Senior Manager - Accounting Advisory Services

United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
17 Jun 2021
20 Jun 2021
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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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