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Senior Manager - Finance Transformation (FS Insurance- FDS)

Date: Nov 24, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID120797BR
Job TitleSenior Manager - Finance Transformation (FS Insurance- FDS)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
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

In Financial Management 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 recognised as being number one in the industry.

We are structured by capabilities (Finance Strategy and transformation, Effective Performance Management, and Finance Operations) but our consultants also have deep industry specific expertise.

The Insurance Team in Financial Management works with leading Insurers, focussing on improving the effectiveness and efficiency of their Finance functions. In today’s environment, Finance must demonstrate their value to the business by producing insightful reports, managing risk, reducing costs and maintaining financial controls.


The Role


- Delivery management:

Lead client delivery engagements / large workstreams on behalf of engagement partners / directors

Accountable for the successful delivery of the engagement deliverables and client outcomes

Recognise as a subject matter expert in the area of Finance systems and/or data architecture solutions

- Business Development:

Support Partners & directors in driving business development and sales activities

Lead and/or support the development of proposals and sales pitches

Lead development of solution prototypes and re-usable accelerators, methodology and tools in the areas of Finance Data & Systems implementations.

Develop innovative and client issue-led Go-to-market propositions

- People management & talent development:

Lead teams in client delivery and internal practice management initiatives

Act as formal performance manager for junior members of the team

Support the development of junior team members through formal training, informal coaching & mentoring capacities

The Person

Skills & Experience:


-Awareness of Finance function processes and operating model

-Strong work ethics

-Significant and relevant Finance Data & Systems transformation consulting experience in financial services

-Ability to build strategic and deep client relationships at the senior management and heads of function level in client organisations.

Subject matter expert proficiency in the majority of the following areas:

-Finance systems architecture

-General ledger and financial reporting systems design and implementation

-Data architecture design and implementation

-Data management & governance

-Cloud based systems design and delivery methodology

Technical experience:

-ERP / Accounting rules: Oracle Fusion ERP, Oracle EBS FAH, Workday, Aptitude, SAP

-BI: Qliksense, Powered BI, Business Object, Tableau

-Data: SQL, Relational DB, ETL, NoSQL technology
- IFRS17 Experience desirable but not essential

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.

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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