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Senior Consultant, Governance, Risk and Compliance Services

Montreal, QC
Full Time

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG, you'll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 147 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

KPMG's Advisory practice is growing, and we require strong, curious, enthusiastic professionals to join our dynamic team in Montréal. Specifically, our Governance, Risk and Compliance practice is comprised of business-focused advisors who work to understand our clients' business issues and to develop and execute approaches to address these challenges. Our value is in applying and integrating our wide range of advisory, business, governance, risk management, assurance and technology know-how to specific business and management challenges.

What you will do

  • Participate in an array of fast-paced client engagements of varying size, scope and complexity across our three service lines: Internal Audit, Internal Controls over Financial Reporting (ICFR) and Governance / Enterprise Risk Management (ERM). Your day-to-day activities will include:
    • Participate in internal audit mandates to assist our clients to evaluate the operational effectiveness and risk exposure for key organizational risk areas. You will support in planning the audit scope and approach, developing the customized audit program, executing the specific audit procedures to be followed, and writing internal audit reports.
    • Assist the planning and execution of ICFR engagements to assist clients with their CEO and CFO certification process under National Instrument 52-109 (NI 52-109) or Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act. Your responsibilities will include documenting relevant financial reporting processes and internal controls and designing and conducting tests to evaluate the effectiveness of identified key controls.
    • Assist organizations in various types of enterprise risk management engagements, including but not limited to developing risk appetite statements, designing and implementing various risk management frameworks and facilitating enterprise risk assessments.
    • Assist organizations in various board advisory services, including but not limited to board effectiveness review.
  • Conduct client interviews, reviewing and analyzing documents and data, conducting research and benchmarking and assisting with client workshops.
  • Make a difference with your contributions to other practice initiatives through knowledge sharing, HR initiatives and practice management opportunities.

What you bring to the role

A successful candidate will possess the following skills and qualifications:
  • Degree(s): Undergraduate / Graduate degree from an accredited university in Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Economics or related field
  • Certification(s): possess (or working towards obtaining) CPA, CIA, CRMA, CRMP
  • 2-4 years' experience with a public accounting firm or within industry
  • A general understanding of internal audit, governance, risk management or regulatory compliance (e.g.: SOX/52-109)

Keys to your success:
  • You are h ighly motivated and a committed self-starter who can prioritize work, multi-task and cope with changing priorities.
  • You are organized and methodical, with strong attention to detail and ability to analyze and interpret information.
  • You have excellent oral and written communication skills (ideally bilingual).
  • You have strong interpersonal skills and professional maturity with demonstrated ability to effectively interact and build relationships with a diverse group of clients and colleagues.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. KPMG's COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office in the course of their duties.

As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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