Finance Manager



KPMG's Microsoft Business Solutions team is a Microsoft Gold Partner and leader in Microsoft software implementations for medium to large organisations, providing our clients with the ability to keep up with the ever-changing digital world by implementing Microsoft’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Engagement (CE) software from the Microsoft Dynamics 365 (D365) software line.

Role Overview

As a Finance Manager, your responsibilities will include overseeing financial planning & analysis, forecasting and budgeting, whilst acting as a business partner to the business. You would also be involved in identifying improvement areas in procedures and controls, supporting the financial operations team as well as working ad-hoc projects and requests.


  • Develop an understanding of the business being supported, being proactive to learn about products/services/markets
  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Be the primary producer of MI, data analysis and other reporting used for the leadership team for the business areas being supported
  • Prepare draft commentaries including insight, for the Finance Business Partners (FBPs) to build upon as part of overall deliverables
  • Support the tracking and reporting of all performance KPIs - especially those that have a P&L impact
  • Support standardisation and efficiency in use and production of MI in general, challenging exceptions
  • Support Deal Board and other pre-engagement forums, especially around engagement budgeting and forecasting
  • Conduct in-flight commercial reviews to gain a deeper understanding of margin leakage and commercial learning points
  • Delivery of business plans, budgets, and forecasts across the business areas and products
  • Co-ordinate planning and analysis, consolidation and reporting of outputs
  • Prepare analytical reviews and actuals vs. forecast/budget commentary
  • Execute processes to ensure that the accounts accurately reflect the financial performance and position of the business
  • Review cost management processes to ensure good controls are in place around spend
  • Be the point contact for cost approvals and coding. Investigating and escalating as required
  • Ensure that the accounts accurately reflect the financial performance and position of the business units. Scrutinise the underlying data and manage accruals accordingly
  • Help to ensure Finance processes and policies are adhered to. Challenge deviation and always be forward thinking about improvements
  • Support the FBPs in the management and review of Working Capital KPIs
  • Monitor the business actions on WIP and debt items and highlight Engagement Leaders/Managers underperformance to ensure it is escalated
  • Play a role in the broader finance community, including active participation in meetings, forums and projects
  • Be an advocate for change programmes delivered by Finance / KPMG Business Services, including automation tools, self-service, standardisation and any other changes in ways of working
  • Work closely with the Finance Lead, finance team in Malta, FBPs and the service centre

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Fully qualified accountant and over 5 years relevant experience of accounting in an operational or professional services environment
  • Resilient and able to work with multiple and highly demanding stakeholders
  • Ability to work with financial models and apply the assumptions to forecasts/budgets
  • Working knowledge of project and cost accounting, including capacity/absorption
  • Relevant finance business partnering experience and proficiency in Ms Excel would be an asset

Microsoft Business Solutions Overview

KPMG’s Microsoft Business Solutions team is committed to provide IT solutions and managed services to clients, in order to help them accomplish their technology enabled transformation programmes. This is carried out in collaboration with other companies of the group as well as selected business partners. Our work focuses on ERP/CRM Solutions, eCommerce, Bespoke/Custom Development and Integration services.

Be the change and make the change. Join our talented and successful team and make the leap into the future.

For this exciting opportunity we have put together a great package that combines a competitive salary with a bundle of extras, including business travel allowances and medical insurance for you and your family.

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