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Assistant Manager- Finance Transformation Public Sector

Date: Jan 19, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138909BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager- Finance Transformation Public Sector
CountryUnited Kingdom
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 Description
The 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 IGH Finance Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading organisations across Central Government Departments, Transport, Infrastructure and Business Services.

Working within the Finance Transformation team will provide an unparalleled opportunity to further develop experience in target operating model design and implementation, finance systems implementation (“cloud”), enterprise performance management, process improvement and change management skills, all of which are invaluable in today’s market place. Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues.

As part of this team, you will be working with a broad range of clients from the initial diagnosis stage, strategy formulation and analysis, through to implementation.

The Role:

- Business development: contribute to the development of and sustaining relationships internally and with client management; supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including shaping, developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/bids for future work)
- Engagement delivery: managing projects or work-streams of small to medium size and complexity (including analysing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and preparing and attending client meetings and workshops).
- People development: monitor team members and accelerating development with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
- Practice development: supporting processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business

The Person:

You should have strong finance knowledge and demonstrate the following skills:

- Accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA)
- Experience in any of the key IGH sectors, including Central Government, Transport and Infrastructure either in a client facing or finance line management capacity would be beneficial
- Understanding of trends, issues and challenges facing the Finance Function
- High quality project delivery experience and strong knowledge related to our financial management capability offerings (Powered Enterprise, Global Business Services, Integrated Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Development & Insight)
- Experience of working in client facing role delivering high quality work to tight deadlines
- Experience within a project/finance change environment
- Strong work ethic, professional and personable
- Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Good communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
- Strong people manager, able to lead small teams and develop others
- Flexibility to travel across the UK
- Eligible for SC level of clearance

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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