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Audit Business Approver

Managing a team of auditors, assessing client and engagement acceptances, and improving risk management processes? As an Audit Business Approver in QRMG, you have an incredibly varied role. Would you like to work as a senior manager within the Operational Risk Management team of our Quality and Risk department? We are looking for a new colleague!

Risk Management
Professional (3+)

Your challenges

  • Detecting, assessing, and preventing risks Ensuring "first time right"
  • Continuously improving KPMG's processes and procedures
  • How do we incorporate KPMG's quality control standards into our work processes?
  • How do we foster risk awareness throughout the entire organization?

This is what you bring

  • You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in auditing.
  • You have completed a master's degree in accountancy (preferably RA).
  • You have a professional attitude, a curious mindset, and the ability to consistently challenge audit teams in a supportive manner.
  • You possess strong analytical skills, work with precision, and are well-organized.
* These criteria are an indication of the profile we are looking for. Research shows that male candidates often apply when they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply when they see a 100% match. If you don't meet all the criteria but you do believe that this is the right position for you, we kindly invite you to apply anyway or get in touch.

What will you do as
Audit Business Approver?

As an Audit Business Approver in QRMG at KPMG, you have a challenging and diverse role. In this position, your main focus is on managing the acceptance process of new audit clients from a risk management perspective. You will work closely with a team of auditors whom you will challenge on their assessments. Acting on behalf of the QRMG partner audit, you will review client and engagement acceptances after thorough discussions with the engagement teams. The cases you will handle are diverse and challenging, and you will collaborate with various teams and colleagues, making each day unique.


In addition to the acceptance process, improving all risk management processes is an important aspect of your role. You contribute to enhancing the accessibility of complex risk management processes and procedures for the audit teams. You are the go-to person for the engagement team regarding risk management questions and will guide them in this area. Furthermore, you contribute to the maintenance and updates of all tools and templates used, as well as the implementation of components of the ISQM-1 system. After the implementation, you will ensure the optimal functioning of the system.


The QRMG department consists of different specialized teams that are dedicated to managing risks in various areas on a daily basis. The department is constantly evolving due to changes in laws and regulations, societal changes, and the continuous pursuit of process improvement. As an Audit Business Approver, you will be part of a team consisting of a partner and four senior managers. These senior managers lead a group of managers from the Audit practice who provide support in the acceptance process. You will collaborate with multiple departments, including the Audit practice, Legal department, DPP, and various other teams within the QRMG department.

Are you the colleague who fosters collaboration among departments/teams, while also critically assessing situations and combining it with operational/practical actions? Apply now!





This is what we offer

  • A competitive salary, profit-sharing, a fixed expense allowance, and a remote work allowance.
  • 30 vacation days (based on full-time employment) and the option to purchase more days or sell vacation days.
  • A fully equipped home office.
  • A leased car or mobility allowance.
  • A laptop and iPhone that can also be used for personal purposes.
  • A flexible pension plan without mandatory employee contributions.
  • An extensive range of training and development programs that contribute to your professional and personal growth.
  • Focus on vitality! On-site sports facilities in Amstelveen or gym discounts near you, as well as access to coaching, health, and vitality programs.
  • 'Together' is one of our core values. You can expect various social activities such as team outings, gatherings, and events with your colleagues.
Quality and innovation
Compliance & Risk Management
  • Assessing and approving client and engagement evaluations.

  • Monitoring audit quality

  • Advise audit teams on Risk Management

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