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Technology Implementation Assistant Manager

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The team

KPMG’s Tax Technology & Innovation team comprises 160+ technologists providing technology enablement services and solutions across the tax & legal business.
The team is made up of product owners, business analysts, multi-disciplinary engineering teams and it service delivery professionals working on a large portfolio of systems used to improve productivity and solve key business problems across tax & legal.
A key focus is working with KPMG’s Global Compliance & Transformation (‘GCT’) team is to grow our managed service business, helping 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 technology implementation team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the GCT technology implementation team at KPMG.

The role

The Technology Implementation Assistant Manager will work as part of the Managed Services Implementation Team, working with internal and external clients to deliver end-to-end solutions across the technology solutions used to support managed services engagements.

The role involves working across Global Compliance & Transformation projects encompassing:
• Delivery excellence; agility in our delivery approach through technology implementation to ensure the business can remain highly responsive to market demand and can bring services to market quickly and safely;
• Delivering client demos
• Delivery of technology projects
• Support the delivery of multiple projects to time, budget and quality
• Identify project risks and issues
• Support the technical and design leads throughout a project
• Consult with clients and assist their project managers in delivery
• Participate in sales and contribute to winning engagements

The person

• Strong educational background (preferably 2:1 or higher university degree);
• ACA qualified or equivalent is essential;
• Project management qualifications would be helpful but are not essential.

Experience and Background
• Experience of delivering projects that deliver solutions for managed services engagements or awareness or experience of tax or accounting processes (e.g. Tax compliance) is highly beneficial, including, but not limited to:
• Accounts production software
• Tax analytics software
• Workflow solutions
• Data management and automation solutions
• The successful person will be able to support the seamless delivery of projects and have a track record of implementing tools (such as those listed above)
• Ability to prioritise work, and address conflict.
• Educated to degree level in a business or technology related subject or equivalent experience in a business or it environment
• A strong problem solver with a pragmatic and tenacious attitude to seek out resolutions
• Strives for continuous process improvement.
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills.
• Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
• 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

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