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Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

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Finance Transformation Assistant Manager (Banking - Powered Finance)

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Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

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Associate Director - Corporate Finance - Valuations

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Assistant Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

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Service Line: Financial Management

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Finance Change Delivery – Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Roles and Responsibilities
We are looking for experienced Managers to join our team of Finance Transformation within Financial Services.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of banks, leading in providing advice and assurance in relation to complex finance transformation programmes.



The role


As a Manager in the team, you will be involved in providing support to the day to day delivery of all aspects of business development, client targeting, growth and client delivery. Core elements of the role include:


- Supporting delivery of large- scale projects by assessing engagement risks, driving conclusions


- Supporting engagement mobilisation through scoping, planning and defining outcomes and creating deliverables as part of a larger project team


- Preparation of underlying materials as well as leading/participation in client workshops


- Co-ordinating activities between small teams on projects to deliver tasks, including providing guidance and feedback to junior team members


- Supporting Financial management of client engagements


- Undertaking practice development activities including contributing to thought leadership pieces, running industry events, delivering training or managing team communications


- Aiding proposals and bid teams in delivery of high-quality proposals


- Developing strong internal and external networks for long term relationships,


- Driving innovation by creating an environment that encourages innovation and being a leader in this area by implementing new and improved ways of working, delivery models and / or technological advancements


- Identifying opportunities for securing new business


- Contributing to business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new / existing clients


- Contributing to the growth of the practice by providing input to KPMG Point of views, development of solutions, engagement tools and enablers



Qualifications and Skills
- A first level university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above in accounting, business, computer science or a related discipline desirable but not compulsory.


- An accounting qualification (ACA, ACMA, ACCA) applied in a financial institution would be desirable, but not essential.


- A deep understanding of regulatory developments and key current issues facing clients and a proven ability to articulate these in discussions / presentations with senior internal and external stakeholders



Experience and Background
Desirable knowledge and experience:


- Confident and comfortable with uncertainty and ambiguity in a project environment


- Demonstrate expertise across engagement and practice teams


- Knowledge of the key issues and challenges currently facing CFOs in the financial services sector


- Take personal responsibility for the quality of delivery


- Instil a positive team mentality, even when under pressure, by treating their colleagues well and creating an inclusive culture


- Strong interest and commitment to understanding and developing leading edge Finance solutions for our clients


- Experience of working in a consulting role in financial services (Capital Markets, Banking, Insurance and/or Wealth and Asset Management), or a transformation role in industry, focusing on the Finance function


- Experience in assisting in delivery of large-scale Finance change programmes in Financial Services and demonstrable experience of leading change gained from:


- hands-on consulting experience at a Big 4, or top tier consulting firm within Financial Services, or


- leading change programmes at a Financial Services organisation, or


- leading a Line function at a Financial Services organisation


- A background in Finance, Risk / Regulation or Treasury


- Understanding of Finance Operating Models and Finance Transformation, including location and service model strategy


- Product Control and Valuation – including demonstrable product knowledge (Capital Markets Candidates)


- Accounting and regulatory change e.g. IFRS9, IFRS17, IBOR, ViR – supporting clients to understand and address complex change, and leading delivery of programmes / projects


- Financial Control – including internal and external statutory reporting


- Financial modelling, budgeting, business planning, forecasting and analysis


- Finance, Risk and Treasury integration, operating model design and implementation


- Front to back process, control and governance


- Balance sheet management and financial resource optimisation


- Cost reporting and management


- Finance Cost Reduction and Process Improvement


- Finance systems architecture and strategy delivery


- General Ledger, consolidation and EPM projects


- Regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects including COREP, FINREP


- Optimisation of financial resources – capital, liquidity, RWA, LBS etc.


- Use of related technology including SAP, Oracle, Hyperion, BPM tools, EPM systems, Treasury systems ERP systems, Robotic Technology, AI and Digital technologies, Cloud and Google based solutions, Hadoop and Big Data, Tableau, Biazagi and other visualisation tools.


Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Service Line Information:
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. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.
Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
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.
In the Finance Transformation (FT) and Powered Finance team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance Functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. We are a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, working together with technology focussed professionals to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.

The Role
Your responsibilities as a Manager:
• Engagement delivery: leading and managing projects or work-streams of a small to medium size and complexity (including planning and organising work packages, overseeing data gathering and analysis, summarising insights and presenting results, owning client relationships and preparing and chairing client meetings and workshops)
• Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
• People development: performance management including identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
• Practice development: taking a leading role in processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business and achieving our Mission Statement
• Business development: developing a strong understanding of client needs and building positive, long-standing relationships with clients through engagement delivery; identifying business development opportunities, and supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including shaping and presenting proposals/ bids for future work and managing proposal development activities)

Skills and experience required
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
• Proven track record of working on finance improvement consulting projects, working across multiple aspects of a finance function
• Good understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance functions, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance
• Experience managing teams to deliver to deadlines and required quality standards; experience developing, coaching and mentoring team members
• Excellent communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships; and the ability to deliver clear, concise, focused messages to senior finance team members or clients
• Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
• Impactful written communications, producing high quality, client ready outputs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
• Strong understanding of the Record to Report process (underlying drivers to general ledger transactions, consolidation, disclosures etc.) and Chart of Accounts.
• Experience of multiple enterprise software deployments (preferably cloud deployments)
• Understanding of how Finance processes are enabled within finance systems landscape

Relevant large corporates experience and knowledge in one or more of the following sectors:
• Aerospace & Defence
• Consumer Markets
• Energy
• Industrial Manufacturing
• Leisure
• Life Sciences
• Retail
• Technology, Media & Telecommunications
The Person
• 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 – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent
• Flexibility to travel

Finance Transformation Assistant Manager (Banking - Powered Finance)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Successful candidates should have excellent Banking Industry experience and in-depth knowledge of their Finance function in particular. They should also be able to demonstrate the following:


Client Delivery:
- Experience in working on Finance Transformation programmes
- Ability to work across multi-disciplinary workstreams, both internally within KPMG and external Client teams
- Experience in supporting development of Client solutions and propositions and support client conversations
- Have good understanding of trends and innovations in the finance function and wider FS industry
- Ability to translate complex business challenges into solutions, covering functional expertise, technology (applications and platforms) and operating model design.
- Experience in working with stakeholders across Finance, Risk, Treasury, IT and the Business
- Experience in supporting E2E functional architecture and operating model design for the finance function
- Ability to develop business cases for transformation programmes, including benefits tracking and reporting
- Experience in supporting design and implementation of Cloud based ERP applications, including Oracle, SAP and Workday
Business Development:
- The candidate will need to support our Manager and Senior Managers in driving business development and sales activities
- Work with the wider Powered Finance team to drive innovation, build external partnerships/alliances and build out our assets to deliver more value to our clients
- Ability to support large scale RFP’s
- Support the pursuit of business development opportunities that exist within Finance Transformation
Practice Development:
- Supporting the development of assets to increase our market presence and continue to grow our business
- Be part of a high performing team that balances client engagement & delivery with continuous improvement of our solution and capabilities
People Management:
- Be a role model to the wider team by showcasing our values and principles, leading from the front and by example
- Support the development of junior team members through formal training, training on the job as well as informal coaching & mentoring
Core / Necessary skills & experience:
- Experience in supporting delivery of E2E finance solutions, including implementation of Cloud based ERP technologies
- Understanding of the finance function, covering functional processes, reporting and technology platforms
- Functional experience with Cloud based technologies, including SAP, Oracle and Workday
- Experience in working with multitude of disciplines (Risk, Finance, IT), including offshore resources
- Strong people skills with ability to develop/coach others
- Ability to adapt communication and leadership skills to different stakeholder groups, internally and externally
- Ability to create and deliver high quality presentations for executives/stakeholders and business managers
- Extensive experience in developing business case models
Additional skills and experience (preferred):
- CIMA or ACCA
Successful Candidates Should Have Experience in One Or More of The Following Areas:
- Experience in supporting delivery of Finance Transformation solutions for FS Clients in a multi-disciplinary environment, including ERP solutions and Operating models
- Understanding of E2E designs for the Finance function, covering Operating model (processes, service delivery, controls), Architecture, Reporting and Data strategy

Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Service Line Information:
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. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.
Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
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.
In the Finance Transformation (FT) and Powered Finance team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance Functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. We are a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, working together with technology focussed professionals to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.

The Role
Your responsibilities as a Manager:
• Engagement delivery: leading and managing projects or work-streams of a small to medium size and complexity (including planning and organising work packages, overseeing data gathering and analysis, summarising insights and presenting results, owning client relationships and preparing and chairing client meetings and workshops)
• Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
• People development: performance management including identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
• Practice development: taking a leading role in processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business and achieving our Mission Statement
• Business development: developing a strong understanding of client needs and building positive, long-standing relationships with clients through engagement delivery; identifying business development opportunities, and supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including shaping and presenting proposals/ bids for future work and managing proposal development activities)

Skills and experience required
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
• Proven track record of working on finance improvement consulting projects, working across multiple aspects of a finance function
• Good understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance functions, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance
• Experience managing teams to deliver to deadlines and required quality standards; experience developing, coaching and mentoring team members
• Excellent communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships; and the ability to deliver clear, concise, focused messages to senior finance team members or clients
• Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
• Impactful written communications, producing high quality, client ready outputs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio)
• Strong understanding of the Record to Report process (underlying drivers to general ledger transactions, consolidation, disclosures etc.) and Chart of Accounts.
• Experience of multiple enterprise software deployments (preferably cloud deployments)
• Understanding of how Finance processes are enabled within finance systems landscape

Relevant large corporates experience and knowledge in one or more of the following sectors:
• Aerospace & Defence
• Consumer Markets
• Energy
• Industrial Manufacturing
• Leisure
• Life Sciences
• Retail
• Technology, Media & Telecommunications
The Person
• 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 – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent
• Flexibility to travel

Associate Director - Corporate Finance - Valuations

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Job Summary
The Valuation team is seeking an experienced valuations specialist at Associate Director level. The team advises on valuation matters across different deal stages and supporting a wide range of UK and multinational clients in relation to transaction pricing, fund reporting, fairness opinions, expert witness service, and financial reporting (including purchase price allocations). We also operate across multiple sectors, and we welcome applications both from individuals with specific sector experience, as well as those with experience of working across a range of sectors. The team prides itself on its diversity and collaboration, striving to provide every team member with the tools and support they need to achieve their best.

Key responsibilities will include the following:
- Lead projects (with support from Director/ Partner) including being a senior point of contact with clients on the project
- Actively managing client interaction, taking responsibility for day to day project management, and overall delivery of engagements
- Using own initiative and sound judgement to identify key issues and client needs, developing suggested solutions, escalating and consulting with other team members as required
- Ensuring adherence to all compliance and regulatory rules
- Taking ownership and responsibility for delivering comprehensive written reports tailored to clients’ specific needs and requirements on the project, supervising and reviewing financial analysis and report drafting carried out by team members
- Build and develop strong relationships both internally and externally
- Lead on origination and business development initiatives
- Build external/internal market profile and become recognised as a sector/sub-sector expert
- Set, monitor and control project budgets, billing and other reporting requirements
- Effective management, coaching and mentoring of junior staff
- Contribute to the wider success and development of the team as champion for team initiatives
The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the following:
- ACA or equivalent qualification
- Significant valuation experience, ideally gained in a professional services commercial valuations environment
- In-depth understanding of a range of valuation methodologies including discounted cash flow and capitalised earnings methods
- Strong quantitative and Excel skills
- Excellent attention to detail with an ability to deliver high quality presentations and analysis
- Strongly rated self-starter who demonstrates initiative, confidence and solid influencing skills
- Proven track record of building and maintaining lasting internal and external stakeholder relationships
- Strong project management skills and demonstrable ability to deliver high quality work
- Strong written and oral communication skills
- Desire and ability to contribute to and lead business development activities
- Exceptional people skills and proven ability to mentor and develop more junior colleagues

Assistant Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Assistant Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

Service Line Information:
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. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.
Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.
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.
In the Finance Transformation (FT) and Powered Finance team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance Functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. We are a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, working together with technology focussed professionals to deliver KPMG Powered Enterprise though a standardised delivery model, which drives professional delivery to clients.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.

The Role
Your responsibilities as an Assistant Manager:
• Engagement delivery: leading and managing 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 and 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
• 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)

Skills and experience required
Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following skills:
• 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 large corporates experience and knowledge in one or more of the following sectors:
• Aerospace & Defence
• Consumer Markets
• Energy
• Industrial Manufacturing
• Leisure
• Life Sciences
• Retail
• Technology, Media & Telecommunications

The Person
• 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 – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent
• Flexibility to travel




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