Senior Manager - Accounting Advisory Services

Recruiter
KPMG
Location
United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
17 Jun 2021
Closes
20 Jun 2021
Ref
63430
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Manager
As a senior manager in the team, the individual would be expected to:

- Play a significant role in the delivery of high quality prudential regulatory advice to insurance clients on the impacts of a changing risk and regulatory landscape on their business models and supporting them through that change

- Provide advice across a range of topics and emerging regulatory risk areas, including authorisations, approvals, capital requirements, group structuring, governance, and regulatory reporting, recovery and resolution, climate change risk

- Communicate clearly analysis, observations and recommendations in writing and verbally

- Take responsibility for engagement planning and management on a day-to-day basis

- Act as day-to-day lead on client engagements, managing teams where required

- Keep up to date with industry specific issues and circumstances which affect insurance regulation, develop points of view and client propositions on agreed topics

- Prepare and delivery presentations, training, thought leadership and marketing materials

- Identify additional opportunities for KPMG to perform consulting services to their non-audit clients

- Lead the proposals process for new client opportunities

- Develop client relationships and utilise network to identify opportunities for KPMG to perform additional services

- Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support and updating senior members on progress

- Mentor staff and conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

The senior manager would have:

- Thorough knowledge of insurance regulations (Solvency II, in particular) and experience of applying this to a range of different issues

- Ideally some consulting experience, with excellent client liaison and communication skills as well as commercial awareness

- Ability to develop new business opportunities for the insurance regulation team to deliver

- Strong project management experience

- Ability to work in a client facing and consulting role, with ability to build networks and relationships

- Proactive attitude with a desire for the opportunity for personal and professional growth

- Thorough understanding of Solvency II reporting, governance and capital requirements

To qualify for the role, we would expect an individual to have:

- 8+ years' experience of delivering audit or risk regulatory services to general and/or specialty insurers

- Strong academic background including at least a 2:1 Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a business, legal, actuarial, or finance related degree

- Up to date knowledge of the regulatory environment impacting insurers

- Possess a relevant professional qualification (such as ACA)

- Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and client presentations

- Proven technical and analytical ability to dissect client issues and propose commercial solutions

- Ability to prioritise tasks and provide constructive, meaningful challenge in the development of client solutions

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