KPMG Manager, Technology Risk Management in Hartford, Connecticut
Business Title: Manager, Technology Risk Management
Requisition Number: 51622 - 18
Area of Interest:
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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager/Director in Technology Risk Management for our Consulting practice.
Design, coordinate, and execute the day-to-day activities related to risk, control, compliance and internal audit client engagements in the following areas: IT strategy and governance, IT operations, business continuity and disaster recovery, network and infrastructure security, cybersecurity, cloud and third parties, data management and analytics, emerging technology and digital solutions, automation (robotics, cognitive, etc.), IT and transformation programs and projects, GITCs and application controls, and regulatory/compliance requirements
Design, coordinate, and execute the day-to-day activities related to client engagements in the following areas: IT risk, control, compliance, or audit program strategy, operations, and governance, including integration across client risk ecosystems; related technology solution situation, needs, and benefits; and related risk data, analytics, intelligence, and reporting
Review clients' IT processes, risk, controls and compliance against leading practice, industry, or client frameworks, and assess capability maturity, identify gaps in design and execution, and communicate issues and recommendations to engagement leads and client senior management
Work with client senior management, assess, design, and implement new IT risk and control frameworks, sustainable solutions (including applying knowledge of governance, risk and compliance tools), operating processes and people models to address key and evolving risks, as necessary.
Plan and lead (or delegate) kickoff, status, and closing meetings with engagement team and clients; supervise and provide performance management for staff resources working on assigned engagements
Complete comprehensive executive summaries and final reports and deliver to client senior management and document and review engagement workpapers in accordance with KPMG requirements and common industry practice for internal audit and risk consulting client engagements; lead efforts in developing and contributing content to related KPMG knowledge bases and internal practice development initiatives, including but not limited to research, thought leadership, marketing collateral, and share forums/peer exchange materials
Additional Responsibilities for Director:
Provide oversight and leadership to KPMG team members, managing quality and client satisfaction at it relates deliverables, project plans, and engagement team performance
Support proposal and business development activities by assisting in the identification of new target clients, building business relationships with key executives, and developing/presenting proposals, working independently and cross-functionally to combine Technology Risk Management capabilities with other KPMG areas of practice to address client needs
Keep current with clients, industries, peers, and the wider marketplace (e.g., alliances, vendors, etc.) to understand and innovate related IT risk, control, compliance, and audit operating models, capabilities, and solutions, and contribute to industry and regulatory publications, writing professional and thought leadership articles, and speaking at related conferences and seminars
A minimum of five years of experience working within an internal audit, IT risk, or IT compliance function as an internal employee or as part of a professional services firm
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university; CISA, PML CISSP, or CRISC (or similar) certifications preferred; Master's degree from an accredited college/university preferred
Prior knowledge leading and executing IT audit, IT internal control, and IT risk consulting engagements, leveraging IT governance and control frameworks such as COBIT, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, and ITIL and proficiency in core requirements and methodologies for SOX internal control programs
Experience with IT risk management operating models, three lines-of-defense frameworks, integrated risk management practices, and/or risk intelligence capabilities
Proficiency in executing projects in accordance with leading practice project management principles
Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level in order to communicate findings and recommendations to the clients and senior management team
Ability to travel as necessary
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future
Additional Qualifications for Director:
A minimum of eight years of relevant experience
Demonstrated ability to lead project engagements, identify business opportunities, attract new business, and build lasting professional relationships with senior client executives
KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.