Senior Manager - FS Insurance

Senior Manager - FS Insurance

Gurgaon / Gurugram
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

KPMG Global Services
KPMG Global Services (KGS) was set up in India in 2008. It is a strategic global delivery organization, which works with more than 50 KPMG member firms to provide a progressive, scalable and customized approach to business requirements.
The KGS journey has been one of consistent growth, with a current employee count of nearly 10,000 operating from four locations in India %26mdash; Bengaluru, Gurugram, Kochi and Pune, providing a range of Advisory and Tax-related services to member firms within the KPMG network.
As part of KPMG in India, we were ranked among the top companies to work for in the country for four years in a row by LinkedIn, and recognized as one of the top three employers in the region for women, as well as for policies on Inclusion %26amp; Diversity by ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of Commerce %26amp; Industry of India).
Furthermore, as KPMG in India, we were recognized as one of the %26lsquo;Best Companies for Millennials%26rsquo; at The Millennial Max Conference 2019 presented by The LNOD Roundtable as well as %26lsquo;the Great Indian Workplace%26rsquo; at the Culture Summit and Great Indian Workplace Awards 2019.
Team Overview
The position in discussion is with the Audit team at KPMG Resource Centre Private Limited (KRCPL), which is KPMG%26rsquo;s global delivery center and is an integral part of the firm%26rsquo;s strategy to enhance innovation, build scalability, and improve profitability, globally.
KRC Audit is a fast-growing team that is servicing KPMG%26rsquo;s European audit clients and few other countries. Majority of our work is for the UK audit practice, but we are also serving KPMG - Holland, Australia, Cayman Island, Channel Island and Bermuda. We are looking at ways of growing the number of countries we serve.
You will be part of a Financial Services audit team from UK geography which is outlined below.
Roles and Responsibilities
Senior Manager
Reporting to
Role type
Individual contributor with team %26amp; people management
Employment type
Summary of role purpose
To support our business, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Manager to join our team and assist in providing audit services to KPMG UK via a department extension model, which enables and enhances the effectiveness and efficiency in client delivery. The structure consists of 330+ team members working for Financial Services audit team within the UK-KRC. Throughout the year, we provide services specific to the large audited entities in various sectors of Insurance, Banking and Asset Management.
Role Responsibilities
We are recruiting for a Senior Manager in the Audit team. Working as a Senior Manager in this team, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working as part of central FS Leadership and supporting BU lead to meet central objectives, develop business and grow the team

  • Client Delivery %26ndash; Leading few audit engagements and providing an oversight role on them

  • Strategy, Innovation, quality and business support team oversight. Contribute and drive the development of strategic initiatives and vision on the audit of the future

  • Build and develop strong relationships with key onshore member firm stakeholders and act as a main point of contact for onshore departments involved

  • Continual action to increase penetration and identify new opportunities for growth

  • Act as the Performance Manager and lead the career development of staff members

  • Motivate, develop and coach Managers, Assistant Managers and Team Leaders to deliver quality and to become effective leaders

  • Maintain rigor around risk %26amp; compliance guidelines of the firm, and workout plans to mitigate business risks

  • Attract and retain the right talent to support the business growth agenda

  • Enable a culture of high performance and establish KGS Audit as the %26ldquo;clear choice%26rdquo; for people

  • Track key metrics related to type of work performed, quality of deliverables and feedback from onshore.

  • Develop and deliver training sessions based on the themes identified from onshore feedback and quality reviews. Work with L%26amp;D team to identify training needs

Job Requirements
Educational qualification and experience:

  • Professional Chartered Accountancy qualification (e.g. ICAI or ACCA).

  • 7+ years of experience with a Big 4 in a client facing environment working on Financial Services audits.

Required skills:

  • Strong knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP/FRS

  • Proven experience in the development and implementation of strategic growth plans

  • IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/ Word/ PowerPoint

  • Willingness and demonstrated experience to quickly and effectively climb learning curves

  • Experience in managing and leading big teams

  • Strong executive presence and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to strategize and communicate effectively with partners/directors and clients

  • Ability to balance between strategic and operational job requirements

  • Stakeholder management and ability to influence in a global context

  • Demonstrate expertise and augment the brand through thought leadership

  • An inquisitive mind and a strong passion for developing people

  • Strong analytical bent of mind and structured problem-solving approach

  • Adaptability to operate in dynamic environment often accompanied by shifting priorities and stringent deadlines

  • Ability to identify and resolve issues, or escalate as appropriate

  • Drive, resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment

  • Focus on delivering high quality work whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail

  • Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills

KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

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