Intelligence Analyst

London, United Kingdom
15 May 2019
28 May 2019
Job Role
Risk Analyst
Job Type
AutoReq ID


Job Title

Intelligence Analyst


United Kingdom




KPMG Business Services

Service Line


Service Line Information

Quality and Risk Management are the responsibility of each partner and employee. This responsibility includes the need to understand and adhere to member firm policies and associated procedures in carrying out their day-to-day activities. UK Quality & Risk Management teams help to set, implement and enforce policies and procedures designed to help to enable KPMG UK and its personnel to achieve the following key objectives: (i) oversee and monitor service quality, (ii) protect the brand and reputation of KPMG, (iii) comply with laws, (iv) regulations and professional standards, and (v) minimize the risk of financial claims against KPMG UK.

KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients' most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description

Job Title: Intelligence Analyst
Role Type: Perm
Reports To: Investigations Manager, Information Assurance
Business Unit: Data Loss Prevention & Investigations, Information Assurance
Grade: E
Working Hours: 9:30am - 17:30pm
Location: London/Reading


Incident Management and data loss prevention (DLP) are significant areas of importance within organisations today. High profile cases of data privacy breaches and information security losses seen over recent months in the press often lead to significant financial, regulatory and reputational impacts. KPMG is committed to providing a secure and safe environment for the personal data and confidential information we hold, as well as protecting the privacy of our clients, service providers and other third parties.

The firm has a Data Loss Prevention and Investigation (DLPI) programme that focuses on the incident management, development and implementation of processes and systems to prevent and manage the loss of data.


The role holder will have a key role in the firm's Data Loss Prevention (DLP) program and management of security incident. This will be through assisting in the day to day monitoring, investigating and reporting of analysis from the output of the internal DLP tool as well as being involved in the investigative analysis of the Information Assurance security incidents. The role holder will use information gathered from DLP investigations and security incidents to create intelligence reports that can drive continual awareness further preventative controls.


CISO/Head of Information Assurance
Investigations Manager, Information Assurance
First line of defence business execution teams
First line of defence information security practitioners


- To monitor and review daily DLP events to determine whether further investigations are required.
- To develop intelligence reports obtained from data within the DLP tool for the creation of trend and behavioural analysis. This is to improve the effectiveness of the monitoring and controls within the tool, to create new policies and preventative measures in order to further reduce data loss events.
- To be involved in rolling out awareness information and guidance to functions across the firm.
- Managing the team's mailbox for request from functions across the firm for specific preventative control policies.
- To assist with the development of intelligence and performance monitoring utilising information obtained from the security incident case management tool.
- To assist team members with investigations into potential data breaches where personal, confidential or inside information is lost, damaged or misused.
- Assist with the management of the content and to help with development and functionality of the Incident Management Portal.

- Awareness and collaboration
- Establish strong relationships with first line of defence stakeholders, as relevant to role.
- Establish strong relationships with other relevant stakeholders.
- Build on and preserve the firm's reputation with client engagement teams, with regard to data loss prevention and incident management.
- Promote good information security practice and standards across the firm.


Analytical skills
• Strong analytical / problem solving skills.
- Proven ability to identify potential trend analysis and to articulate findings appropriate to the specific audience.
- To be able to make clear decisions and recommendations based on data analysis and intelligence.
- Proven experience and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
- An understanding of reporting tools such as Power BI or Qlikview.

Technical knowledge
• An interest in building a career within Incident Response and intelligence analysis areas that include data loss, cyber security or incident management.
- An interest in information assurance concepts including an understanding of information security standards and privacy requirements (including GDPR).
- Ability to communicate clearly and simply, both verbally and in writing.

Personal qualities
• Demonstrate initiative and commitment for results and the ability to set priorities and manage multiple projects.
- The ability to work unsupervised and effectively under pressure.
- A good team player.
- Good inter-personal skills and ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
- Multi-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
- Strong integrity, independence and resilience.
- Excellent attention to detail.

Our Deal

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Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

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