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Oracle Financials Assistant Manager

Date: Jan 10, 2019

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141040BR
Job TitleOracle Financials Assistant Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationManchester
FunctionSolutions & Digital
Service LinePowered
Service Line Information

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 DescriptionOpening Date: 11/01/2019
Closing Date: 08/02/2019
Salary: Competitive + Discretionary Bonus + Benefits
Open for Multiple Vacancies


Technology is one of the KPMG’s priority investment areas – Solutions & Digital services the whole of the KPMG client side business portfolio through delivery of core technology and managed services capabilities, collaboration and innovation development services and building of our Alliances network. Our integrated capability teams design, build and operate flexible technology enabled solutions for clients to help them solve the most complex business problems and transform their operations.

The Team

Powered Enterprise is KPMG��s world-class accelerated Enterprise Business Transformation approach for cloud-based solutions that uses pre-designed back-office leading practices and KPMG’s six layer Target Operating Model. It enables clients to make better, faster decisions, resulting in a quicker implementation and a faster path to Return on Investment. This solution combines the breadth and scale of KPMG’s leading practice, capabilities and insight into a complete solution for an effective back-office.

The Powered Apps teams are communities of technology focussed professionals who work together to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients. The teams use their functional knowledge and experience (e.g. Finance, HR, Procurement), coupled with their expertise in the cloud applications (e.g. Oracle, Workday, Coupa) to lead and deliver client programmes, support pre-sales activities and develop improvement and extensions to Powered Enterprise. KPMG are growing their S&D - Powered Apps team to meet an ever increasing demand for our market leading services and are seeking IT management consultants with relevant expertise and experience.

The Role

- Developing lasting client relationships and actively building a network and range of experience to help address client needs.
- Provide compelling and well thought out solutions to problems of moderate complexity.
- Defining process specific leading practice solutions to support the business requirements.
- Designing processes and solutions that contain a mix of cloud based solutions and on premise legacy applications.
- System design and delivery, including Release Management, integration management, data migration strategy and management.
- Contributing to the development of a new business Target Operating Model (ToM). Defining IT organisations to manage working in a cloud environment
- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns.
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued.
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individual’s development needs and career aspirations.
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required

- Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns.
- Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued.
- Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individual’s development needs and career aspirations.
- Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.
- Educated to degree level or equivalent.
- Experience of providing input to business cases for large change programmes.
- Experience of multiple industry sectors (e.g. Media, Services, Retail, Insurance, Local Government etc...).
- Experience of working effectively with senior client representatives.
- Detailed knowledge of how ORACLE enables end-to-end business process across Finance and Procurement.
- A background in designing and delivering end-to-end business processes across more than one process areas. Preferably, this would be within Oracle Fusion Applications, but as a minimum within Oracle eBusiness Suite.
- Prior experience and knowledge of Record to Report
- An understanding of the functional, application and technical architectural elements of an Oracle Fusion programme.
- Experience of multiple ORACLE full implementation project lifecycles, preferably from scoping and planning through to post go live support
- Understanding of an Oracle systems delivery lifecycle using OUM, AIM.
- Strong documentation, reporting and presentation skills
- Well-developed analytical skills and the ability to provide clarity to complex issues, and synthesize large amounts of information
- Experience producing project deliverables (business requirements, functional specs, configuration document, process flows, use cases, requirements traceability matrices etc.)
- Strong Microsoft Office skills particularly Excel and PowerPoint
- Strong interpersonal, team building, organisational and motivational skills
- Fast learner with an ability to get up-to-speed in a short space of time

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

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.

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