Corporate Services Transformation Assistant Manager

Location: Birmingham, Bristol & Other locations

Capability: Consulting

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Location: Birmingham, Bristol, London, Manchester

Capability: Consulting

Experience Level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Type: Full Time or Part Time

Service Line: IGH Consulting

Contract type: Permanent

Job description

Corporate Services Transformation Assistant Manager – KPMG – Consulting


The KPMG Consulting function is a cornerstone of our business.  Operating from London we do work that matters, serving the country with diligence and expertise.

KPMG is one of the world's largest and most respected consultancies.  We've supported the UK through times of war and peace, prosperity and recession, political and regulatory upheaval. We've proudly stood beside the institutions and businesses which make the UK what it is.


By encompassing a wide range of disciplines across a breadth of areas such as Strategy, Forensic, Risk and Regulatory, People and Talent, and Operational and Financial Transformation, we become immersed in our clients' organisations, applying sector knowledge and technology solutions to deliver the best possible outcomes and get it right first time.


Why Join KPMG as an Corporate Services Assistant Transformation Manager?


KPMG is acknowledged as a leading advisor and professional services provider and our FT Team is an integral part of KPMG’s Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare (IGH) Consulting practice.  Joining our industry leading practice will expose you to work on a range of high profile assignments helping clients address their most challenging issues and achieve their biggest opportunities. You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centres of Excellence. 

You will be joining a successful and growing team, who are looking to consolidate recent year-on-year growth and deliver a step change in the size and reach of our practice. This is an exciting opportunity for talented individuals who are looking to grow their skills and abilities within a well regarded and rapidly expanding team, offering clear progression opportunities.  

We are keen to recruit talented people who have the energy and drive to succeed in a dynamic and challenging environment and who have a passion for delivering excellent service and building strong relationships in local government. 

The team works in an agile and flexible manner, with plenty of opportunities to develop new skills and gain new knowledge. We are keen to support and develop our people to enable them to be the best they can be. 

We believe we are market leaders in promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace and want to encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and cultures.


What will you be doing?


  • Engagement delivery: leading and managing finance transformation and ERP implementation projects or work-streams of a small to medium size and complexity (including analysing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and attending client meetings) 
  • People development: monitoring and supporting team members across the FT team and broader Consulting, accelerating their development with a particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer 
  • Practice development: supporting processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business and delivering our Mission Statement, around our capability areas of Powered, Global Business Services and Enterprise Performance Management 
  • Business development: contributing to the establishment and development of both internal and external relationships and supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including shaping, developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work) 






What will you need to do it?


  • Experience within a Finance project environment 
  • Good understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance functions, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance 
  • Prior client facing consulting experience desirable 
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality outputs, on time and meeting/exceeding client expectations 
  • Project management and the ability to organise and prioritise your own work to meet project requirements 
  • Ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions 
  • Good communicator with the ability to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships 
  • Evidence of being an active listener, strong team player and willingness to develop new skills and capabilities 
  • Strong PowerPoint, Excel and Word skills; Visio skills desirable but not essential 
  • Good understanding of Quote to Cash and Source to Pay processes 
  • Experience of enterprise software deployments (preferably cloud deployments) 
  • Relevant public sector experience and knowledge in one or more of the following sectors: 
  • Central Government 
  • Local Government 
  • Health 
  • Transport 
  • Education 


Key Skills:

  • Candidate must be elegible, able to gain and retain National Security Vetting at the level of Security Check (SC) 
  • Recognises the importance of continuous self and team development and actively strives to achieve this.
  • Evidence of being an active listener, strong team player and willingness to develop new skills and capabilities 
  • Helps others to understand how their work contributes to the overall success of an engagement and the wider firm 
  • Fosters a sense of self belief and confidence in others 
  • Seeks to understand others motivations 
  • Supports others to make brave decisions 
  • Relevant finance qualification preferred but not essential – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent 
  • Flexibility to travel 


Our Locations:


We are open to talk to Corporate Services Transformation Assistant Managers in the London, Bristol, Birmingham and Manchester area as this is where the team is based.


With 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.


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Why Consulting at KPMG?

Technology is a critical focus for us. It underpins everything we do. We're investing in technology like never before – not least because the pace of technological change is disrupting organisations in new and challenging ways. Through advanced data analytics and emerging tech-enabled solutions like AI and machine learning, we're helping clients across diverse sectors to navigate that change. We enable them to avoid any unnecessary risks and to uncover new, transformative opportunities that could give them a competitive edge. A career here means stretching your skills and honing your expertise by solving complex problems as part of a collaborative, results-driven and supportive team. Whether we're helping our clients to reduce their costs, make better decisions, improve efficiencies or deploy the latest technologies, we bring together broad specialisms and talents to deliver robust, connected solutions.

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