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Connected Value Management Consulting - Manager

Date: Nov 10, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Successful candidates should have Financial Services Industry experience, and in particular knowledge/experience implementing Planning/Performance Management solutions which have assisted in driving the client’s strategy. They should also be able to demonstrate the following:

Client Delivery
• Experience with the design and configuration of Planning/Performance Management applications with a focus on consolidation and planning processes
• Ability to translate business requirements into technology solutions
• Ability to translate and present technical information to a non-technical audience in a clear, concise manner
• Manage teams to deliver client delivery workstreams
• Take accountability for the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
• Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements
• Leading development of client solutions and propositions, including embedding these within technology applications
• Analysis of business drivers of Financial Services firms to enable the design of fit for purpose Client solutions
• Ownership and review of analysis and reports delivered to Clients

Business Development
• The candidate will need to build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners, Directors and Senior managers in driving business development and sales activities
• Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
• Develop innovative and Client focused go-to-market propositions
• Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other part of the firm where appropriate

Practice Development
• Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
• Lead practice development initiatives (that grow and promote the CVM practice internally and externally) and provide guidance to junior members of the team on these initiatives

People Management
• Lead and/or contribute to formal training, knowledge sharing, networking activities for the team
• Act as informal career development mentor and coach for junior members of the team

Core / Necessary skills & experience
• Functional experience with regulatory, statutory and management reporting
• Experience with designing and configuring consolidation or planning applications such as SAP, Anaplan, OneStream, or Oracle applications - Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Financial Consolidation and Close Service (FCCS) or Enterprise Planning and Budgeting Cloud Services (EPBCS)
• Strong people manager who is able to lead small teams and develop/coach others
• Experience working with and influencing stakeholders
• Project management experience
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Strong Powerpoint skills with ability to deliver exec level reporting and client deliverables
• Strong Excel skills with ability to perform high level / detailed modelling
• Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs to senior stakeholders
• Manage diverse project teams with a mixed of Client, KPMG, 3rd party suppliers and independent contractor resources
• Ability to review and challenge information that has been provided by other team members, ensuring the information is ‘fit for purpose’ and at the right level of granularity

Additional skills and experience (preferred)

One or more of the following qualifications:
• Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)
• Consulting experience

Successful Candidates Should Have Experience in One Or More of The Following Areas
• Experience across various phases of the implementation lifecycle including conceptual design, POC, vendor selection, solution design, delivery management, testing and dry-run
• Consolidation, Planning, Cost Allocations and MI Reporting
• Awareness of industry trends and leading EPM vendors
• Building value driver trees and value/benefit modelling at FS organisations
• Design and or delivery of business planning capabilities (Scenario Planning models, Financial/Operational planning solutions)


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