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Senior Consultant, Finance Transformation

Vancouver, BC
Full Time
7 days ago

This opportunity is in the Finance Transformation - Management Consulting service line within the Advisory Practice.

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 227,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 146 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

As a professional in our Management Consulting practice, you'll be part of a multi-disciplinary team with diverse skills and backgrounds working together to achieve success. You'll be applying solutions to real life complex problems that our clients are facing and collaborate with them to develop tailored recommendations to meet their needs wherever their organizations may be in the business cycle.

At KPMG, we focus on your development and encourage you to surface your innovative ideas at every stage. We empower you to become a better you, no matter what you do.
Management Consulting
Management consulting services help transform organizations for success in their back office, this includes: finance functions, human resources, supply chain management, IT strategy, data analysis, operations and more.

As part of the team, you'll assist clients to make better decisions, reduce costs, increase cash flow, build more effective organizations, develop technology strategies, and transform businesses in the face of disruption.
Finance Transformation
Core business functions are evolving to exploit new technologies, embrace new operating models and foster new collaborations. As part of the Finance Transformation team, you will help clients with functional transformation that creates a connected business, with accelerated improvement, swifter speed to market and reliable, data-driven decision-making.

You'll be part of a team that assists businesses in strengthening their finance operations by improving transparency, information integrity and governance to help build and maintain stakeholder trust. You'll also support efforts to apply the finance discipline to increase profitability and drive business insights.


What you will do

As a Senior Consultant in Finance Transformation, you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most prominent professionals in the sector and develop your personal skills by taking on the following responsibilities:
  • Participate in client meetings and support the team in developing presentation materials in relation to project kick-off meetings, requirements gathering, project management and presentation of results
  • Participate in current state assessments and maturity analysis based on leading practices, industry trends and KPMG's various maturity frameworks
  • Execute the day-to-day activities of consulting engagements for a variety of clients including finance function diagnostics, leading practice assessments, process redesign, system selections, system implementations, implementation support, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) optimization, business case development, business case analysis, organization design, data strategy and roadmap development, financial modelling, business intelligence services and data migrations
  • Convert data into insights - provide data analytics services to help derive business insights to drive action
  • Review, map and improve Finance business processes (Source to Pay, Order to Cash, Payroll, Acquire to Retire, Project Accounting, Record to Report and Plan to Perform)
  • Apply leading practice and process maturity knowledge observed in client engagements, from KPMG thought leadership and repositories and through personal research
  • Support the development of junior team members through formal training, training on the job as well as informal coaching and mentoring
  • Participate in business development by identifying new opportunities and proposal support
  • Support clients with enhancing business insights through improved financial reporting, management reporting and KPI selection

What you bring to the role

  • A completed MBA or bachelor's degree in Business Administration; Management Information Systems, Computer Science, or Data Science
  • Industry experience in back-office, accounting, consulting, finance or data and analytics roles
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to clearly identify and define problems and develop creative solutions to meet client needs
  • Experience working in a client facing role in a variety of industries and businesses
  • Proficient with Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate strategic solutions to client stakeholders at director and operational levels
  • Passionate about data, analytics, and technology with desire to stay well-versed in technical understanding
  • Highly driven, autonomous, resilient and a team player with a strong work ethic
  • Motivated and enthusiastic to collaborate with your team to bring solutions to the client
  • Proactive in determining priorities and able to manage multiple and/or competing deadlines
  • Ambitious to develop personally and professionally
  • Desire and ability to travel based on client and project needs

Preferred qualifications to bring to the role
  • Professional accounting designation (CPA, CA, CMA, CGA), is considered an asset
  • Experience in systems such as MS Dynamics 365, Oracle ERP, Workday Financials, SAP is considered an asset
  • Experience with tools such PowerBI, SQL, Python, R, QlikView or Alteryx is considered an asset
  • Technological knowledge, including ERP software such as Workday, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Cloud, SAP or SAP S/4HANA and Microsoft Dynamics AX or D365 is considered an asset

Keys to your success:

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Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

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