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Facilities Assistant and (ASK) 6 Month FTC

Location: Milton Keynes

Service Line: Business Support and Create

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Senior Manager - Financial Services Audit

Location: Cardiff

Service Line: Audit

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Corporate Responsibility Manager–Environment- 12 Month FTC

Location: London

Service Line: Corporate Affairs

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Corporate Responsibility Manager–Environment & Community- 12 Month FTC

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Service Line: Corporate Affairs

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IT Sourcing Manager

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Service Line: Connected Technology

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Facilities Assistant and (ASK) 6 Month FTC

Location: Milton Keynes

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Business Support and Create

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time


Job Title: ASK and Facilities Assistant
Service Lines: Business Support & Facilities


KPMG Overview:
KPMG 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.

Service Line Information:
In the Business Support Group (BSG), you’ll be joining a team that provides vital secretarial and administrative services to support our client-facing teams. Part of our service includes the Administrative Services KPMG (ASK) team who provides responsive administration support to eligible employees on a number of transactional tasks and activities. This enables our clients to focus more on their core business objectives and spend less time on administrative tasks – an effective strategy that contributes to KPMG’s goal of driving growth through operational excellence and efficiency.
As a key member of the ASK team, you’ll enjoy a full range of responsibilities that will enhance your personal skills and enable you to add to your experience in new business areas. This gives you the opportunity to network with a variety of internal teams and external organisations, extending your skills, knowledge and expertise.
With a wide range of training and development opportunities, you’ll have all the support you need to achieve your full potential and develop a career that meets both your personal and professional goals.

The Role:
This role sits across two functions with time being split between Facilities and Business Support.
Facilities:
• Receive and greet visitors in a polite, professional and friendly manner. Issue, retrieve and recycle all visitors’ passes.
• Market Facilities Operations by providing a first class service both internally and externally, thereby raising the profile of the section and improving Facilities’ impact on the firm’s expenditure.
• Act as a point of contact for the local Workplace team, by providing administrative support, especially during their absence from the office, by handling telephone calls, deliveries, incoming post and forwarding information by email.
• Respond effectively to general enquiries from internal and external clients/contacts and suppliers.
• Arrange meetings, hospitality and equipment via the online system, NowSpace, organise taxi and other travel when required.
• Support business events by assisting with the management and organisation of visitors’ parking, badges, meeting and greeting.
• Keep the Facilities service desk and workplace management team informed of any issues within the premises i.e. broken light bulbs, cleaning issues etc.
• Liaise with appointed contractors to carry out various services to the Firm.
• Read and understand the requirements of the Facilities Health and Safety policy and the procedures relating to the job and undertake courses to support this.
• Assist with co-ordination of onsite implementation of the e-risk system.
• Conduct regular performance audits including cleaning and health and safety monthly audits.
• Ensure that any defects, unsafe acts, unsafe conditions and incidents are reported immediately and according to the procedures laid down in the health and safety policy.
• Undertake any ad hoc projects as directed by the Workplace Assistant or Workplace Co-ordinator.
• Undertake any other duties, which may reasonably be deemed to come within the scope of the role

Business Support/ ASK
• Team Members are to manage their workload efficiently and effectively using the ASK workflow tool in accordance with the ASK Service Catalogue
• Communicate effectively with clients to ensure expectation and service delivery perimeters
• Make bookings on behalf of clients such as courier, hot desks, car parking, etc.
• Organise business travel and accommodation
• Support clients with travel visa applications
• Prepare KPMG branded Word, PowerPoint and Excel documents, including letters, meeting notes, reports, presentations and talk books
• Provide an accurate and prompt audio and copy typing service
• Arrange internal and external meetings, book meeting rooms, client catering and equipment
• Create and submit commitment authorisations finance forms on behalf of clients
• Enter and maintain client information on internal databases eg. CRM
• Organise the printing and binding of large printing requests documents via Document Production Centre
• Assist with event management tasks such as researching venues and working with KPMG’s events/venue finding team
• Assist with rolling forward/account amendments, when necessary
• Request Paperchase retrieval files from archives
• Provide Filesite support, including uploading documents and providing access to folders
• Complete ad hoc research and collate information on request
• Order business cards
• When required, answer all calls promptly and politely in accordance with KPMG’s policy, ensuring that accurate and detailed messages are taken and distributed and that all queries are dealt with professionally and effectively
• Develop an understanding of KPMG’s processes and procedures

The Person:
• Good knowledge of Administration support service
• Organised and able to prioritise tasks in accordance with deadlines
• Excellent communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
• Flexible and easily able to adapt to change
• Confident negotiation skills, with the ability to set clear and realistic customer expectations
• A good understand of what good looks like and experience of customer service
• Experience of working in a team environment
• Knowledge of and intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook
• Preferred qualifications of 5 GCSEs/’O’ Levels or equivalent at grades A-C including English and Maths



Senior Manager - Financial Services Audit

Location: Cardiff

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The Team

KPMG is looking to consolidate its leading position within the Financial Services Audit sector by appointing talented and enthusiastic auditors into newly-created manager roles. This is a fast growing practise which is expected to grow further significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results. The department is made up of a large group of client facing staff delivering a range of audit and advisory engagements across a broad spectrum of Financial Services firms from sectors such as insurance, banking, building societies and investment management. The team is spread across Bristol and Cardiff therefore, the successful candidates can be based in either location.

Our Bristol office is situated in Queen Square on a short walking distance from Temple Meads Station and is well placed for commuting by car or bicycle. Our staff work over 3 floors and the office has a lively cross-functional social scene. The office has the mix of working with big organisations whilst also maintaining that close-knit office environment. All offices have canteen facilities.

Our Cardiff office is next to the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay and has glorious views across the bay with parking facilities available for the use of staff. As a smaller office, it mixes the benefits of working for a Global Organisation with a small office feel, with staff working closely with each other across all departments.

The Role

We are currently looking for qualified Accountants at Senior Manager level to join our Financial Services Audit department in Cardiff or Bristol during a significant period of growth.

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile Financial Services clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service. Your responsibilities will include:

- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required.
- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients.
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters.
- Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise.
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.
- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry insurance and Investment Management audits.
- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work.
- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team.
- Be part of the Investment Management or Insurance department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives.
- Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential .
- Building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry

The Person

Experience & Skills:

- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
- Recent and extensive financial statement audit experience within the Financial Services sector
- Recent and extensive external audit experience at Senior Manager level in the Financial Services (Banking/ Insurance/ Investment Management) sector.
- Recent demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Financial Services expertise
- Experience working on tenders
- Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
- Experience adding to the audit department outside of day to day delivery (e.g. developing and leading training)
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
- Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Corporate Responsibility Manager–Environment- 12 Month FTC

Location: London

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Corporate Affairs

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Location***Flexible***can be based anywhere in the UK, with travel to London around once every couple of weeks.



The Role

Reporting to Senior Environment Manager in the Corporate Responsibility Team, you will lead the delivery of the environment strategy, working on a range of sustainability and environmental issues
This role involves supporting the Senior Environment Manager in delivery of projects with a number of teams including facilities management, engineering, procurement, finance, and workplace managers across the UK KPMG sites

This role requires strong team working and collaboration skills, comfort with complex data and information, strong employee engagement skills and above all a commitment to excellent delivery.


Responsibilities
- Drive KPMG environmental strategy across the firm in order to minimise our environmental impacts and reach our ambitious goals, working with a range of stakeholders.
- Proactively seek opportunities to work cross functionally and collaboratively with members of KBS to share information and implement environmental improvement projects
- Identify and evaluate new opportunities to follow environmental best practice and continually reduce impact of the firm, managing these through to realisation
- Manage, monitor and review environmental performance quarterly/annually (as appropriate) against KPIs reporting results to senior stakeholders
- Manage external assurance of environment and community data for inclusion in annual review
- Ensure the timely and accurate completion and submission of all necessary environmental data and performance disclosures both internally and externally
- Identify improvements and ensure corporate reporting is accurate, in line with legislative requirements and conforms to best practise.
- Oversee the ongoing ISO14001 and ISO50001 certification process supporting the development of the system in line with requirements of the standard.
- Act as environmental stakeholder for Sustainable Procurement programme, driving environmental improvement through the supply chain in line with our targets
- Liaise with client facing teams to manage detailed requests from clients on KPMGs performance and promote and develop opportunities to demonstrate KPMG’s environmental knowledge and leadership with clients
- Support with environmental communications; relevant award submissions, responding to external environmental disclosure requests, supporting client teams with complex PQQs, and promoting the environmental programme internally and externally
- Support the implementation of our employee engagement strategy
- Ensure ongoing compliance with environmental legislation
- Effectively influence and manage multiple stakeholders across the firm including ensuring the Environmental Steerco is a success
- Maintain status as internal environmental expert with specialist environmental knowledge through CPD and internal and external networking
- Liaise and knowledge share with KPMG global colleagues as appropriate
- Support the Senior Manager on adhoc projects
The individual
- 3-5 years’ experience in an Environment or Sustainability role
- Degree qualified in a relevant discipline, ideally to include an environmental element
- Environmental qualifications and ongoing commitment to CPD
- Excellent project management and organisational skills, delivering high quality work on time and to budget
- Experience of staff engagement on environmental issues
- Experience of handling complex data sheets and good analytical and numeracy skills
- Experience of providing statistical analysis and performance reporting on environmental KPIs
- Experience in managing ISO14001/ISO50001 certification process
- Experience of providing statistical analysis and performance reporting on environmental KPIs
- Experience of preparing environmental information for annual report and internal reporting systems
- Understands the views of others, anticipating, listening and addressing any concerns.
- Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate assertively with internal stakeholders in writing and in person and a wide range of external contacts
- Acts with integrity and upholds all of KPMGs values
- A team player, who can work in collaboration and is enthusiastic and supportive
- Willingness to travel UK

Corporate Responsibility Manager–Environment & Community- 12 Month FTC

Location: London

Capability: KPMG Business Services

Service line: Corporate Affairs

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Location***Flexible***can be based anywhere in the UK, with travel to London around once every couple of weeks.

The Role

Reporting to Senior Environment Manager in the Corporate Responsibility Team, you will lead the delivery of the environment strategy, working on a range of sustainability and environmental issues
This role involves supporting the Senior Environment Manager in delivery of projects with a number of teams including facilities management, engineering, procurement, finance, and workplace managers across the UK KPMG sites

This role requires strong team working and collaboration skills, comfort with complex data and information, strong employee engagement skills and above all a commitment to excellent delivery.


Responsibilities
- Drive KPMG environmental strategy across the firm in order to minimise our environmental impacts and reach our ambitious goals, working with a range of stakeholders.
- Proactively seek opportunities to work cross functionally and collaboratively with members of KBS to share information and implement environmental improvement projects
- Identify and evaluate new opportunities to follow environmental best practice and continually reduce impact of the firm, managing these through to realisation
- Manage, monitor and review environmental performance quarterly/annually (as appropriate) against KPIs reporting results to senior stakeholders
- Manage external assurance of environment and community data for inclusion in annual review
- Ensure the timely and accurate completion and submission of all necessary environmental data and performance disclosures both internally and externally
- Identify improvements and ensure corporate reporting is accurate, in line with legislative requirements and conforms to best practise.
- Oversee the ongoing ISO14001 and ISO50001 certification process supporting the development of the system in line with requirements of the standard.
- Act as environmental stakeholder for Sustainable Procurement programme, driving environmental improvement through the supply chain in line with our targets
- Liaise with client facing teams to manage detailed requests from clients on KPMGs performance and promote and develop opportunities to demonstrate KPMG’s environmental knowledge and leadership with clients
- Support with environmental communications; relevant award submissions, responding to external environmental disclosure requests, supporting client teams with complex PQQs, and promoting the environmental programme internally and externally
- Support the implementation of our employee engagement strategy
- Ensure ongoing compliance with environmental legislation
- Effectively influence and manage multiple stakeholders across the firm including ensuring the Environmental Steerco is a success
- Maintain status as internal environmental expert with specialist environmental knowledge through CPD and internal and external networking
- Liaise and knowledge share with KPMG global colleagues as appropriate
- Support the Senior Manager on adhoc projects
The individual
- 3-5 years’ experience in an Environment or Sustainability role
- Degree qualified in a relevant discipline, ideally to include an environmental element
- Environmental qualifications and ongoing commitment to CPD
- Excellent project management and organisational skills, delivering high quality work on time and to budget
- Experience of staff engagement on environmental issues
- Experience of handling complex data sheets and good analytical and numeracy skills
- Experience of providing statistical analysis and performance reporting on environmental KPIs
- Experience in managing ISO14001/ISO50001 certification process
- Experience of providing statistical analysis and performance reporting on environmental KPIs
- Experience of preparing environmental information for annual report and internal reporting systems
- Understands the views of others, anticipating, listening and addressing any concerns.
- Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate assertively with internal stakeholders in writing and in person and a wide range of external contacts
- Acts with integrity and upholds all of KPMGs values
- A team player, who can work in collaboration and is enthusiastic and supportive
- Willingness to travel UK

IT Sourcing Manager

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
As a manager within our IT Sourcing and Outsourcing capability you will help our clients exploit their supply chains to effect high value technology transformation in support of their broader business transformation agendas.

As an experienced sourcing professional you will be able to operate across multiple disciplines with experience of some or all of the following - finance, commercial and technology delivery. You will be confident in speaking the language of each and understanding the priorities, challenges, constraints and opportunities of all.

In this role you will;

o Assist clients to understand how technology providers, systems integrators and service partners can deliver the capabilities required to effect and assure transformation;
o Assist clients to build and implement sourcing strategies and underpinning supplier strategies to effect broader technology and business strategy;
o Assist clients to develop go to market strategies to identify and secure the capabilities required to implement their strategy;
o Deliver exceptional quality supplier engagement to solicit proposals and solutions;
o Act as a broker between client stakeholders to define and create consensus of requirements for strategies and specific transactions;
o Bring expert knowledge of suppliers and commercial constructs to assist clients and their legal advisors in the negotiation of robust operationally deliverable contracts;
o Assist clients with the transition of services to an inbound supplier and provide the expertise to help the client assure post contract value realisation

Domain Skills and Experience

You will have experience in supporting the delivery of sourcing strategies and transactions within one or more of the following technology domains;

o Application Hosting –
o you will have knowledge of hyperscale public cloud service providers and how their catalogues can be leveraged to deliver value to the client.
o You will understand and have experience of the complexity of cloud adoption and migration and be able to represent this as risk transfer to an eco-system of delivery partners.
o You will understand and have experience of the commercial constructs of cloud provision and have understand the structure of commercial ‘wrapper’ deals to secure discounts at scale.
o You will understand and have experience of the challenges of delivering legacy hosting services economically in a declining volume format and be able to articulate approaches that can minimise commercial risk to the client.
o You will understand and have experience of sourcing and establishing the services for delivery of cloud controls and engineering capabilities such that clients can securely and reliably consume public cloud

o System Integration
o You will have experience of defining and sourcing work packages to develop and / or deploy core business applications;
o You will understand and be able to demonstrate your experience of the programmatic requirements for delivery of complex integration programmes using both waterfall and agile delivery methods;
o You will have experience and an understanding of the risk profile of material transformation programmes and be able to demonstrate knowledge of the methods for transferring risk to the supply chain and managing that risk in delivery;
o You will have experience and an understanding of different commercial models encompassing resource, output and outcome based approaches;

o Digital Workplace
o You will have experience of sourcing the services that enable organisations to transform to highly automated, self service digital work-place environments;
o You will understand the service constructs and operating models necessary to manage a modern work-place environment
o You will have experience of some of the following aspects of digital work place services - sourcing device supply, device management, field services, service desk and associated automation / AI based technologies, collaboration technologies and the integration if IT with facilities management functions
o You will be able to demonstrate that you understand the economics and use cases for the application of different client formats and BYOD.
o You understand how to build the value case for investment in digital workplace
o You will have a credible perspective on the evolution of the digital workplace in a post pandemic context

General Skills and Experience
You will have significant and demonstrable experience in the following;

o Influencing and advising senior IT delivery and sourcing stakeholders
o Defining and managing projects or material workstreams relating to sourcing process encompassing market tender and single source techniques
o Defining commercial and operational / technical requirements in your domain of experience – leveraging the detailed technical expertise of a broader organisation
o Evaluation and selection methods
o Project as applied to a sourcing project or programme
o Agile sourcing methods
o Pricing constructs
o Market analysis and vendor knowledge

The Person
You will have experience working in complex IT environments and your specific area of domain expertise.

You may have a back-ground in delivery, the scoping and selling of complex IT solutions in a sell side organisation or in a strategic sourcing function working closely with technology delivery functions.

You will be able to build lasting and productive client relationships that can be maintained over a span measured in years.

You will be able to identify and anticipate client needs and work with our Partners and Directors to scope solutions to meet these as well as supporting the delivery of those solutions.

IT Sourcing Senior Manager

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Service line: Connected Technology

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Role
As a senior manager within our IT Sourcing and Outsourcing capability you will help our clients exploit their supply chains to effect high value technology transformation in support of their broader business transformation agendas.

As an experienced sourcing professional, you will be able to operate across finance, commercial and technology delivery disciplines confidently speaking the language of each and understanding the priorities, challenges, constraints and opportunities of all.

In this role you will;

o Assist clients to understand how technology providers, systems integrators and service partners can deliver the capabilities required to effect and assure transformation;
o Assist clients to build and implement sourcing strategies and underpinning supplier strategies to effect broader technology and business strategy;
o Assist clients to develop go to market strategies to identify and secure the capabilities required to implement their strategy;
o Deliver exceptional quality supplier engagement to solicit proposals and solutions;
o Act as a broker between client stakeholders to define and create consensus of requirements for strategies and specific transactions;
o Bring expert knowledge of suppliers and commercial constructs to assist clients and their legal advisors in the negotiation of robust operationally deliverable contracts;
o Assist clients with the transition of services to an inbound supplier and provide the expertise to help the client assure post contract value realisation

Domain Skills and Experience

You will have extensive experience in delivery of sourcing strategies and transactions within one or more of the following technology domains;

o Application Hosting –
o you will have deep knowledge of hyperscale public cloud service providers and how their catalogues can be leveraged to deliver value to the client.
o You will understand and have experience of the complexity of cloud adoption and migration and be able to represent this as risk transfer to an eco-system of delivery partners.
o You will understand and have experience of the commercial constructs of cloud provision and have experience of negotiating commercial ‘wrapper’ deals to secure discounts at scale.
o You will understand and have experience of the challenges of delivering legacy hosting services economically in a declining volume format and be able to demonstrate approaches that can minimise commercial risk to the client.
o You will understand and have experience of sourcing and establishing the services for delivery of cloud controls and engineering capabilities such that clients can securely and reliably consume public cloud.

o System Integration
o You will have broad experience of defining and sourcing work packages to develop and / or deploy core business applications;
o You will understand and be able to demonstrate your experience of the programmatic requirements for delivery of complex integration programmes using both waterfall and agile delivery methods;
o You will have experience and a strong understanding of the risk profile of material transformation programmes and be able to demonstrate deep knowledge of the methods for transferring risk to the supply chain and managing that risk in delivery;
o You will have experience and a strong understanding of different commercial models encompassing resource, output and outcome based approaches;

o Digital Workplace
o You will have broad experience of sourcing the services that enable organisations to transform to highly automated, self service digital work-place environments;
o You will understand the service constructs and operating models necessary to manage a modern work-place environment
o You will have experience of sourcing device supply, device management, field services, service desk and associated automation / AI based technologies, collaboration technologies and the integration if IT with facilities management functions
o You will be able to demonstrate that you understand and have experience of the economics and uses cases for the application of different client formats and BYOD.
o You have experience of building the value case for investment in digital workplace
o You will have a fully developed and supportable perspective on the evolution of the digital workplace in a post pandemic context

General Skills and Experience
You will have significant and demonstrable experience in the following;

o Influencing and advising C-level stakeholders and their direct reports
o Defining and managing sourcing process encompassing market tender and single source techniques
o Defining commercial and operational / technical requirements in your domain of experience – leveraging the detailed technical expertise of a broader organisation
o Evaluation and selection methods
o Project / programme management skills, as applied to a sourcing project or programme
o Agile sourcing methods
o Pricing constructs
o Market analysis and vendor knowledge

The Person
You will have experience working in complex IT environments and your specific area of domain expertise.

You may have a back-ground in delivery, the scoping and selling of complex IT solutions in a sell side organisation or in a strategic sourcing function working closely with technology delivery functions.

You will be able to build lasting and productive client relationships that can be maintained over a span measured in years.

You will be able to identify and anticipate client needs and scope solutions to meet these as well as deliver those solutions.

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