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Assistant Manager- SAM

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID137997BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager- SAM
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionRisk Consulting
Service LineIARCS
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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 Role

You will work as an assistant manager within two or more client service teams delivering Software License Compliance projects for our blue chip clients.

The role will include:

- Both analysing and managing others to analyse complex data gathered from our clients transactional sales systems
- Informing managers of the progress of the audits on a regular basis
- Researching solutions to technical challenges and contractual ambiguities
- Dealing with clients’ customers to obtain the appropriate data to review in a timely manner
- Preparing reports and other client deliverables while ensuring that workings and associated assumptions are clear and concise in order to facilitate an efficient peer review
- Understanding and knowing our clients’ products to assess deployment architecture, licensing and usage
- Identifying process improvements and efficiencies that can be gained through working in innovative ways
- This is a client facing role and you will be expected to meet clients and work collaboratively with them to help provide them with the data and deliverables that can support sales opportunities. You will need to have strong interpersonal skills and be able to develop relationships and trust.
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings, helping to identify sales opportunities within your client base.


- Planning and project managing all aspects of audits, including manage competing priorities.
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of projects, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Supervising and coaching junior members of staff to help them realise their full potential.

The Person

The successful candidate will:

- Have obtained a degree or relevant qualification
- Have significant experience of working in a team conducting software licence reviews
- Be a highly motivated team player with strong communication skills
- Have experience of managing and coaching more junior team players
- Outstanding Microsoft Excel skills including the ability to analyse complex and disparate data sets using a combination of pivot tables and functions.
- Have proficiency in Microsoft Office and PowerPoint
- Be comfortable explaining complex concepts to a non-technical audience
- Demonstrate a strong, general understanding of information technology
- Be comfortable with ambiguity and have the confidence to solve problems and to fill gaps in technical knowledge by questioning, collaborating with others and researching technical and contractual documentation
- Have a logical approach to planning and performing analysis tasks
- Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and focus on delivering high quality work
- Be commercially aware
- Be able to manage a portfolio of tasks concurrently and demonstrate a proven ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines

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.

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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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