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Finance Transformation Senior Manager



10d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Banking & Finance
  • Birmingham

AI generated summary

  • You must have experience leading finance and organizational transformations, managing high value engagements, coaching junior colleagues, and possess advanced analytical and problem solving skills. Cross service line network and public sector knowledge is a plus.
  • You will lead client engagements, provide expertise, drive profitability, develop business, build relationships, and foster team growth at a top UK consultancy.


  • Key Qualifications and Skills Required:
  • Experience of leading back office transformation, and demonstrating the skills documented in the job description above, including but not limited to, finance transformation, people and change management, organisational transformation, operating model design and implementation and shared services design and implementation;
  • Experience of leading smaller engagements but also working on strategically important, and high value engagements, including those with fees in excess of £500k.
  • Experience working with Deputy Director and above equivalents in the public sector, or C-Suite executives in the private sector
  • Experience of leading teams and project management;
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring junior colleagues with demonstrable improvement in their performance;
  • Advanced Analytical ability and attention to detail;
  • Problem solving skills
  • A cross service line network to facilitate and deliver the breadth of the firm into client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Desirable, but not required skills:
  • Awareness of public sector requirements (e.g. Green Book business cases, capital and resource funding)
  • Awareness of intelligent automation and its potential applications
  • Awareness of business intelligence tools
  • A formal qualification in your capability, ie a chartered accountant in finance


  • Management of client CST engagements, including all client facing responsibilities day to day and leading teams;
  • Inputting as an SME into wider CST and IGH engagements where required;
  • Ownership and delivery of quality, efficient and profitable engagements;
  • Lead business development effort for a particular capability within CST, or for a group of clients;
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships externally and internally
  • Deliver compelling engagement proposals which result in winning engagements.
  • Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities
  • Motivate and generate commitment from team members.
  • Demonstrate continuous self and team development.
  • Share knowledge with the team.


What kind of experience is required for the Finance Transformation Senior Manager role?

The ideal candidate should have back-office transformation experience, business case development skills, shared services implementation experience, planning and forecasting abilities, project management skills, innovation in commercial approaches, process redesign experience, engagement management experience, and a broad understanding of technology-enabled transformation.

What type of clients does the Corporate Services Transformation team work with?

The Corporate Services Transformation team works with a broad spectrum of public sector clients, with most work currently being delivered remotely.

Is public sector experience necessary for candidates interested in joining the team?

While public sector experience would be beneficial, it is not necessarily a requirement for candidates interested in the Finance Transformation Senior Manager role.

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Mission & Purpose

KPMG is one of the Big 4 accounting firms and provides professional services in the areas of audit, tax, and advisory. With a global presence, they offer a wide range of solutions to help organisations navigate complex business challenges, manage risks, and achieve sustainable growth. KPMG's ultimate mission is to inspire confidence and empower change, aiming to deliver high-quality services that contribute to the success and long-term viability of their clients. Their purpose revolves around building trust in the capital markets, supporting economic growth, and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability. Through their expertise, innovation, and commitment to ethical practices, KPMG strives to make a positive impact on businesses, economies, and society as a whole.

Culture & Values

  • Integrity

    We do what is right.

  • Excellence

    We never stop learning and improving.

  • Courage

    We think and act boldly.

  • Together

    We respect each other and draw strengths from our differences.

  • For better

    We do what matters.


  • Pension options

  • Access to private, remote GP appointments

  • 25 days holiday

  • Group Income Protection

  • Graduates can also receive student loan bonus payment