Senior Associate – Quality & Risk Management at KPMG – May 2024


Senior Associate – Quality & Risk Management

Purpose of Position:

KPMG QRM wish to recruit a Senior Associate to provide risk management services and promote adherence to KPMG policy and professional Standards within the firm.

Key roles and responsibilities

The Senior Associate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Review of contracts and agreements against KPMG risk management policies.
  • Participate in preparation for and conduct of compliance review programs together with any reporting thereof.
  • Monitor and provide advisory on developments in data protection laws and regulations in East Africa, design action plans and participate in implementation.
  • Participate in preparation for and conduct of compliance review programs together with any reporting thereof.
  • Assisting in company secretarial matters.
  • Review and clearing of sentinel and checkpoint system requests to identify potential independence conflicts and any other potential conflict of interests.
  • Assisting in coordinating the enterprise risk programs and reporting thereof as well as monitoring implementation of action plans.
  • Conducting departmental and/or firm wide risk management trainings on developments in risk management policies, processes and procedures as necessary.
  • Responding to general queries from Business Units relating to the projects and tasks.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Law or any business-related field.
  • Knowledge of data protection laws in East Africa.
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in a busy legal, compliance or regulatory environment.
  • CPA/ ACCA would be an added advantage.

Technical skills and competencies:

  • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, with the ability to interpret complex legal and risk requirements and apply them to practical business scenarios.
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Well-developed problem-solving abilities and strong analytical skills.
  • An eye for detail.
  • A high standard of integrity.
  • A high aptitude for learning and innovation.

Personal attributes

  • Flexibility – ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Self-driven and results-oriented – ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Team player with leadership capability.
  • Training/ facilitation skills.
  • Diligent and committed to excellence.
  • A high standard of integrity.
  • Excellent coordination and planning skills.

We offer:

  • An exciting opportunity to work in a Big 4 firm with a presence across East Africa.
  • Continuous learning and development.
  • Exposure to multi-disciplinary and diverse teams.
  • Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
  • Opportunity to work in a driven and versatile risk management function.

Submit Your Application

If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please use the link below to apply: Senior Associate – Quality & Risk Management – Candidate’s Summary.  Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting ‘Senior Associate – QRM’ by 15 May 2024.

Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG on to apply