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Senior Finance Associate

Date: Sep 10, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Senior Finance Associate

Service Line Information

With a turnover in excess of £2billion and a payroll of close to 17,000 partners and staff across 22 UK offices, our Finance team covers a huge spectrum of work. It spans everything from being closely involved in supporting the organisation's business strategy to tightly managing critical business functions like employee payroll, expenses, accounts payable and billing.

Key Responsibilities
- Develop an understanding of the business being supported, being proactive to learn about products / services / markets
- Support local stakeholders within the supported business area to understand the business performance and the key drivers
- Produce MI, data analysis and other reporting for local stakeholders per the organisation design, mandating the use of centralised MI and other tools as appropriate
- Support the business in the understanding, use and reporting of all performance KPIs - especially those that have a commercial impact
- Be the subject matter expert for engagement related performance questions from engagement teams – including training and education
- Support the business with complex process and administration queries and requests which are outside of the scope of OEH SoW
- Execute processes to ensure that the accounts accurately reflect the financial position of the business
- Review cost management processes to ensure good controls are in place around spend
- Support coding processes. Investigating and escalating as required
- Help to ensure Finance processes and policies are adhered to. Challenge deviation and always be forward thinking about improvements
- Be aware of and support timesheet, suspense and other finance related processes and the implication for financial
- Day to day supervision of junior team workload and job cover arrangements
- Support recruitment across Business Finance as required
- Take on some training / mentoring responsibilities for junior and new members of the team
- Play a role in the broader finance community, including active participation in meetings, forums and projects
- Be an advocate for change programmes delivered by Finance / KBS, including automation tools, self-service, standardisation and any other changes in ways of workingQualifications and Experience
- AAT or relevant degree or over 2/3 years relevant experience of accounting in an operational or professional services environment
- Resilient and able to work with multiple and highly demanding stakeholders
- Problem solving abilities
- Attention to detailApplying with a disability
KPMG 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 Employers' Forum on Disability we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.


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