Associate Director, Risk Management

Function(s):  Corporate Services
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Experienced Hires
Start Date for Applications:  18-Nov-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

KPMG in Singapore is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 144 countries and territories with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Each KPMG member firm is responsible for its own obligations and liabilities.  KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

 

Job Description
 
Our Quality and Risk Management (Q&RM) department disseminates timely and relevant information on developments in legislation & regulations and executes initiatives to manage our risk.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director to join our Projects & Operations team in the Q&RM department.  

The key roles and responsibilities of the candidate involve:

  • Development and implementation of new and enhanced risk management policies and procedures, and ongoing maintenance of existing policies and procedures by working closely with various stakeholders and in alignment with the firm’s transformation initiatives
  • Driving Risk Management (RM) initiatives and contributing to the continued improvement of RM processes and tools (including technology enabled solutions) 
  • Implementation of change management and launch plan for RM initiatives 
  • Identify, develop and implement Risk training programs, and monitoring of training completion
  • Performing data analytics and reporting of operational statistics periodically 
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to identify and manage risks related to new services or queries 
  • Performance of risk compliance reviews 

The ideal candidate should possess:

 

  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience, ideally in a professional accounting firm, leading teams in a complex and diverse cross-cultural environment 
  • Sound judgement with high standard of integrity and the ability to proactively address the perspectives of others
  • Strong working knowledge of risk management aspects, applicable laws, regulations and professional standards required, along with a comprehensive knowledge of policy development methodologies and the process mindset required to identify, assess, and address challenges with respect to operationalizing policy requirements
  • Ability to build strong relationships, collaborate, and communicate with stakeholders in the development and implementation of policies, projects and initiatives. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication abilities, and the ability to have a broad perspective, while maintaining attention to details
  • Strong project management and change management skills
  • Good IT skills in using suite of Microsoft office programs
     

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.