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Data Architect - Assistant Manager - Financial Services

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143906BR
Job TitleData Architect - Assistant Manager - Financial Services
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
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 IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

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 Role

At KPMG our FS Data team works to enable our clients from a broad range of top tier banks, to optimise the use of data to achieve their business strategy, and to implement a data driven business.
As a Manager within this team, you will have a proven track record as a Data Management specialist, advising clients on how to effectively manage their data, from ingestion through to insight.

Specifically, you should have strong experience in:
- Data governance practices including change management
- Reviewing and implementing data quality controls and end to end control frameworks
- Data sourcing, profiling, cleansing, & transformation best practice methods, including capturing of lineage & data definitions
- MDM solutions

As this is an FS data consulting role, you will be expected to competently:
- Lead small-medium KPMG and client data management workstreams of 3-10 people where you are expected to oversee the development and use of data systems, processes and controls
- Be a data management SME on large transformation projects, advising our clients on strategy and design
- Be up-to-date of the latest industry regulations and have a keen interest in future technology trends
- Have in-depth sector experience in either Banking, Capital Markets or Insurance and understand key business drivers and key regulations in the industry (e.g. GDPR, IFRS, AML, BCBS 239, FATCA, Dodd Frank, Solvency II)
- Work with key stakeholders to define scope and discover efficient ways to organise, store and analyse data with attention to security and confidentiality
- Develop lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs
- Identify profitable opportunities, sell-on at client work, make a significant contribution in supporting a market proposition/capability and wider practice contribution
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity
- Be client focused with good presentation, communication and relationship building skills.

To excel in this role, you are able to fully grasp the complexity of data management, its importance in marketplace currently and why it is critical for our current and potential clients.

The Person

We are building up the FS data team, and as we continue to grow, we want to ensure we are fostering an enjoyable and supportive place to work. Therefore we are seeking people with high energy who:
- Coaches and develops junior colleagues
- Supports the growth of the data management practice through internal initiatives and identifying new business opportunities
- Thrives on challenges and issues and enjoys solving problems
- Inspires change and makes an impact within the team and in a client organisation

- Prior consulting experience

Our Deal

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

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. 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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