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KPMG Manager Risk Management - Technology in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Business Title: Manager Risk Management - Technology

Requisition Number: 51714 - 43

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: MI

City: Grand Rapids


Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager, Risk Management Technology to join our Risk Management organization supporting the KPMG Americas region.


  • Support Americas region technology risk reviews and provide guidance to help project teams comply with applicable professional standards, regulations and legal obligations

  • Work productively with leadership across the Americas Region Audit, Tax and Advisory business lines to help identify, mitigate, and manage technology risk

  • Lead and/or support the development of new technology governance, review methodologies and protocols as emerging technologies are adopted by the firm; develop, evaluate and recommend various risk management guidelines while coordinating implementation across the Americas region

  • Manage and/or participate in periodic compliance activities to help ensure technology project teams across the Americas region comply with KPMG global and member firm requirements

  • Interact with partners and engagement teams to provide Risk Management policy guidance and to resolve questions regarding the application of such policy, while strategically influencing stakeholders outside Risk Management

  • Lead ongoing monitoring and effective challenge across first line processes, compliance management policies and processes and identify opportunities to ensure risk tolerance remains appropriate


  • Minimum of five years of related work experience in risk management, governance and compliance management, technology security management, software development, IT operations, and/or technology-related consulting; prior risk management experience required; client facing consulting experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Relevant IT or Risk Management certification (e.g., CRISC, CISSP, CISM, and CISA) preferred; working knowledge of Service Now's eGRC Solutions is a plus

  • Progressive experience managing multiple projects concurrently with excellent organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills; and demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of various levels

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; fluency in Spanish required; Portuguese a plus

  • Ability to travel as necessary

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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