Senior Manager - SAP ERP/Tax Automation Solutions at KPMG, London, 3 Months+, £Contractor Rate

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  • London, UK
  • Jun 07, 2024
up to 6 Months

Contract Description

Role Title: Tax Transformation (SAP) – Senior Manager

Contract Length:  3 months with view to extend
Engagement Type:  Umbrella or PAYE
Location:  London




Role and responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage 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 managers and assistant managers and oversee 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.


Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience 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).
  • Deep 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
  • Strong experience of design and configuration of ERP systems for tax purposes
  • Strong experience of implementing VAT determination engines and bolt-ons, such as Vertex O-Series, Thomson Reuters OneSource Determination, or Meridian VAT Add-On
  • Strong 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
  • Strong 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