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Finance Transformation M&A Senior Manager - IGH

Date: Apr 1, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143533BR
Job TitleFinance Transformation M&A Senior Manager - IGH
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineFinancial Management
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 Financial Management, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business.

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 DescriptionThe Team

In the IGH FT team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of finance functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. Our team also is a market leader in Mergers and Acquisitions across Healthcare and has a growing demand from our clients for Business Case support to assist large public sector change and investment decisions.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK IGH market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.

Aligned to the KPMG operating model, in FT we are structured by market segment (IGH, National Markets, Corporates and Financial Services) with our consultants having deep industry specific expertise. Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues.

Our team is also structured by capability, providing specialist services and solutions such as Mergers and Acquisitions, Integrated Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management, Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation and Intelligent Automation.

Working within the IGH FT team will provide an unparalleled opportunity to gain experience in due diligence and integration planning, target operating model design, robotic process automation and the latest innovative Cloud based technology supporting Finance Functions across multiple clients including in healthcare, education, central and devolved government, policing and justice, and public and private transport & infrastructure clients. We work closely with other teams from across our Consulting practice, particularly Accounting Advisory Services.

It is critical candidates are willing to support quality client delivery, business development and development of innovative offerings and thought leadership to challenge our clients thinking in this area.

The specific service offerings the team offer are:


Merger & Acquisitions –
strategy development, initial options analysis, financial baselining and due diligence, business case development and review, supporting the development of financial projections , as well as end-to-end target operating model and integration planning development.


Integrated Finance Transformation – Including helping CFOs to clearly define the finance vision and strategy, analyse the performance of the finance function, and design and implement a future state operating model (covering all aspects of people, process and technology) that is fit for purpose and leading edge.


Enterprise Performance Management - Working closely with clients we help them with all aspects of performance reporting and decision making.
This includes Business Case support, typically based upon the HMT Green Book/5 Case Model principles.


Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation - helping the C-suite to improve the overall service delivery model of the Finance Function and other Corporate Functions through shared services, centres of excellence and outsourcing. We design and implement operating model solutions to make Corporate Services delivery faster, simpler and cheaper.


Intelligent Automation – driving efficiency opportunities through Robotics, and new technologies such as advanced data analytics, machine learning and cognitive services.

The Role

This role is focussed on our Merger & Acquisitions capability, primarily in the Healthcare sector, but which is also focusing upon expanding across our other sectors in IGH.

It is critical that candidates are able to drive a sales pipeline, pursue opportunities, develop innovative offerings and thought leadership that challenge our clients’ thinking. You also need to build a team and capability to deliver high quality engagements. As part of this team, you will be working with clients from the initial diagnosis stage, strategy formulation and analysis, through to implementation.

Your responsibilities as a Senior Manager:

- Business development: leading the development of and sustaining relationships both internally and with client management; leading business development and pursuits activity (including developing, contributing to and writing and presenting winning proposals and bids for future work)

- Engagement delivery: responsibility for leading programmes and projects of large size and complexity, with respect to planning, managing and executing the delivery of engagements, including overseeing the writing of client reports and the review and quality assurance of work products
- Risk management: identifying and managing risks, engagement assurance and commercial risk management and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
- People development: leading large teams, identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with particular emphasis on managing and mentoring engagement team members, coaching and skills transfer
- Practice development: leading the development of processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business
- Thought leadership: taking a lead role in the design and development of thought leadership papers and the development of new methodologies

The Person

Successful candidates should have excellent finance knowledge and demonstrate the following skills:

- Accountancy qualification (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA) with at least 7 years post qualification experience

- Extensive experience of Mergers & Acquisitions, either in a client consulting or senior finance line management capacity
- Excellent understanding of issues and challenges facing the Finance Function, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance

- Demonstrable experience of selling/delivering M&A and Finance Transformation programmes of change to clients, with revenue of £500k+ per annum

- Strong experience in a variety of Finance Transformation M&A capabilities including Due Diligence, Financial Strategy & Planning, Financial Analysis, Management Information and Global Business Services/Shared Services
- Driving out cost savings of c30% in Finance and Corporate Services to support corporate efficiency programmes
- Able to demonstrate advanced project management with a proven track record in delivering high quality project or workstream outputs
- Experience of proposal writing and presenting to clients or equivalent
- Experience delivering clear, concise, focussed messages at the C-suite level, senior finance team members and colleagues/team members
- Strong work ethic, professional and personable
- Strong PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills
- Excellent communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
- Strong people manager, experienced at leading teams of c8-10 FTE to deliver to tight project and programme deadlines, and passionate about the development of talent, coaching and mentoring team members

- Flexibility to travel across the UK

- Eligible for SC level of security clearance

Our Deal

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Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

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