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Senior Advisor - Internal Audit

Wellington or Auckland
Consulting - Governance, Risk and Compliance Services
Permanent Full-Time

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.

In this role, you will be an integral part of our Risk Consulting team - who supply advisory and consulting services across New Zealand. Our advisors combine extensive knowledge of a wide variety of businesses and sectors to provide clients with a service which adds recognised value. Our service offering and client portfolio provides an exciting and challenging environment.

The opportunity:

  • Working alongside key clients, our Risk consulting team is seeking an experienced Senior Advisor, where you'll get a bird's-eye view of some of the key issues facing our clients in the 'new normal'.
  • You'll collaborate with professionals from across the wider Advisory team including Management Consulting and Lighthouse, gain new skills and build on the strengths you bring to the firm, whilst working in a fast paced and energetic environment.
  • Our teams work with boards and management to achieve optimal governance, risk and control environments that support organisations' strategic and operational priorities.

Day to day you will:

  • Perform reviews over high profile projects across various sectors in New Zealand, focusing on risk management, process reviews and controls
  • Manage the overall scoping, execution and delivery of a variety of internal audits as well as risk consulting projects
  • Use data to analyse trends, patterns and identify risks in processes
  • Provide practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of business processes and systems
  • Partner with technical subject matter experts to develop fit for purpose risk and control solutions
  • Participate in the career and performance development of junior team members by supervising their work
  • Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of your work, expertise and judgement as well as innovative approaches

What you'll bring to our team:

  • 2-3 years of relevant risk, assurance or internal audit experience
  • The ability to analyse information quickly and efficiently, using innovative and creative solutions to solve problems.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication, including highly developed report writing along with planning, project management, relationship building, networking and influencing skills
  • A positive and flexible attitude and an enthusiasm to embrace new challenges and growth opportunities
  • The confidence to solve problems, manage ambiguity and to fill gaps in knowledge by questioning, collaborating with others and research

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

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