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ERP Analytics Senior Manager - Corporates - Tech Risk Consulting

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID133913BR
Job TitleERP Analytics Senior Manager - Corporates - Tech Risk Consulting
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineAudit
Service Line InformationAt KPMG, our vision is to be the clear choice on the future of Audit. In today’s complex and ever-changing business world, we recognise that we need to be one step ahead for our clients - rather than reacting to emerging trends we need to anticipate them by harnessing technology. Our people are integral to this, bringing their natural curiosity, diversity of ideas and perspectives to help deliver client excellence.

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

Our ‘ERP analytics’ capability sits within Technology Risk Consulting, but works across all our functions, i.e. across Audit, Tax and Advisory. ERP analytics delivers a large amount of assurance and advisory work in helping clients get more value out of their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Business Management systems, specifically SAP, Oracle as well as GRC and/or data analytical solutions on top of the ERP.

Our projects include extracting, analysing and visualising data from our clients ERP systems to support audit and advisory engagements covering: process control, process & control optimisation, robotics, security, and ERP related GRC services. This work is delivered through stand-alone assignments, or as part of external and internal audit, or wider advisory engagements.

A Senior Manager with a focus on ERP analytics would typically be responsible for ensuring the quality, value and timely delivery of a significant pipeline of engagements. This will include supporting delivery of the high demand for data and analytics for some of our largest and most complex external and internal audits, but also supporting Consulting and Tax projects.

Alongside this, you would be responsible for driving growth of the ERP analytics capability by developing new business from existing clients across the firm, as well as from new prospects.

As a Senior Manager, you will join our ERP analytics leadership team and hence also get involved in product development and innovation activities, to ensure that KPMG’s ERP analytics capability remains market leading on a global scale, as well as the development of our ERP analytics people.

This role requires specific SAP and/or Oracle and data analytics (and/or GRC) experience. Delivering ERP process controls, data analytics and assurance services. The successful candidate will be involved in client facing and client relationship building across of range of corporate clients.

The Role


Will include some or all of the following:
- Audit and advise clients that operate SAP or Oracle systems including GRC.
- Advise clients on enhancing their own ERP data analytics capability.
- Engagement lead / SME on SAP/ Oracle/ GRC control and/or data analytics engagements.
- Building and managing excellent client relationships across a range of clients.
- Developing internal networks and maintaining excellent relationships with colleagues across KPMG, but in particular in the wider Advisory areas.
- Contributing to practice management, e.g. innovation, training, knowledge management.
- A good understanding of SAP, Oracle, data analytics and/or GRC technology platforms.
- Ability to identify and assess complex ERP risks and controls, to relate them to the wider business environment and to express clear views.

The Person

Experience and Skills

A combination of the following:
- Proven experience of successfully delivering SAP/ Oracle business process, security, control, data analytics and GRC services (including external/ internal audit) to medium/ large, multi-national clients. Including, for example, experience in Oil & Gas, Retail, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Utilities and Life Sciences sectors.
- Similar proven experience of winning new business in this area, as well as growing existing clients and engagements

- Auditing and advising clients that operate SAP/ Oracle.
- Business process and functional experience of key SAP/ Oracle Financials modules, ideally including SAP HANA and/or Oracle Fusion
- Functional experience of GRC, Financials, BPC and BI.
- Experience of design, build and delivery of data analytics related capabilities, including:

- data extraction and processing (i.e. ETL),

- design and build of data analysis routines,

- design and build of data visualisation formats,

- interpretation of data analytics results, and ability to derive insightful and quantifiable business insights using data analytics outputs,

- Identifying root causes to detected exceptions and translating these to actionable recommendations, e.g. ERP process or system changes.

- integration into a suitable IT infrastructure, including architecture design and system configuration

- Experience of using data analysis tools in an ERP environment, e.g. SQL, R, Python, Alteryx, Celonis, Qlik, PowerBI, Tableau.
- Proven experience of successfully winning and delivering technology risk services.
- “Big 4” professional services or dynamic IT consultancy environment experience.
- Supporting service line through innovation and knowledge management.


SAP/ Oracle Certifications (Desirable).
Data analytics tools certifications (Desirable)

Accounting Audit Qualifications: ACA or equivalent (Desirable).
IT Assurance Qualification CISA or equivalent. (Desirable)
Preferably degree educated or proven commercially demonstrated experience

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

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.

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