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Financial Crime Transformation Manager

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Financial Crime Transformation Assistant Manager - London

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Manager - Finance Transformation & Powered Finance

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Senior Manager - Finance Transformation

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Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance)

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Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Manager

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Financial Crime Transformation Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


We are currently looking to recruit Senior Managers who can take a lead role in our Financial Crime Transformation capability within our Transformation Services team. The role requires experience leading transformation change programmes on Financial Crime engagements.
- Managing workstreams or entire programmes on Financial Crime engagements through all key stages of a transformation project, from diagnostic to implementation
- Planning, leading and performing diagnostic analysis by applying analytics techniques to current control operating models and frameworks
- End to end process design for financial crime controls that combine regulatory compliance with operational efficiency
- Working with other parts of KPMG, including our Forensics, Data & Analytics and Technology Enablement teams, to design and deliver holistic solutions
- Leading client workshops to scope and design transformational solutions and work through challenges with client stakeholders
- Identifying, managing and mitigating risks and issues throughout the delivery lifecycle
- Developing and improving KPMG assets, methodologies and tools to deliver consistent, world class operational excellence capability
- Owning client relationships on programmes and supporting KPMG’s commercial position
- Playing a lead role in the development of KPMG’s Financial Crime capability and building the community
3.1. Leadership & Management:
Managers can expect to be responsible for their own workstreams and programmes, with end to end delivery responsibility including planning and risk management.
Leadership responsibilities include team management on client engagement, internal performance management and overall team development.
3.2. Stakeholder Interaction & challenges:
The role will entail continuous and direct client engagement, typically with senior client programme team members and heads of Financial Crime functions in both the 1st and 2nd lines of defence. This will often be part of a wider KPMG team operating on client engagements. Our projects are normally carried out on client site rather than KPMG offices and, while many are based in London, they can also be located in other parts of the UK.
3.3. Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance:
Senior Managers are responsible for the successful delivery of programmes or work streams and the management of the associated delivery risks. Every engagement will have a senior KPMG engagement leader to oversee the work, but Senior Managers are expected to take the lead on the delivery, risk management and quality reviews.

4.1. Experience
Essential
— Senior Managerial roles on Financial Crime Transformation engagements with a proven track record of successfully leading client workstreams, or preferably programmes, across the delivery lifecycle.
— Financial Crime operating model design and implementation.
— Re-engineering of financial crime processes, systems and controls (customer due diligence, sanctions and adverse press screening, transaction monitoring, ongoing reviews etc.)
— Transformation Leadership and/or Digital Operations capabilities (as listed above).
— Work in or with the Financial Services industry, predominantly in Banking (Business, Commercial, Investment or Retail)
— Leading client workshops to resolve client issues, design an optimised process/control and develop an implementation plan
Desirable
— Deep Subject Matter Expertise on one or more topics within Financial Crime to support development of our internal propositions and thought leadership.
— Understanding of Financial Crime technology solutions in the market and best practice deployment into Banking Operations
— Previous consulting experience, ideally in a Big 4 or other management consulting practice..
4.2. Expertise / Technical role requirements
— Significant understanding of Financial Crime and the corresponding controls required in the Banking sector to demonstrate compliance, and a good understanding of the associated regulations either UK or globally.
— Strong understanding of Financial Services, primarily the Banking industry, including its business processes and underlying technologies, and the ability to identify and articulate resultant client opportunities and challenges
— Strong understanding of the key drivers shaping the future of the Banking industry, including regulation and new business models, and resultant opportunities for KPMG
— Expertise in programme management, risk management and people management for the successful delivery of financial crime engagements.
4.3. Skills:
— Positive leadership qualities and style that empowers and motivates team members
— Problem-solving and solution design for user/business needs
— Working in multidisciplinary teams in a co-creation environment with clients and KPMG colleagues
— Expertise in core consulting methodologies such as process mapping, business case development, strategy development and requirements gathering
— Ability to identify and exploit commercial sales opportunities and support colleagues in defining solutions in response
— Self-starter and strong team player
— Excellent written and oral presentation skills with an inspirational and collaborate style

Financial Crime Transformation Assistant Manager - London

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


FS Transformation Services is at the heart of delivering large scale, regulatory driven transformation for our Financial Services clients. Our primary function is to drive the delivery and fulfilment of our client engagements, bringing together deep industry experience with strong operational excellence capability to deliver sustainable solutions that ensure compliance, reduce costs and enhance the customer experience.

In the context of Financial Crime, this means working with our clients to re-architect their operating models and design and implement processes and systems to achieve effective, efficient and sustainable controls.

This requires core capabilities which underpin all of our Financial Crime and regulatory transformation engagements, specifically:

Transformational Leadership:
- Change Leadership
- Programme & Portfolio Management
- Enterprise Modelling/Target Operating Model Design
- Agile Project Management Office (PMO)
- Transformation Programme Design Integrity & Assurance
Digital Operations:
- Process re-engineering
- Workflow & Business Process Management (BPM)
- Intelligent Automation (RPA through Machine Learning)
- Design Thinking
- Biometrics
- Decision AnalyticsThe Role

In order to support the growth of our Financial Crime capability within Transformation Services team, we are currently looking to recruit Assistant Managers who can make a significant contribution by combining an understanding of financial crime content with transformation and optimisation capabilities.
- Performing a key role on Financial Crime Transformation engagements, leading workstreams through all key stages of a transformation project, from diagnostic to implementation.
- Performing diagnostic analysis, applying analytical techniques to current control operating models and frameworks.
- Providing impactful support to the end to end process design of financial crime controls that combine regulatory compliance and operational efficiency.
- Working with other parts of KPMG, including our Forensics, Data & Analytics and Technology Enablement teams, to design and deliver holistic solutions.
- Facilitating client workshops to scope and design transformation solutions.
- Identifying, managing and mitigating project/programme risks and issues throughout the delivery lifecycle.
- Developing and improving KPMG assets, methodologies and tools to deliver consistent, world class operational excellence capability.
- Leveraging capability experience to help develop our propositions and develop proposals / bids.
- Actively supporting the development of KPMG’s Financial Crime capability and playing an active role in our community.Experience

Essential:
- Operating model design and implementation or analytical experience in re-engineering processes and systems
- Transformation Leadership and/or Digital Operations capabilities (as listed above)
- Operations optimisation through technology delivery and enhanced operational ways of working
- Work in or with the Banking industry (Business, Commercial, Investment or Retail)
- Regulatory Driven Transformation engagementsDesirable:
- Experience on Financial Crime Transformation engagements with an understanding of the regulatory requirements and the impact/challenges they have on our Banking client’s controls and operations
- Previous consulting experience, ideally in a Big 4 or other management consulting practice.
- Experience with re-engineering of financial crime processes (onboarding, screening, transaction monitoring, etc.)
- Experience of automation/digital enablement in a regulatory or financial crime driven context (e.g. workflow solutions, RPA, OCR etc.)
- Demonstrable record of leading individuals/teams in a change project context
Expertise / Technical role requirements:
- Understanding of Financial Crime and the corresponding controls required in the Banking sector to demonstrate compliance, and an understanding of the associated regulations either UK or globally.
- Strong understanding of the Banking industry and its business processes with the ability to identify and articulate resultant client opportunities and challenges
- Strong understanding of the key drivers shaping the future of the Banking industry, including regulation and new business models, and resultant opportunities for KPMGSkills:
- Analytical problem-solving and solution design for user/business needs
- Working in multidisciplinary teams in a co-creation environment with clients and KPMG colleagues
- Strong experience in core consulting methodologies such as Lean or other process mapping capabilities, business case development, operating model design, strategy development and requirements gathering
- Ability to identify and support commercial opportunities and support colleagues in defining solutions in response
- Excellent written and oral presentation skills with an inspirational and collaborate style

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

Senior Manager - Finance Transformation

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


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 Senior Manager:

• Engagement delivery: responsibility for leading programmes and projects of a large size and complexity, with respect to planning, managing and executing the delivery of engagements, including overseeing the writing of client reports and the review and quality assurance of work products
• Risk management: identifying and managing risks, engagement assurance and commercial risk management and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
• People development: leading large teams, identifying team member development needs and accelerating development with particular emphasis on managing and mentoring engagement team members, 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: leading the establishment and development of relationships both internally and with clients, as well as leading business development activity (including developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/bids for future work)

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
• 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)
• Deep knowledge and understanding of the Record to Report process (underlying drivers to general ledger transactions, consolidation, disclosures etc.) and interdependencies with other processes.
• Strong knowledge of month end close processes and key constraints organisations
• Experience of multiple enterprise software deployments (preferably cloud deployments)
• Knowledge of how Finance processes are enabled within finance systems landscape (preferably SAP, S/4HANA or SAP CFIN)
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

Manager - Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team

In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Insurance firms, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation, and our service offerings reflect this demand.

The Role

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

Client Delivery
• Manage Client delivery workstreams
• Take accountability for the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
• Provide structure and direction to the delivery of engagement activities
• Build positive and collaborative relationships with senior Client stakeholders
• Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements

Business Development
• Build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners / Directors / Senior Managers to create business development and sales opportunities for the firm
• Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
• Develop innovative and Client focused go-to-market propositions
• Build credibility and relationships in the market
• Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other part of the firm where appropriate

Practice Development
• Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
• Lead practice development initiatives and provide guidance to junior members of the team on these initiatives

People Management
• Lead and/or contribute to formal training, knowledge sharing, networking activities for the team
• Act as informal career development mentor and coach for junior members of the team

The Person

• Previous Finance Transformation delivery experience
• Awareness and understanding of current and future regulatory changes within the Insurance industry
• Understanding of Insurance Finance processes and reporting requirements
• Experience in designing data, technology and business solutions to meet Client issues and challenges
• Strong people manager who is able to lead small teams and develop/coach others
• Experience of working on Client sales teams and developing strong Client relationships
• Experience working with and influencing stakeholders
• Project management experience
• Strong analytical and numerical skills
• Ability to create and deliver high level presentations and outputs to senior stakeholders
• Manage diverse project teams with a mixed of Client, KPMG, 3rd party suppliers and independent contractor resources

Additional skills and experience (preferred)
• Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)

Successful Candidates Should Have Experience in One or More of The Following Areas
• Design and implementation of Target Operating Models within Insurance or Finance functions
• Experience of delivering and embedding operational and/or technology-supported changes within Insurance Strategic data modelling for a Finance function
• Detailed knowledge of Insurance Finance including leading practise reporting processes, controls and risks.
• Experience in leading the end-to-end solution design at major insurers including general ledger, data storage, consolidation solutions, reporting suite and planning, budgeting and forecasting

Finance Transformation Consulting (Finance, Data & Systems) - Manager

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Team


In Financial Transformation, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the Finance function and generate real insights to help deliver value to the business. Our mission statement is to create a sustainable practice which is recognized as being number one in the industry.

Our Financial Transformation practice is a priority area for significant and strategic growth and the team works with leading Investment and Retail Banks, focusing on understanding the core issues and opportunities, in order to deliver value-adding change across their Finance & Risk functions. The key drivers of change for our Banking and Insurance clients are regulatory reform, cost reduction and Finance optimisation and our service offerings reflect this demand.

As a result of our strategy and strong pipeline of exciting projects, we are looking to grow our Finance Data & Systems capability. We are looking for a candidate that brings a combination of technology skills, business acumen and possesses the ambition and potential to become future leaders of our Banking Finance Transformation consulting business. This is an exciting time to be part of growing business.



The Role


Successful candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:


Client Delivery

- Manage Client delivery workstreams focusing on Solution and Architecture design and data modelling
- Take accountability for the successful delivery of engagement outputs and Client outcomes
- Provide structure and direction to the delivery of engagement activities
- Support relationships between Vendors and Clients to translate system ‘jargon’ into business terminology
- Build positive and collaborative relationships with senior Client stakeholders
- Facilitate collaborative and fulfilling working environments for the Client and KPMG staff on engagements
Business Development

- Build and leverage both internal and external relationships to support Partners / Directors / Senior Managers to create business development and sales opportunities for the firm
- Contribute to the development of response for proposals (RFPs) to Client opportunities
- Develop innovative and Client focused go-to-market propositions
- Build credibility and relationships in the market
- Seek to cross-sell and bring opportunities to other part of the firm where appropriate
Practice Development

- Support senior management with internal operational responsibilities for the team
- Lead practice development initiatives and provide guidance to junior members of the team on these initiativesPeople Management

- Lead and/or contribute to formal training, knowledge sharing, networking activities for the team
- Act as informal career development mentor and coach for junior members of the team
The Person
Successful candidates should have Banking Industry experience, and in particular in-depth knowledge of their Finance function (including interactions with the Risk Function) and be able to demonstrate the following:

Core / Necessary skills & experience

- An appreciation for the end to end finance systems architecture, how each of the components are linked and technologies which are available in the market
- Experience designing strategic finance systems architecture and documenting transition states/roadmaps
- Working knowledge of the key technologies and systems involved in Banking finance including data platforms/warehouses, consolidation tools, reporting/analysis tools, ERP systems (including ledgers) and reference data stores
- Broad experience working in the Banking industry, with examples of delivering client work across Investment, Retail and Wholesale Banks
- Excellent understanding of the business model for Banks, including products, processes and operating models
- Understanding of key industry challenges across Banking, being able to translate these into strategic solutions
- Detailed knowledge of Banking Finance including leading practise reporting processes, controls and risks.
- Understanding of key technology trends in Banking including migration to Cloud, SaaS, Automation, Big Data etc
- Awareness and understanding of Banking reporting standards and requirements
- Ability to manage small teams and develop others
- Self-starting, pro-active team player that is experienced in working in challenging environments
- Ability to create and deliver engaging presentations and output reviews to senior Managers/Directors and client staff
- Flexibility to travel
Additional skills and experience (preferred)

- Accountancy qualification with strong post qualification experience (or equivalent experience)

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