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Senior Consultant, Technology Risk Consulting

Winnipeg, MB
Full Time
3 days ago

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity :

Our Technology Risk Consulting (TRC) services team is growing, and we are seeking a talented individual at the Senior Consultant level to join KPMG's Technology Risk team in Winnipeg.

A career within our Technology Risk Consulting practice will provide you with the opportunity to help our clients implement robust IT and cybersecurity programs to help protect against threats, propel digital and business transformation, and drive growth. The TRC practice provides a variety of services to our clients. The successful candidate will provide SOC 1 / SOC 2 / SOC 3 / ISO based services to clients across various industries and have the flexibility to participate on IT project and ERP advisory services.

This is an excellent opportunity for those that are looking to stay ahead of the curve and work in a firm with unparalleled career progression opportunities.

At KPMG we continue to be a virtual first work environment; however, this role is required to be located in Winnipeg, MB. The team looks forward to representing KPMG and growing our practice locally through industry events and client meetings when safe to do so.

Learn more about KPMG Technology Risk Consulting here.

What you will do

As a Senior Consultant with our Technology Risk Consulting team, you'll collaborate with and be mentored by a team of dedicated professionals with extensive consulting and industry experience. Your project work will span a variety of subject areas supporting clients across industries providing a valuable opportunity to set yourself up for success as your career progresses. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Engage with clients on IT audit and assessment engagements ranging from operating system security, cloud and network security, program change management, IT Security operations, and other IT governance related areas;
  • Identify, document and perform testing of IT controls using a combination of KPMG Audit Programs and industry best-practice frameworks for IT security and control;
  • Analyze assessment results and create professional technical reports to be shared with technical and executive stakeholders, as well as third parties;
  • Provide recommendations and advise on steps to mitigate risks and remediate the potentially vulnerable environment;
  • Leverage out-of-the-box thinking to tackle and overcome complex client challenges;
  • Remain current on the threat landscape, including common and recent threats. Keep your team and clients informed on relevant threat and attack vectors on an on-going basis;
  • Contribute to the training and mentorship our new campus hires.

During peak periods business needs may require working beyond regular work hours to fulfill the accountabilities required for project deadlines and client requirements. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role

We will look to you to bring a blend of knowledge and experience, including:

Required skills and experience:
  • Post-secondary education in a related field, such as Computer science, business technology, cyber security, etc.;
  • 2 - 4 years of experience engaging with internal and external clients through participating in IT Audit field work, such as assessing information technology or business process risk and testing controls;
  • Demonstrated interest in IT audit and cyber security related topics;
  • Knowledge of information technology, business process risk, audit risks, and control testing concepts;
  • Understanding of IT control frameworks such as COBIT, ISO 27001/ 27002, NIST and COSO;
  • Analytical mindset and the ability to apply attention to detail and strong organization and analytical skills your tasks;
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively with a team.

Desired experience, certifications, and abilities:
  • Completion of or working towards one or a combination of the following designations: CPA, CISA, CISSP, CRISC, CISM;
  • Experience with cyber security, IT General Controls, or controls-based audits (e.g., CSAE 3416 or SSAE 18);
  • Experience with the identification and or evaluation of process level controls;
  • Experience within an external audit practice, preferably in a consulting environment;
  • Ability to travel locally and nationally (within Canada) up to 10%, when safe to do so and travel restrictions are lifted.

What makes you stand out:
  • You are motivated and a self-starter that takes initiative and takes the time to understand what is expected of them. You can work independently with varying degrees of supervision and understand the level of communication required to keep your team and clients' informed, while asking for help when you need support;
  • You are comfortable with dealing with and working through ambiguity, to scope and determine path to project outputs;
  • You are a problem solving, solution-oriented person that applies and engineering-first mindset to your engagements and activities;
  • You are a proficient communicator for your level of experience, both verbally and written, with the ability to deliver professional communications, presentations, reports and documentation. You are aware of your areas of improvement and open to mentorship and professional development;
  • You have developed effective time management skills and the ability to prioritize and execute tasks when urgency is required. You are not afraid to put your hand up if you need support;
  • You are team-oriented and thrive in working within a collaborative environment.

Keys to your success:

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

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