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Finance Transformation Manager - IGH

Location: Birmingham

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IGH Operational Transformation Manager

Location: Birmingham

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Manager - Finance Transformation (Corporates - Defence)

Location: London

Service Line: Financial Management

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IGH Operational Transformation Manager

Location: Leeds

Service Line: Operational Transformation

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Manager - Financial Transformation (Corporates)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: C

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time



The Team

In the Finance Transformation (FT) team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance Functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our 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.
Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues. Our team is therefore also structured by capability, providing specialist services and solutions in Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management and Global Business Services.


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)

Relevant experience in one or more of the following solution areas:


- Integrated Finance Transformation – through operating model design, data and technology, including robotics and artificial intelligence, providing leading practice insights across finance and accounting processes
- Enterprise Performance Management – planning, budgeting and forecasting, management information and reporting, profitability and cost management, and performance data and analytics.
- Global Business Services – business and information technology outsourcing, shared service and global business services design, build, transition and implementation

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 Manager - IGH

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: C

Employment type: Full Time


We are looking to recruit two highly motivated Managers to join our entrepreneurial Infrastructure Government & Healthcare (IGH) Finance Transformation (FT) team. Working closely with the leadership team you will play an important part in delivering our growth strategy and will manage teams to deliver quality client engagements.


The role provides an excellent opportunity to work in a growing team where you will be supporting senior managers in driving the sales pipeline and building relationships with clients to develop further opportunities. You will work across our capability offerings for a broad range of clients across sectors ensuring no one day is the same.



The Team


In the IGH FT team, we improve the effectiveness and efficiency of finance functions and generate real insights to help deliver value to our clients. Our team also is a market leader in Mergers and Acquisitions across Healthcare and has a growing demand from our clients for Business Case support to assist large public sector change and investment decisions.
Our mission is to be the leading FT practice in the UK IGH market, to be number one in our focus markets, and to be recognised as innovators in finance technology.


Aligned to the KPMG operating model, in FT we are structured by market segment (IGH, National Markets, Corporates and Financial Services) with our consultants having deep industry specific expertise. Our go to market approach is business-focused and our solutions are developed around client issues.


Our team is also structured by capability, providing specialist services and solutions such as Integrated Finance Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management, Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation and Intelligent Automation.


Working within the IGH FT team will provide an unparalleled opportunity to gain experience in target operating model design, robotic process automation and the latest innovative Cloud based technology supporting Finance Functions across multiple clients including in healthcare, education, central and devolved government, policing and justice, and public and private transport & infrastructure clients. We work closely with other teams from across our Consulting practice, particularly Accounting Advisory Services.


It is critical candidates are willing to support quality client delivery, business development and development of innovative offerings and thought leadership to challenge our clients thinking in this area.


Specific service offerings are:

Integrated Finance Transformation – Including helping CFOs to clearly define the finance vision and strategy, analyse the performance of the finance function, and design and implement a future state operating model (covering all aspects of people, process and technology) that is fit for purpose and leading edge.
Enterprise Performance Management - Working closely with clients we help them with all aspects of performance reporting and decision making.
This includes Business Case support, typically based upon the HMT Green Book/5 Case Model principles.
Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation - helping the C-suite to improve the overall service delivery model of the Finance Function and other Corporate Functions through shared services, centres of excellence and outsourcing. We design and implement operating model solutions to make Corporate Services delivery faster, simpler and cheaper.
Intelligent Automation – driving efficiency opportunities through Robotics, and new technologies such as advanced data analytics, machine learning and cognitive services.
Financial Due Diligence/Merger & Acquisitions – mainly across healthcare clients
including initial options analysis, financial baselining, business case development and review, supporting the development of financial projections through the LTFM and financial due diligence.


The Role

Engagement delivery: leading and managing projects or work-streams of medium size and complexity (including analysing and interpreting data, drafting report findings and attending client meetings)
Business development: developing and sustaining relationships with client management; supporting the business development activity of senior members of the team (including developing, contributing to and presenting proposals/ bids for future work).
Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
People development: 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

The Person



Successful candidates should have excellent finance knowledge and demonstrate the following skills:

Accountancy qualification – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent – with at least 2 years post qualification experience.
Strong experience within a project / finance change (either from consulting experience or from working in a Finance Function, though prior consulting experience is preferable)
High quality project delivery experience and strong knowledge related to our financial management capability offerings, especially Integrated Finance Transformation, Global Business Services/Corporate Services Transformation and Business Cases.
Experience of working in client facing role delivering high quality work to tight deadlines
Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
Has strong overall business awareness, understands commercial value and risks associated with consulting work
Strong PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills. Visio skills desirable but not essential
Finance systems change understanding (e.g. Oracle Fusion, MS Dynamics, etc.)
Good communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships
Flexibility to travel. Note that although this role is based in either Birmingham or London, the team covers the UK geography. Limited international / European travel anticipated.
Understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance function and trends in Finance
Able to demonstrate project management with a proven track record in delivering high quality project or workstream outputs
Experience of delivering on a project, proposal writing and presenting to clients, or equivalent
Strong people manager, able to lead small teams and develop others.

IGH Operational Transformation Manager

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: C

Employment type: Full Time


We are looking for Managers to join our teams in the regions. Positions can be based from our London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester or Bristol office.

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 social enterprises to national government bodies and 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.

You’ll be joining our Infrastructure, Government and Health (IGH) Operational Transformation (OT) capability, which focuses on transforming the way organisations run in order improve their performance across all aspects of quality, customer experience, staff satisfaction and financial sustainability. Your primary focus will be the Health and Human Services (HHS) market within IGH. Our HHS practice is market-leading and covers a broad range of public sector health and social care clients.

Joining our team will expose you to work on a range of high profile assignments helping providers, commissioners and regulators address their most challenging issues. You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centre of Excellence.

Given our position as the leading advisor to NHS and Local Government, we are frequently approached to support the most complex and high profile programmes. Examples of this include our work with stakeholders across Greater Manchester on social care, NHS England’s team focused on NHS-wide workforce challenges, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (HSJ Trust or the Year), the NHS Leadership Academy and emerging integrated care systems and partnerships across England.

The Role

As a Manager in our growing health and human services practice, you will be central to the development of strategy as well as implementation of large scale public service reform, performance improvement, and transformation programmes.

You will be working with clients from a broad spectrum of organisations including:

o Local Authorities, Combined Authorities, Arms’ lengths council organisations and trusts
o Central Government Departments – including the Departments for Work and Pensions, Health and Communities and Local Government
o National bodies such as NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Local Government Association, Association of Directors of Adults and Children’ services and the Chartered Institute of Housing
o NHS Providers and Commissioners
o Local Enterprise Partnerships
o Registered social landlords
o Emerging Accountable Care Systems or Accountable Care Organisations
o Commissioning Support Units
o Regulators, including the CQC and Ofsted
o Private sector providers of health, housing, welfare and care services
o Charities and voluntary organisations

Successful candidates will work collaboratively with KPMG colleagues and clients to:

o Implement practical change to improve outcomes for service users, customers and patients
o Provide insight based on detailed analysis and international best practice
o Plan and deliver changes to help improve operational performance reduce costs, and increase efficiency
o Assess and advise on the application of digital and technology solutions to solve complex problems
o Introduce and evaluate new ways of working, for example to the workforce, governance and leadership models, as well as core systems and processes
o Reconfigure services within an organisation or more broadly across whole systems, and with partners across a whole place – for example Greater Manchester
o Support the integration of public services on a Place basis including health and social care, children’s services, work and welfare; housing and homelessness
o Provide expertise in prevention, early intervention and demand management
o Support the design and delivery of public service reform programmes
o Move services into alternative settings, commercial vehicles or partnerships, for example developing new models of care.

Typically the role will involve leading a project at a client focussed on developing strategy or improving performance. This a client facing role which will generally mean working with clients in their offices from Monday to Thursday each week. As a manager you will lead a KPMG team and work closely with client teams. You’ll be supported and coached by Senior Managers and Directors in our practice, helping you to deliver the best for our clients, our teams and for you.

Projects also regularly involve working within a wider a multidisciplinary team across KPMG with technical, business, data science, business management, finance or IT skills as well.

Alongside the project work there will be opportunities to develop the HHS OT practice, contribute to sales and take advantage of the extensive training and opportunities working at KPMG brings.

The Person

You will be a talented and ambitious senior consultant or manager with previous operational improvement experience either from consulting or the NHS, local government, private healthcare or life sciences company. You will have the credibility and experience to lead small KPMG and client teams to appraise, plan and deliver complex service change across health and local government. You will have a good understanding of the policy agenda and demonstrate a strong desire to support practice development.

Essential skills:

o Ability to lead KPMG project teams delivering client engagements
o Ability to translate cultural changes into quality, safety, financial and sustainable outcomes
o Robust knowledge of the NHS and plans for its future
o Ability to be pragmatic and innovative in problem solving, including Lean-based Improvement techniques
o Ability to coach others and drive forward a team to successfully bring about positive change
o With support of KPMG leadership, the ability to identify risk and manage commercial and client delivery risks in a high-pressure environment
o Project Management skills including planning and prioritise work within deadlines

The diversity or work, opportunities available, calibre of people you will work with and formal learning opportunities available will undoubtedly help accelerate your career –irrespective of whether you stay for two-years or the rest of your career.

Manager - Finance Transformation (Corporates - Defence)

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Financial Management

Experience level: C

Employment type: Full Time



The Team


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 National Security sector is one of KPMG’s key priority sectors, designated for high growth over the next three years. In order to deliver our exciting growth plans KPMG are recruiting experienced, market-focused consultants to join this team.
The team are seeking experienced Managers to deliver Business Analysis services on National Security engagements and to support KPMG’s growth in this market.

It is desirable that candidates have experience in some of the following markets or clients:


- Ministry of Defence
- OSCT, Home Office and Foreign Office
- Immigration, UK Border Force & HMRC
- CT Policing and NCA

Due to the nature of the work, it is essential for applicants to hold current 'National Security Vetting’ aligned to a National Security organisation.


The Role


This role requires an experienced Manager with Business Analysis / Business Architecture experience to lead teams to successfully deliver client engagements. The individual must possess a detailed understanding of the different tools and methods used by BAs and have experience of applying these in a variety of different situations.
Successful candidates need to be able to demonstrate their proficiency in a number of the following activities:


- Experience working within secure government and an understanding of the client’s challenges.
- Experience of delivering transformational change programmes within government.
- Experience of designing and implementing new Target Operating Models in complex, multi-stakeholder environments.
- Experience of operational excellence and business process improvement methods (including Lean, Six Sigma)
- Experience in benefits mapping, measurement and delivery management.
- Experience of requirements elicitation, capture and management.
- Experience of different delivery models such as AGILE / SCRUM, waterfall.
- Broad analytical skills and core consulting skillset to be utilised across client engagements.
- Experience of managing projects to time, cost and quality.
- Demonstrable initiative and flexibility with strong interpersonal skills.

The Person


Candidates should have substantial consulting experience and be able to evidence many of the following:


- Ability to take deliver discrete projects or large, standalone workstreams that add significantly to the overall success of a project or programme
- Ability to lead a team of KPMG professionals on client engagements, shaping the delivery approach
- Ability to define and manage competing agendas/priorities and establish achievable projects
- Ability to coach team members to ensure excellent client delivery whilst also enabling their career development
- Excellent written and oral stakeholder management and communication skills
- Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office packages, especially Excel and PowerPoint
- Ability to contribute to business development initiatives including identifying business opportunities, proposal writing and client presentations
- Relevant professional qualifications (e.g. MBA, BCS BA Diploma, Lean, Six Sigma, PRINCE2, MSP, CIMA).

IGH Operational Transformation Manager

Location: Leeds

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Operational Transformation

Experience level: C

Employment type: Full Time


We are looking for Managers to join our teams in the regions. Positions can be based from our London, Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester or Bristol office.

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 social enterprises to national government bodies and 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.

You’ll be joining our Infrastructure, Government and Health (IGH) Operational Transformation (OT) capability, which focuses on transforming the way organisations run in order improve their performance across all aspects of quality, customer experience, staff satisfaction and financial sustainability. Your primary focus will be the Health and Human Services (HHS) market within IGH. Our HHS practice is market-leading and covers a broad range of public sector health and social care clients.

Joining our team will expose you to work on a range of high profile assignments helping providers, commissioners and regulators address their most challenging issues. You will benefit from working with and alongside specialists from a number of disciplines and experts from our Global Centre of Excellence.

Given our position as the leading advisor to NHS and Local Government, we are frequently approached to support the most complex and high profile programmes. Examples of this include our work with stakeholders across Greater Manchester on social care, NHS England’s team focused on NHS-wide workforce challenges, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust (HSJ Trust or the Year), the NHS Leadership Academy and emerging integrated care systems and partnerships across England.

The Role

As a Manager in our growing health and human services practice, you will be central to the development of strategy as well as implementation of large scale public service reform, performance improvement, and transformation programmes.

You will be working with clients from a broad spectrum of organisations including:

o Local Authorities, Combined Authorities, Arms’ lengths council organisations and trusts
o Central Government Departments – including the Departments for Work and Pensions, Health and Communities and Local Government
o National bodies such as NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Local Government Association, Association of Directors of Adults and Children’ services and the Chartered Institute of Housing
o NHS Providers and Commissioners
o Local Enterprise Partnerships
o Registered social landlords
o Emerging Accountable Care Systems or Accountable Care Organisations
o Commissioning Support Units
o Regulators, including the CQC and Ofsted
o Private sector providers of health, housing, welfare and care services
o Charities and voluntary organisations

Successful candidates will work collaboratively with KPMG colleagues and clients to:

o Implement practical change to improve outcomes for service users, customers and patients
o Provide insight based on detailed analysis and international best practice
o Plan and deliver changes to help improve operational performance reduce costs, and increase efficiency
o Assess and advise on the application of digital and technology solutions to solve complex problems
o Introduce and evaluate new ways of working, for example to the workforce, governance and leadership models, as well as core systems and processes
o Reconfigure services within an organisation or more broadly across whole systems, and with partners across a whole place – for example Greater Manchester
o Support the integration of public services on a Place basis including health and social care, children’s services, work and welfare; housing and homelessness
o Provide expertise in prevention, early intervention and demand management
o Support the design and delivery of public service reform programmes
o Move services into alternative settings, commercial vehicles or partnerships, for example developing new models of care.

Typically the role will involve leading a project at a client focussed on developing strategy or improving performance. This a client facing role which will generally mean working with clients in their offices from Monday to Thursday each week. As a manager you will lead a KPMG team and work closely with client teams. You’ll be supported and coached by Senior Managers and Directors in our practice, helping you to deliver the best for our clients, our teams and for you.

Projects also regularly involve working within a wider a multidisciplinary team across KPMG with technical, business, data science, business management, finance or IT skills as well.

Alongside the project work there will be opportunities to develop the HHS OT practice, contribute to sales and take advantage of the extensive training and opportunities working at KPMG brings.

The Person

You will be a talented and ambitious senior consultant or manager with previous operational improvement experience either from consulting or the NHS, local government, private healthcare or life sciences company. You will have the credibility and experience to lead small KPMG and client teams to appraise, plan and deliver complex service change across health and local government. You will have a good understanding of the policy agenda and demonstrate a strong desire to support practice development.

Essential skills:

o Ability to lead KPMG project teams delivering client engagements
o Ability to translate cultural changes into quality, safety, financial and sustainable outcomes
o Robust knowledge of the NHS and plans for its future
o Ability to be pragmatic and innovative in problem solving, including Lean-based Improvement techniques
o Ability to coach others and drive forward a team to successfully bring about positive change
o With support of KPMG leadership, the ability to identify risk and manage commercial and client delivery risks in a high-pressure environment
o Project Management skills including planning and prioritise work within deadlines

The diversity or work, opportunities available, calibre of people you will work with and formal learning opportunities available will undoubtedly help accelerate your career –irrespective of whether you stay for two-years or the rest of your career.

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