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Finance Transformation Manager - IGH

Date: Jul 26, 2019

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

We are looking to recruit two highly motivated Managers to join our entrepreneurial Infrastructure Government & Healthcare (IGH) Finance Transformation (FT) team. Working closely with the leadership team you will play an important part in delivering our growth strategy and will manage teams to deliver quality client engagements.

The role provides an excellent opportunity to work in a growing team where you will be supporting senior managers in driving the sales pipeline and building relationships with clients to develop further opportunities. You will work across our capability offerings for a broad range of clients across sectors ensuring no one day is the same.

The Team

In the IGH FT team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of finance functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. Our team also is a market leader in Mergers and Acquisitions across Healthcare and has a growing demand from our clients for Business Case support to assist large public sector change and investment decisions.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK IGH market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.

Aligned to the KPMG operating model, in FT we are structured by market segment (IGH, National Markets, Corporates and Financial Services) with our consultants having deep industry specific expertise. Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues.

Our team is also structured by capability, providing specialist services and solutions such as Integrated Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management, Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation and Intelligent Automation.

Working within the IGH FT team will provide an unparalleled opportunity to gain experience in target operating model design, robotic process automation and the latest innovative Cloud based technology supporting Finance Functions across multiple clients including in healthcare, education, central and devolved government, policing and justice, and public and private transport & infrastructure clients. We work closely with other teams from across our Consulting practice, particularly Accounting Advisory Services.

It is critical candidates are willing to support quality client delivery, business development and development of innovative offerings and thought leadership to challenge our clients thinking in this area.

Specific service offerings are:

Integrated Finance Transformation – Including helping CFOs to clearly define the finance vision and strategy, analyse the performance of the finance function, and design and implement a future state operating model (covering all aspects of people, process and technology) that is fit for purpose and leading edge.
Enterprise Performance Management - Working closely with clients we help them with all aspects of performance reporting and decision making.
This includes Business Case support, typically based upon the HMT Green Book/5 Case Model principles.
Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation - helping the C-suite to improve the overall service delivery model of the Finance Function and other Corporate Functions through shared services, centres of excellence and outsourcing. We design and implement operating model solutions to make Corporate Services delivery faster, simpler and cheaper.
Intelligent Automation – driving efficiency opportunities through Robotics, and new technologies such as advanced data analytics, machine learning and cognitive services.
Financial Due Diligence/Merger & Acquisitions – mainly across healthcare clients
including initial options analysis, financial baselining, business case development and review, supporting the development of financial projections through the LTFM and financial due diligence.

The Role

Engagement delivery: leading and managing projects or work-streams of medium size and complexity (including analysing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and attending client meetings)
Business development: developing and sustaining relationships with client management; supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work).
Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
People development: identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
Practice development: taking a leading role in processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business

The Person

Successful candidates should have excellent finance knowledge and demonstrate the following skills:

Accountancy qualification – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent – with at least 2 years post qualification experience.
Strong experience within a project / finance change (either from consulting experience or from working in a Finance Function, though prior consulting experience is preferable)
High quality project delivery experience and strong knowledge related to our financial management capability offerings, especially Integrated Finance Transformation, Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation and Business Cases.
Experience of working in client facing role delivering high quality work to tight deadlines
Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
Has strong overall business awareness, understands commercial value and risks associated with consulting work
Strong PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills. Visio skills desirable but not essential
Finance systems change understanding (e.g. Oracle Fusion, MS Dynamics, etc.)
Good communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
Flexibility to travel. Note that although this role is based in either Birmingham or London, the team covers the UK geography. Limited international / European travel anticipated.
Understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance function and trends in Finance
Able to demonstrate project management with a proven track record in delivering high quality project or workstream outputs
Experience of delivering on a project, proposal writing and presenting to clients, or equivalent
Strong people manager, able to lead small teams and develop others.

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