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Senior Advisor - Technology Risk

KPMG New Zealand, Wellington

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KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is one of the world's leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to private individuals, SMEs, multi-nationals, and Government agencies.

The Technology Risk practice is a significant supplier of IT risk management and security services across New Zealand. Our advisors combine their extensive knowledge with experience of a wide variety of businesses and sectors to provide clients with a service which adds recognised value.

The opportunity:

  • We have a number of opportunities available in our Technology Risk team based in either Auckland or Wellington, on a full time or part time basis. 
  • As a Senior Advisor you will provide hands on expertise in delivering IT risk management audit and assessments and formulate recommendations for our clients to manage business risks.

Day to day you will:

  • Assist with identifying and assessing IT risks within our audit framework and clients’ business risks
  • Deliver IT audit projects considering key governance, risk and compliance matters across a variety of IT platforms such as:
  • Evaluating the GITCs (General IT Controls) supporting KPMG’s financial audit processes
  • Identifying controls within clients business processes and ensuring the effective operation of these to mitigate business risks
  • Providing IT assurance services
  • Apply your strategic problem solving, data analysis, report writing and project management skills to help solve complex client problems
  • Plan overall work requirements for an engagement e.g. prepare budgets to achieve a target recovery rate and manage projects against budget

What you'll bring to our team:

  • We’re keen to hear from people who have circa 2-3 years experience in IT Audit & Assurance; Internal Audit or Risk & Compliance
  • A relevant tertiary qualification and a professional qualification e.g. CISA, CISM, CISSP is desirable
  • A great sense of humour and a high level of self-motivation, energy and drive
  • Ability to develop excellent client and internal relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrated ability to execute projects with tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate solutions to complex issues in a simple, accessible way


We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.

To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen / resident or Australian citizen / permanent resident; or alternatively you must hold a valid work visa for New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

About KPMG New Zealand

About Overview At KPMG, we are focused on fuelling the prosperity of New Zealand – for the benefit of all New Zealanders. It’s why we’re passionate about helping New Zealand’s businesses succeed, the public sector to achieve more, and our communities to grow. This is more than a goal - it’s our reason for being. What we do At KPMG we work shoulder-to-shoulder with our clients – providing deep expertise that delivers real results. They trust us to deliver the kind of targeted advice, technical knowledge and industry insights that help them manage risk and embrace opportunities. Our nationwide team of 1,000+ professionals work with private businesses, publicly-listed companies, Government and public sector organisations, and not-for-profits. We provide professional services across Audit, Tax and Advisory. In addition, our Enterprise team works with SMEs and family-owned businesses with ambitions to grow. Our people are based in all the major centres, plus a number of key regions; including Auckland, Wellington, Christchurch, Hamilton, Tauranga, Ashburton and Timaru. Locally-owned, globally-focused We’re proud to be the only ‘big 4’ partnership that’s New Zealand-owned – while also giving our clients access to the impressive depth of resources within KPMG’s global network. Worldwide, KPMG operates in 152 countries; employing 189,000 people in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative (”KPMG International”), a Swiss entity. We believe in fuelling prosperity, for New Zealand, for all New Zealanders.

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