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Technology Implementation Manager

Date: Sep 5, 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 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;
• 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
• Line managing assistant managers and graduate trainees and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects
• Making process improvement recommendations and implementing as appropriate;
• Performance managing junior staff

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
• Demonstrable interest in/background in tax/reporting technology is essential;
• Knowledge of finance or tax processes preferable;
• Business development experience is preferable;
• Experience of managing teams to deliver projects to agreed deadlines and budgets, even under pressure;
• Proven experience of managing multiple stakeholders, often with conflicting objectives;
• Experience of managing and monitoring talent and performance;
• Ability to work autonomously, a self-starter with the confidence to make their own decisions;
• Motivated and ambitious team player who is well organised and results driven;
• Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
• Proficient in Excel.

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