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Assistant Manager Finance Transformation (Consulting)

Date: Mar 25, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143305BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager Finance Transformation (Consulting)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineFinancial Management
Service Line InformationIn KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.

In Financial Management, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business.

KPMG OverviewKPMG 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 DescriptionThe Team

In the Finance Transformation (FT) team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance Functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.
Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues. Our team is therefore also structured by capability, providing specialist services and solutions in Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management, Global Business Services and Intelligent Automation.

The Role

Your responsibilities as an Assistant Manager:

1) Engagement delivery: supporting high quality delivery of projects or work-streams of a small to medium size and complexity (including analysing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and attending client meetings)
2) People development: monitoring and supporting team members and accelerating their development with a particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
3) Practice development: supporting processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business and delivering our Mission Statement
4) Business development: contributing to the establishment and development of both internal and external relationships and supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including shaping, developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work)

Skills and experience required

Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills:

- Experience within a Finance project environment
- Good understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance functions, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance
- Prior client facing consulting experience desirable
- Proven track record of delivering high quality outputs, on time and meeting/exceeding client expectations
- Project management and the ability to organise and prioritise your own work to meet project requirements
- Ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Good communicator with the ability to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
- Evidence of being an active listener, strong team player and willingness to develop new skills and capabilities
- Strong PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills; Visio skills desirable but not essential
- Relevant experience in one or more of the following solution areas (desirable but not essential):
a. Integrated Finance Transformation – through operating model design, data and technology, including robotics and artificial intelligence, providing leading practice insights across finance and accounting processes
b. Enterprise Performance Management – planning, budgeting and forecasting, management information and reporting, profitability and cost management, and performance data and analytics.
c. Global Business Services – business and information technology outsourcing, shared service and global business services design, build, transition and implementation
d. Intelligent Automation - driving efficiency opportunities through Robotics, and new technologies such as advanced data analytics, machine learning and cognitive services

The Person

- Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
- Evidence of being an active listener, strong team player and willingness to develop new skills and capabilities
- Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
- Seeks to understand others motivations
- Supports others to make brave decisions
- Relevant finance qualification – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent
- Flexibility to travel

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



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



Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.



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