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Test Analyst - Assistant Manager - ERP - Non Automation

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138436BR
Job TitleTest Analyst - Assistant Manager - ERP - Non Automation
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
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 IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

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 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 IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

The Role

The role is for a Test ERP Process SME on ERP engagements reporting to the Test Manager, defining test scope/scenarios, leading a team of and off-shore test analysts, you will be able to develop a deep understanding of the clients’ end to end solution and support and lead your analysts in defining and delivering the required testing for a specific process area of the engagement.
- Builds and develops positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG
- Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas which benefit the client
- Support the design and development test scenarios/scripts for functional testing of ERP applications
- Manage the execution of tests and report results, capturing run & key metrics over time
- Work collaboratively with client business and IT teams to record and analyse requirements for ERP applications
- Manage the process of raising and resolving test defects in a structured manner and provide solutions
- Lead and manage test teams on project methodologies such as Agile, Waterfall and other hybrid methods alongside helping with the budgeting of ERP projects
The role will work on projects across the KPMG verticals, the Test Practice is part of Financial Services and so at times you will be expected to work on non-ERP related Financial Services projects.

The Person

- Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
- Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding
- Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
- Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns
- You are an experienced test lead/senior analyst of medium to large testing projects for ERP platforms (e.g. Oracle, Workday, SAP, MS Dynamics)
- You have experience in ERP implementations (Oracle/SAP/Workday/MS Dynamics/etc.), proficient either - Finance for Oracle/Workday/SAP/MS Dynamics Or HR for Oracle/Workday/SAP/MS Dynamics
- Candidates will be required to demonstrate a deep process knowledge in these areas
- Excellent knowledge of Software Testing Life Cycle including understanding the various types of testing
- You are confident in developing advanced test plans from technical designs and specifications
- You have experience working on testing programmes, working closely with technology and business functions throughout the delivery lifecycle to enable a seamless transition to implementation within tight timeframes
- You have excellent communication skills, with the ability to influence senior management and stakeholders, and to build and maintain strong team and client relationships
- You have excellent skills in acquiring and analysing test data
- Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
- Utilise test management tools such as HP Quality Centre, Zephyr Enterprise and JIRA to optimise testing on your projects

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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