Director you will: 

  • Manage a portfolio of clients across the Financial Services sector, with a focus on banking, insurance and wealth management clients.
  • Lead business development pursuits across sectors or with a focus on specific sectors, including: building business relationships, leading business development activities including tenders, delivering presentations and contributing to the development of the Firm through exceptional networking skills and effective identification of any potential business opportunities
  • Manage the overall scoping, execution and delivery on a variety of internal audits as well as advisory projects
  • Financial management of client engagements and communication of significant issues, fees, and estimates-to-complete to Partners and client 
  • Be advising high profile clients within the financial services sector, focusing on risk management, regulatory and process review and controls

You bring to the role

  • Recent experience consulting in an internal audit or risk associated role, delivering Governance, Risk and/or Internal Audit services, either in industry and/or in a client-facing role
  • Current or prior Big 4 / Consultancy experience highly valued
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of an industry sector(s) including: banking, insurance (general and life) and wealth management (superannuation and other wealth providers).
  • Strong ability to analyse information quickly using innovative solutions to solve complex problems; 
  • Previous Business Development experience - previous professional services experience with demonstrated sales experience will be highly regarded
  • A tertiary qualification (post-grad qualifications such as CIA/CPA/CA will be viewed favourably)

If you can show us how your passion will help you do your best every day, we will help you succeed by:

  • Providing the best training and development in the professional services industry in Australia.    
  • Including you in our agile promotions strategy.  We promote our good people, who prove themselves throughout the year.  We don’t wait for 12 months!!
  • Having you work with industry experts, who help you achieve the same success they have some day. 

    We will also need you to have a tertiary qualification and post-grad qualifications such as CIA/CPA/CA to be considered for our team.

    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 recognized 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 [link removed]

    Flexibility enables contribution to the community [link removed]

    Flexibility inspires technology [link removed] & innovation

    Flexibility [link removed] supports family

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

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