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Software License Compliance – Junior Consultant

Date: May 4, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

Contract Performance and Insight
The CP&I team helps organisations gain clarity regarding their current position against contractual obligations. Where contracts require self-reporting on a trust basis, either or revenue or of purchase requirements, KPMG can help to independently evaluate whether the self-reporting is accurate and a fair reflection of the parties’ obligations. To do this KPMG works closely with the contracted parties and provides independent validation of reporting. The result of our work allows contractual parties to normalise any inconsistencies and/or provides assurance over the basis of future self-reporting.




The Role
We are currently looking for Junior Consultants to work within our client services teams delivering Software License Compliance projects for a number of major software publishers. This work involves auditing the deployment and usage of software licenses in corporate IT infrastructures and ensuring that the deployment and usage complies with the terms of the software license agreement.
The role will include:
• Communicating with IT managers and administrators to manage the collection and validation of IT-related information
• Analysing complex datasets using both Excel and custom KPMG tools
• Researching solutions to overcome technical challenges and contractual ambiguities
Reviewing contractual terms and applying these to data analysis, referencing and enhancing existing methodologies.
• Preparing reports and other client deliverables using Microsoft Office products.

This is a client facing role and you will be expected to meet clients virtually and sometimes in person and work collaboratively with them to deliver our services. You will need to have strong interpersonal skills and be able to develop relationships and trust. You will be fully trained in the technical aspects of the role and will be managed and coached by experienced managers and team leaders.


The Person
The successful candidate will:
• Possess excellent communication skills in English language (native or equivalent).
• Have obtained a degree or relevant qualification/experience.
• Have knowledge of data centre infrastructure and concepts such as virtualisation and storage
• Have strong Microsoft Excel skills
• Have an analytical mindset Feel comfortable explaining complex issues to a non-expert audience.
• Have the ability to apply rulesets to unstructured information and deliver a traceable outcome.
• Demonstrate a strong general understanding of information technology
• Be comfortable with ambiguity and have the confidence to solve problems and to fill gaps in knowledge by questioning, collaborating with others and researching technical and contractual documentation
• Be able to write up findings and contribute to learning materials by knowledge sharing with peers and the wider team.
• Have a logical approach to planning and performing analysis tasks.
• Be able to work independently on tasks but also work alongside other junior consultants, both onshore and offshore, to complete tasks and/or pool knowledge.
• Demonstrate excellent attention to detail and focus on delivering high quality work
• Be able to manage a portfolio of tasks concurrently, understand priorities of work delegated and provide regular progress updates to managers and senior staff.
• Demonstrate a proven ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines
• Be a highly motivated team player with strong communication skills
• Have 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 Word and PowerPoint


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