Manager, Finance Transformation Job at KPMG – in Toronto, ON

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.

This is a fascinating time for the Financial Services sector, and our firm. While there are significant challenges, the opportunities to lead and reshape the future have never been greater. Clients are placing a premium on the services provided by the advisors they trust.

When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 219,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 147 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.

The opportunity:
KPMG’s Financial Services Finance Transformation Practice helps organizations maximize efficiencies and drive business value across the enterprise. Our capabilities range from brief strategy assessments to end-to-end implementations of transformation, leveraging new finance operating models, cloud based ERP technologies, intelligent automation, advanced analytics, and AI. We help our clients to strengthen and transform their finance operations by improving transparency, information integrity and governance with the finance discipline needed to drive business insights, and ultimately, positive outcomes for Canadians. We help CFOs make their function future-ready, taking into consideration key finance disruptors, like IFRS 17.

Our Finance Transformation Advisory practice is seeking Manager level candidates to strengthen our Management Consulting practice in the Toronto office. We are looking for a talented professional who brings a combination of finance skills, IFRS 17 skills, technology skills, and business acumen required to be a key advisor to our FS clients on transforming their Finance function.

What you will do:
Manage projects to improve or redesign finance by leveraging digital technologies, modern operating models, and new ways of working

Provide leadership, direction and guidance to senior and middle management level client stakeholders on their Finance transformation efforts

Help organizations manage risks and improve performance

Identify business development opportunities for Finance Transformation advisory projects

Support the development of proposals and marketing events

Manage, mentor and train Consultants and Senior Consultants within the Finance Transformation advisory practice

Work with senior KPMG leaders to enhance and integrate service offerings across Management Consulting practices and regions

Help foster an inclusive environment where colleagues feel they can bring their whole selves to work.

What you bring to this role:
A seasoned professional with 5+ years of relevant experience in financial management or back office finance processes.

A Chartered Professional Accountant, or have a relevant degree and possess deep experience in the operations of a finance function

Experienced working with FS organizations, ideally on IFRS 17 programs.

Knowledgeable of end-to-end finance functional and technical architecture

Knowledgeable of the key technologies and systems involved in finance including data platforms/warehouses, analytics tools, EPM tools, actuarial tools, robotic process automation tools, low code / no code platforms, and ERP systems

A self-starting, pro-active team player that is experienced in working in dynamic environments and within a multi-disciplinary team

A problem-solver, with strong analytical skills and the ability to clearly and articulately identify and define problems and develop creative solutions to address client requirements

A project manager, with demonstrated ability to plan and execute projects to a successful conclusion

A strong communicator, both written and verbal (bilingual in English and French is an asset), with the ability to communicate with client stakeholders, work closely in a collaborative team environment and lead teams and project deliverables

Able to create and deliver engaging presentations to senior executives/stakeholders and business managers.

A strong people manager, able to lead teams and develop others

Keys to your success:
Outstanding communication skills (oral & written), with the ability to interact confidently with all levels of management

Ability to develop and present new ideas and conceptualize new approaches and solutions

Proven track record with the types of business development activities and an established network of relevant contacts

Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.

Our Values, The KPMG Way:
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 strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters

KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. KPMG’s COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office and/or other congregate settings in the course of their duties (such as client sites or third-party venues).

As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and/or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.

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About the Company

Company: KPMG –

Company Location:  Toronto, ON

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