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Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance) – Assistant Manager

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

This is a fascinating time for Financial Services and our firm. While there are significant challenges, the opportunities to lead and reshape the future have never been greater. Clients are placing a premium on the services provided by the advisors they trust. As a global leading professional services firm with over 17,000 staff in the UK alone and a track-record of delivering market-leading solutions, we work collaboratively with our clients to develop strong relationships and become their advisors of choice.

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

The Team
In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Insurance firms, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation, and our service offerings reflect this demand.

The Role
Successful candidates should have some Insurance Industry experience, and preferably working knowledge of the Finance function. They should also be able to demonstrate the following:

Client Delivery
•Work as part of a mixed KPMG and Client resource project team to deliver elements of the Finance Transformation engagements
•Support the team and contribute to the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
•Build positive and collaborative relationships with KPMG and Client resources
•Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements

Business Development
•Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions
•Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
•Build awareness of the core Finance processes, data models and systems and an understanding of typical Client issues in the market
•Seek to identify business opportunities on your day to day role on Client engagements, and where appropriate bring to the attention of the engagement lead / manager

Practice Development
•Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
•Support the management and leadership in developing innovative and Client-focused go-to-market propositions

People Management
•Participate in skills training, knowledge sharing and networking activities with the team

The Person
•Previous experience delivering changes within Insurance or a Finance function
•Awareness of current and future regulatory changes within the Insurance industry
•Understanding of Insurance Finance processes and reporting requirements
•Experience in supporting the design of data, technology and/or business solutions
•Strong communication skills and ability to develop strong relationships
•Experience working with a diverse stakeholder group
•Strong analytical and numerical skills
•Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs for internal presentation/review

Additional skills and experience (preferred)
•Part or recently completed Accountancy qualification (or equivalent experience)





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