Financial Risk Management 

Assessing risk portfolios, enhancing business performance and transforming regulatory compliance into a key value driver.

Ian Shiels

Ian Shiels

Partner in Charge, Financial Risk Management

+61 2 9346 5488

Financial risk is an inescapable fact of life in the modern business environment.

Increasingly complex and demanding regulatory regimes compound the challenge of managing financial risk.
More organisations are recognising the benefits of a coherent approach to financial risk management and regulatory compliance. Many are now seeking to use risk management and compliance to drive superior performance.


How we can help

KPMG’s Financial Risk Management group assists organisations to reinforce and enhance their in-house risk management and compliance resources. We help them to:

  • assess their existing risk management capabilities
  • benchmark financial risk management performance and procedures
  • enhance financial risk management’s contribution to the attainment of corporate goals
  • develop tools to measure, monitor and report on financial risk and compliance issues
  • introduce new compliance measures
  • streamline financial licence applications
  • conduct compliance health checks
  • reduce compliance costs and the excessive diversion of management time into compliance matters
  • assess existing compliance systems and practices against industry better practice.


Our services cover a broad range of activities, including credit risk management, energy commodity and environmental markets and trading, securitisation analysis, treasury risk management, unit pricing, anti money laundering requirements and Basel II compliance.


Our advisers are skilled, experienced professionals. They offer advice that is clear, objective and practical. They draw on KPMG’s extensive national and global resources.

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