Manager - Global Compliance & Transformation - ERP

KPMG International Cooperative

Manager - Global Compliance & Transformation - ERP

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KPMG International Cooperative, Aberdeen

  • Full time
  • Permanent
  • Remote working

Posted 3 weeks ago, 27 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: 8d3a1d335e744b69940f7dc78cca7799

Full Job Description

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest. You will also have the opportunity to develop your career in a dynamic part of the business, within a team that embraces diversity and personal development. We are actively recruiting experienced individuals across the following areas.

  • BEPs: Help clients transform their operating model, processes, systems, data in preparation for Pillar 2

  • Managed Services: Provide compliance services to global clients across a range of tax, accounting, transfer pricing obligations under a managed service arrangement

  • Technology: Help clients leverage the right technology, tools and platforms to transform their tax function

  • Tax Operating Model: Collaborate with clients to build and operate a leading tax function, managing tax risk, opportunities, reputation and compliance

  • Data Management: Support client tax teams to maximise the use of data available in the organisation in order to effectively manage the Tax Function


  • Technology Transformation ERP

    We are looking for talented Managers to join us in Canada Square, London (although flexibility on location will be considered) with experience in a broad range of areas including:

  • Tax transformation experience - the ability to analyse tax requirements, design tax processes and implement tax technology solutions

  • Strong and practical ERP finance and tax experience, specifically in SAP S4 HANA, Oracle or Workday, as a foundation for tax processes

  • Experience of design and configuration of ERP systems for tax purposes

  • Experience of implementing VAT determination engines and bolt-ons, such as Vertex O-Series, Thomson Reuters OneSource Determination, or Meridian VAT Add-On

  • Tax technology implementation experience, including requirements gathering from a tax, IT and users and creating and reviewing design documentation

  • Tax process knowledge, for example indirect tax, direct tax and/or transfer pricing

  • Familiarity with end-to-end finance processes (Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Record-to-report) and their integration with tax


  • Advising on appropriate tax technology to support compliance and reporting processes

  • Project management

  • Client and engagement management


  • Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Project managing the overall delivery of global and large tax transformation and technology projects, often as part of a wider finance transformation program

  • Helping clients to design, build and deploy ERP and tax automation solutions which are designed for Tax

  • Supporting our clients understand the importance of Tax, the optimal way to address tax requirements in their countries and the value that it can bring

  • Working together with our other Tax Transformation colleagues as well as other groups in KPMG such as Consulting


  • Helping clients develop robust global governance and process frameworks

  • Develop our service offerings and service delivery models

  • Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with both existing and new clients

  • Line manage assistant managers and graduate trainees and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;

  • Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists.

  • Coaching and technical support for other team members.

  • Follow KPMG best practice and policy.

    At manager level you will have strong communication skills both internally and externally, drive forward propositions and key initiatives, effectively prioritise and have strong financial management. You will demonstrate resilience, flexibility, be experienced in developing others and managing engagements, be able to confidently engage with clients and drive results.


  • We would welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications. Project Management qualifications along with specific transformation skills (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) are also welcome. Further skills and experience are outlined below:

  • Awareness of technology and automation to drive efficiency, risk management and value

  • Experience in process, risk and controls design

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear

  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work

  • Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information

  • Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience

  • Awareness or experience of tax and accounting compliance processes (e.g. Direct/Indirect tax returns, statutory accounting).

    At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT). A key focus for KPMG's GCT team is to help multinational groups and financial services clients manage their global tax compliance, reporting and statutory accounting obligations, through outsourcing, co-sourcing, transformation and technology.


  • Our clients leverage KPMG's compliance and transformation expertise and technology to drive better visibility, greater efficiency and improved risk management across their organisation. Ultimately we prepare groups for the future of digital compliance helping them develop a sustainable, technology- enabled and holistic future state operating model.

    We are winning new clients and are rapidly growing our team as a result of these investments and successes. As part of an established KPMG network of expert teams and delivery centres, you will have a fantastic opportunity to experience the global nature of these services. Delivery is underpinned by our innovative KPMG Digital Gateway platform. This is an exciting time to be part of our GCT team at KPMG where reimagining tax is a strategic priority for our UK and Global business. We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.