Manager – Finance Transformation Consulting (Insurance)

  • Great Britain - London
  • 1 week ago

Company Name: KPMG UK

Location: London, GB

Job Duration: 2021-05-04 to 2021-06-03


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