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Senior Finance Associate

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Location Flexible: Regional Offices

Job Description
Key Responsibilities
- Develop an understanding of the business being supported, being proactive to learn about products / services / markets
- Support local stakeholders within the supported business area to understand the business performance and the key drivers
- Produce MI, data analysis and other reporting for local stakeholders per the organisation design, mandating the use of centralised MI and other tools as appropriate
- Support the business in the understanding, use and reporting of all performance KPIs - especially those that have a commercial impact
- Be the subject matter expert for engagement related performance questions from engagement teams – including training and education
- Support the business with complex process and administration queries and requests which are outside of the scope of OEH SoW
- Execute processes to ensure that the accounts accurately reflect the financial position of the business
- Review cost management processes to ensure good controls are in place around spend
- Support coding processes. Investigating and escalating as required
- Help to ensure Finance processes and policies are adhered to. Challenge deviation and always be forward thinking about improvements
- Be aware of and support timesheet, suspense and other finance related processes and the implication for financial
- Day to day supervision of junior team workload and job cover arrangements
- Support recruitment across Business Finance as required
- Take on some training / mentoring responsibilities for junior and new members of the team
- Play a role in the broader finance community, including active participation in meetings, forums and projects
- Be an advocate for change programmes delivered by Finance / KBS, including automation tools, self-service, standardisation and any other changes in ways of working

Qualifications and Experience
 AAT or relevant degree or over 2/3 years relevant experience of accounting in an operational or professional services environment
 Resilient and able to work with multiple and highly demanding stakeholders
 Problem solving abilities
 Attention to detail

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