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Senior Manager - Finance Transformation - Data and Analytics

Date: Jul 9, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145928BR
Job TitleSenior Manager - Finance Transformation - Data and Analytics
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 Description
The Team

Our Data and Analytics team is a specific area of focus and growth for KPMG. We provide strategic, organisational and technical advisory work for our clients that allows them to exploit their information and maximise value from data assets. Given the significant demand in the marketplace we are looking to hire multiple individuals with expertise in at least one of the following areas: Data & Information Management, Information Exploitation or Advanced Analytics.

The Role

The successful candidate will:

- Lead large, complex data & analytics programmes and projects from strategy to execution.
- Work with senior client stakeholders (CFO, CDO, CIO) to cultivate strong relationships as a trusted partner, through articulating and realising the value of data
- Identify, scope and develop data, analytics and automation opportunities with clients, and lead the creation of RFP responses
- Develop client solutions across the creation to consumption data lifecycle (data sourcing, management, quality, reporting & analytics)
- Produce thought leadership on Data Management, Master Data Management, Meta Data Management, Reporting or Analytics
- Build data frameworks, accelerators and points of view to support sales and solve key client issues
- Leverage their understanding of key technology vendors in the marketplace to deliver engagements
- Develop our people through coaching, mentoring, formal performance management and creating an inclusive working environment
- Use their people management experience to lead combined project teams of client and KPMG data analytics professionals, and develop knowledge in the KPMG team

Skills and experience required for the role:

- Significant advisory skills from a big4 or comparable consulting company delivering data programmes from strategy to execution, drawing business value
- Demonstrable experience of complex data programmes covering the full creation to consumption data lifecycle (data sourcing, management, quality, reporting & analytics)
- A recognised SME in Data & Information Management, Information Exploitation or Advanced Analytics
- Functional knowledge and point of view around key tools within the Data Management or Analytics market
- Developing and/or delivering an Analytics/Data Management roadmap
- Designing an appropriate target state for client data functions based on their vision and current state issues
- Analysis of data, identifying insights and providing hypotheses
- Understanding the delivery of data projects through a standard or alternative project lifecycle

The Person

- Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
- Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm
- Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others
- Seeks to understand others motivations
- Supports others to make brave decisions

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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