Senior Advisor/Assistant Manager - Enterprise Risk

Auckland /
Consulting – Auckland Consulting /
Permanent Full-Time
/ Hybrid
KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax and advisory services to clients. 
Our Risk Consulting division is an exciting and dynamic environment, where we look to combine our extensive knowledge to offer advisory services to our clients. Assignments are often managed on a multi-disciplinary basis utilising the skills and experience of advisors from more than one team or service area. 

The opportunity:

    • We’re looking for a Senior Advisor or Assistant Manager to join us during a period of growth and significant change across different sectors.
    • KPMG is delivering risk management services and solutions to New Zealand’s corporates, banks and insurers to make a difference and improve their businesses, helping to fuel New Zealand’s prosperity. 
    • This role will see you broaden your expertise through a range of interesting projects across various sectors.

Day to day you will:

    • Work as part of the Governance, Risk and Compliance Services team and as a member of the wider consulting function, you will be a key member of project and engagement teams, advising clients on:
    • Pragmatic, simplified and best practice approaches to risk and compliance management;
    • Evolving risk management approaches and supporting them on their journey through that change;
    • Risk management frameworks/ policies/ standards, risk governance structure, risk management processes, reporting risk information to management and embedding risk culture across the organisation.
    • Have the opportunity to play a key role supporting client workshops and sessions, reviewing documents, and developing written reports and client deliverables.
    • Play an active role in the development of business for the team, including: supporting thought leadership, development of proposals and the identification of opportunities within client engagements.
    • Have a strong working knowledge of risk management functions and topical risk management issues.
    • Bring strong interpersonal skills to successfully engage with a variety of stakeholders and work collaboratively with the wider teams.

What you'll bring to the team:

    • Experience in risk management role (Preferably in financial services sector or Line 2 Risk function).
    • Knowledge of Risk and compliance frameworks, risk management and associated methodologies.
    • Experience in other related areas with transferable skills and capabilities e.g. operational risk experience.
    • A relevant tertiary qualification.
    • Positive and flexible attitude and an enthusiasm to embrace new challenges and growth opportunities to gain experience.
    • Ability to provide insights and recommendations in a succinct and professional manner that will resonate with our clients.
    • Collaborative and inclusive with an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team.
Life at KPMG

KPMG values diversity in the workforce and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for roles, including individuals with a disability, additional mental health needs, chronic health conditions or who identify as neurodivergent. 

For disabled and neurodiverse candidates, if you encounter accessibility barriers or if you have access needs and require support to participate equitably in the recruitment process, please phone Georgia Yenge on 04 816 4598 or email

We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a holistic range of benefits to support your life balance, whatever your circumstance. We want you to do Work That Matters, Thrive and Grow and know that you Belong here with us, at KPMG. 

As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
—  Access to the firm's annual incentive scheme
—  Opportunities for local and international secondments
—  Hybrid working across a mix of office, client and home hubs to recognise that people have individual circumstances and preferences when it comes to where and how they work
— A technology starter pack to get your 'home hub' set up
— The ability to work from overseas and extend time connecting with friends and family outside New Zealand
—  Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave.
—  Gender-neutral support for all stages of the parental journey, including access to 18 weeks of fully paid parental leave for all new parents
—   A paid professional association membership of your choice
—   Digital accreditations through our partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees
—   A wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, banking services, and lifestyle goods and services.
—   The support, allyship and opportunity to join our many Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Affinity networks, including the Kiwa, Pride, Ethnicity, Accessibility and Wahine groups
—  The opportunity to participate in Green Team activities, as we work toward reducing the firm’s environmental footprint and become carbon zero by 2030
—  An invitation to join your local Social club and enjoy events aimed at bringing people together for social, sporting, cultural, family and fundraising activities
—  Paid time off for volunteering and involvement in citizenship activities
—  An array of health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, subsidised sporting events, free confidential counselling services, additional 5 days of Wellbeing leave to support you and your family's overall health and wellness, access to our Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more!
We believe that diversity of background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability. Further info can be found on our website
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