Senior Consultant - Whistleblowing

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Division: Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting

KPMG Faircall provides an independent, third party, whistleblowing service to some of Australia’s most reputable organisations within the private and public sectors. The business is looking for an individual with strong interpersonal skills to work in this busy and growing practice. Full training and support will be provided.



  • Work within a strong team that has significant experience managing whistleblowing disclosures and advising on whistleblowing matters.
  • Process whistleblower disclosures received by telephone, web and mail. Whistleblower disclosures may relate to various types of improper conduct, including fraud, corruption, bullying, sexual harassment, modern slavery and policy breaches.
  • Interview whistleblowers on the phone, obtain detailed information and provide updates as relevant
  • Regularly liaise with clients on a range of matters including onboarding, delivery of the service, IT Security requirements, and day to day issues
  • Perform administrative activities to comply with internal risk processes, billing, engagement contracting, record keeping and report delivery
  • Develop strong relationships with clients, KPMG staff and third parties.


What makes you a good fit for the team?



Ideally, the successful candidate will have a range of skills, experience and qualifications including:

  • Strong interpersonal skills – this role will require you to liaise with whistleblowers, clients and KPMG team members. You will need to be comfortable speaking to individuals at all levels of seniority and be able to communicate with them effectively
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to handle and analyse information
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills to allow you to communicate with a variety of audiences, including distilling down complex issues into key messages
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to manage your time across multiple matters concurrently
  • An ability to show compassion and empathy to disclosers whilst remaining at arm’s length. In this role you may occasionally encounter callers to the hotline who are in a distressed state
  • A team mentality and flexible can-do attitude towards assisting with other Forensic and/or Faircall activities as required
  • A university degree and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in whistleblowing or a related field such as investigations, law, HR or call centre operations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications


The KPMG Difference

At KPMG, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ages, religions, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, LGBTIQ+ people, those with a disability, women and people with a cultural or linguistically diverse background.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

KPMG has a decade-long, proud commitment to Indigenous Australia, as demonstrated by the achievement of an Elevate level Reconciliation Action Plan. KPMG is a foundation member and Principal Partner of Pride in Diversity started in Australia by ACON and the Diversity Council of Australia, and is recognised in the Australian Workplace Equality Index(AWEI) which evaluates LGBTIQ+ inclusiveness in the workplace. KPMG Australia has been consistently recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency(WGEA) annual index.


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Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!

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