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Senior Manager - GCT, Managed Services - London

Date: Nov 17, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT). A key focus for KPMG’s GCT team is to grow our Managed Service business which helps multinational groups manage and transform their global tax and accounting compliance and reporting requirement across multiple operating regions. Leveraging award-winning technology, we enable our clients to utilise KPMG’s compliance and transformation expertise to drive better visibility, greater efficiency and improved risk management across their organisation and responsibilities.


We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the GCT Managed Services team at KPMG.


We are looking for talented Senior Managers to join us in Canada Square, London with experience in a broad range of areas including:



Deep compliance and reporting expertise
Engagement leadership
Change management
Transformation, transition and project management
Standardised methodology and tool development
Consulting on compliance processes and technology
Lean Six Sigma methodology.


We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days, elements of home working etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles & Responsibilities:

Project managing the overall delivery of global and large UK compliance and reporting managed service projects;
Lead the business development process to progress leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;
Lead our service offerings and service delivery models;
Support clients with implementation of managed service solutions to ensure the widespread adoption across their business units;
Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with both existing and new clients;
Line manage managers and assistant managers and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;
Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;
Coaching and technical support for other team members;
Follow KPMG best practice and policy.


The Person


Qualifications and skills:


We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications. Project Management qualifications are also highly desirable.


Knowledge and Experience:


Extensive project management/co-ordination skills and experience (e.g. on global compliance outsourcing engagements or similar projects);
Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
Awareness of technology and automation to drive efficiency, risk management and value;
Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work;
Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information;
Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience;
Awareness or experience of corporate tax (e.g. tax compliance) will be helpful.


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