Manager, financial management

KPMG - Montréal, QC (30+ days ago)

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When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 200,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 154 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.

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Overview of the opportunity:
KPMG’s Financial Management Advisory Practice helps organizations maximize efficiencies and drive business value across the enterprise. We do this by working with CFOs and other finance leaders to help them transform their finance function using the core drivers of change: process optimization, target operating model development, and information technology.

We empower finance functions to become more insightful and true business partners. We are trusted advisors in budgeting, and forecasting, close and consolidation, reporting and analytics, and all other areas of finance.

The KPMG Financial Management Advisory Practice is looking for a Manager to build a highly visible presence for Finance Transformation & Optimization services while responding to the changing needs of external clients. This role will be responsible for leveraging existing capabilities within the Management Consulting group and helping drive expansion opportunities.

What you will do:
As a Manager, you will learn from some of the most eminent professionals in the sector and develop your personal skills by assuming the following responsibilities:

Manage Financial Management Advisory projects including large scale Finance transformation, system implementation and process improvement projects.
Support the development of proposals and marketing events.
Provide leadership, direction, and guidance to senior and executive level client stakeholders.
Help organizations to manage their risks and improve their performance.
Identify business development opportunities for Financial Management Advisory projects.
Work with senior KPMG leaders to enhance and integrate service offerings across the Management Consulting and Advisory practices.
Manage, mentor, and train Consultants and Senior Consultants within the Financial Management Advisory Practice.
Develop relationships and partnerships with other KPMG offices.
As a professional representing our firm, you will strive to offer clients outstanding service. You will help them assess their risks while ensuring the transparency of their operations.
At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, we understand that people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role:
You are passionate about auditing and accounting, and have 5 to 7 years of experience consulting/advisory in various aspects of Financial Management with a focus on large scale Finance transformation projects of experience in an accounting firm or in a company.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English.
Bachelor’s degree in Business, Accounting, Commerce, or related field or equivalent experience
Completion of MBA or Accounting designation (CA, CGA, CMA, CPA) is preferred
Five or more years of experience providing Financial Management software (ERP or Performance Management) and system implementation consulting services as part of the finance transformation initiative with knowledge of Hyperion, SAP BPC, or Cognos an asset
Experience working in a client facing role across a variety of industries and businesses
Superior communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate with client stakeholders, work closely in a collaborative team environment and lead teams and project deliverables
Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to clearly and articulately identify and define problems and develop creative solutions to address client requirements.

Keys to your success:
Connecting the right people with the right tasks
A commitment to continual learning – developing new skills, taking on new responsibilities and broadening your knowledge through research.
Recognizing existing problems and planning opportunities for individual clients and independent business

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