Manager, Operations Advisory - Payments

KPMG - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Overview of the opportunity:
KPMG’s Operations Practice helps clients to address their most pressing concerns including continuously streamlining operations to unlock value, deliver bottom-line improvements and enhance quality and service levels.

Our Operations Advisory practice are seeking a dynamic Manager to strengthen our Management Consulting practice in the Toronto office. The successful candidate will be a team lead in the delivery of client projects and will contribute to our growth primarily with clients in the GTA Banking market.

What you will do:
As a Manager in our Payments Operation practice, you will use your strong business acumen and be a key member of the team. you’ll be learning from some of the best in the industry and growing your personal skillset by:

Managing large-scale banking and corporate business transformation initiatives and focus on delivering strategic, operational, technical, and/or product development change such as technology integrations and deployments, business process improvements, and new product development or business architecture
Performing business and systems analysis activities throughout the project lifecycle including current and target state assessment, scope definition, business case development, program organizational design, requirements gathering, functional and technical design, vendor assessment, test script development, training strategy and implementation, and general implementation assistance
Managing the engagement lifecycle including project planning, developing and presenting deliverables, facilitating client workshops, and providing oversight and leadership to KPMG team members regarding deliverables and performance management
Providing a solid understanding of legacy and emerging payment areas (including real-time payments, payments hubs, ISO 20022 standards, and open banking) and evaluating the impacts of payments and payment related technology trends on corporate, retail and/or commercial banking areas, including treasury services, cash management, operations, merchant and card processing, business-to-business financial supply chain and fraud management
Developing relationships with client personnel, and lead and support business development activities for individual opportunities, such as identification and proposal development, while working with the appropriate KPMG resources from other service lines and asset management industry

What you bring to the role:
A minimum of five years of consulting experience at a recognized consulting firm and/or minimum of five years of experience in commercial banking, treasury services, cash management, and/or retail banking with experience in front and back office operations, card and merchant services (including digital wallets), and exposure to business-to-business financial supply chain is a plus
Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university; MBA, graduate degree or engineering degree
Strong diversified background in financial services, including knowledge of banking products and services, sales, technology, operations, fraud, and financial crimes
Previous experience managing end-to-end business and/or technology architecture for payments-related client implementations and working knowledge of payment types such as check, ACH, wire, and card
Real time payments
Wires & cross border payments
Utility experience (e.g. FedWire, CHAPs)
Core Banking replacement
Payment Messages/standards (e.g. ISO20022, MT)
Data Standards & Strategy
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint

Keys to your success:
Ability to work independently and demonstrated ability to direct others while managing the demands of an ever changing environment
Project management experience and the ability to manage a multi-disciplinary team
Ability to develop and sustain meaningful client relationships

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