Senior Manager: Finance Transformation

Gauteng, Full Time

The role will provide you with the ability to lead various stages of a clients’ finance transformation journey, from the development of a finance strategies right through to the implementation of relevant policies, processes, organisational structures and technological solutions required to operationalise the strategy.
The role will also expect you to take a leading role in the development of our Digital Consulting business in the Western Cape overall. As such you will be expected to help identify and develop opportunities for new business across our Digital Consulting business. You will also be expected to work with team members from across the Digital Consulting business (e.g. data, technology specialists), providing mentoring and performance development to less senior team members. As a financial management specialist, you will lead the development of client-centric finance transformation proposals.
Key responsibilities:

Lead the delivery of finance & accounting transformation engagements.  From visioning and target operating model development (including future state validation and deployment) to the evolution of implemented operating models;
Interpret client requirements and co-ordinate/drive the development of proposals for finance transformation projects at clients;
Support Partners and Associate Directors to grow the finance transformation business, through the drafting of though leadership materials, participation in marketing initiatives;
Actively manging the development and provision of skills transfer to junior employees;
Understand how technology enables the finance function of the future etc;
Display diligence during the execution of any work of KPMG’s internal risk management processes at all times;
Lead discussions around the “future of finance” and actively participate in generating creative ideas and thoughts; and Other ad-hoc tasks as assigned.

Skills and attributes required for the role:

High level of drive and resilience;
High level of attention to detail and a desire to drive quality;
Strong organisation skills; a self-starter with initiative, ability to foster innovation and a common-sense approach to problem solving;
Ability to multi-task and reprioritise tasks as and when required;
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines;
Excellent business writing skills, numerical skills, communication and interpretation skills;
Executes excellent “first review” skills;
Excellent ability to compile PowerPoint decks and able to present with confidence and passion;
The ability to build collaborative relationships with good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues with differing levels of expertise and skills while championing inclusion and diversity;
Ability to manage high performing teams and provide coaching to enable junior staff members to grow in their role; and the ability to adapt to a changing work environment and accommodate changing client demands.

Qualifications
Minimum requirements to apply for the role:

Minimum of 8 years’ experience working on finance transformation projects or within a finance environment;
Financial qualification CA(SA) – preferrable; CIMA; MBA (status of qualifications in progress will be assessed); and
Passionate about working on finance transformation projects or accounting support related projects.
Able to work in Cape Town and across South Africa as the business requires

Application email or URL: http://kpmgza.taleo.net
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