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  • Posted: Jun 6, 2024
    Deadline: Jun 24, 2024
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    KPMG is a professional service company, being one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Seated in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, KPMG employs 174,000 people and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory.
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    People & Change - Senior Manager

    Position Summary

    KPMG People & Change wish to recruit a Senior Manager to analyze clients’ needs, develop strategies, and lead a team to deliver tailored HR solutions, ensuring compliance to KPMG policies and professional Standards.

    Key roles and responsibilities

    The Senior Manager will have the following responsibilities:

    • Plan and manage client engagement risk and project budget.
    • Manages engagements or projects to consistently achieve specific revenue and profit objectives and deliver designated engagement deliverables. 
    • Provide technical knowledge, direction and training to the engagement team to produce quality deliverables.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders/ clients.
    • Contribute to proposal development efforts by driving market initiatives through involvement with relevant markets team.
    • Generate revenue as per the allocated target to meet the team budget
    • Support the development of strong delivery teams.
    • Involvement in community and office initiatives.
    • Build industry knowledge through involvement in events, articles and thought leadership.
    • Ensure compliance to policies, standards and procedures.
    • Ensure delivery teams are appropriately supervised, coached and supported to ensure no write offs.
    • Leverage on client relationship and work with team members to ensure collections are done in line with agreed timelines.
    • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time.

    Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

    • Must have a Master's degree in Accounting, Business, Human Resources Management, or related relevant degree course
    • Membership of a relevant professional bodies such as CIPD, IHRM.
    • Must have a minimum 10 years of experience in human resource consulting.
    • Experience in managing HR engagements within East Africa.

    Technical competencies and Personal attributes:

    • Strong consulting skills. Be able to effectively support all aspects of engagement delivery, end-to-end, with minimal supervision and high accountability.
    • Strong analytical & problem-solving skills, with the ability to proactively engage and consult with others across all levels.
    • Must demonstrate strategic insights on client management and engagements.
    • Must have hands on experience on financial budgeting, planning and managing strong networks with high standards of integrity.
    • Ability to organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
    • Strong business writing, report writing, presentation and research skills.
    • A high aptitude for learning new approaches and innovation.
    • Proven experience in formulating business strategy and growth.
    • Experience as a keynote speaker in business conferences, pitching, writing and publishing thought leadership articles.
    • Diligent and committed to excellence.
    • Excellent coordination and planning skills.
    • Resilience and Tenacity: must be able to always sustain motivation and commitment and can contain and absorb stressful moments and issues.
    • Willingness to travel within and outside the region on a need basis.

    We offer:

    • An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa.
    • Continuous learning and development.
    • Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.

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    International Development Advisory Services (IDAS) – Program Finance Manager

    Position Summary

    We are currently looking for a Program Finance Manager is primarily responsible for the financial oversight of programs, including budgeting, posting, reporting, accounting, and monitoring financial performance. The successful candidate will lead our UK Government key account across Africa. He/she will combine business development with delivery and management of engagements. This role will also oversee consultant utilization and payments, manage the program's bank accounts, and support the Grants Manager in grantee financial management.

    Key roles and responsibilities

    •  Management, review, and update of the program budget.
    •  Oversight of the program’s accounting system ensuring the program’s financials are properly maintained.
    •  Oversight of the program’s bank accounts and performing reconciliations monthly.
    •  Supporting the Grants Manager as and when required in grantee financial management.
    •  Responsible for leading the reporting processes including periodic reporting and billing in accordance with program requirements.
    •  Monitor project progress against contractual obligations where required by the Program Director or Engagement Partner.
    •  Oversee the review and processing of invoices for suppliers and third parties.
    •  Track and reconcile utilization of consultant days ensuring an adequate system of monitoring consultant’s performance is followed.
    •  Undertake other duties as may be required from time to time by the Program Director or Engagement Partner.

    Academic/Professional qualifications and Experience:

    •  Bachelor’s degree in economics, finance, accounting, or a related field.
    •  Professional certification such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA-K) or ACCA.
    •  A minimum of 6-8 years’ working experience in finance or accounting, with at least 1 year in a supervisory role.
    • Master’s degree in any field will be an added advantage.
    •  Experience working in a complex, fast-moving environment and dealing professionally with multiple stakeholders while prioritizing tasks.
    •  Experience of fund management life cycle components, ideally from project ideation/business development, application, through to selection, contracting, fund disbursement, monitoring, reporting, and implementation through to closure.

    Personal attributes:

    •  Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical skills.
    •  An eye for detail
    •  Team player with leadership capability
    •  Excellent coordination and planning skills
    •  Goal driven and results oriented mindset.
    •  Multicultural skills to operate across diverse African jurisdictions.
    •  Resilience, tenacity, and the ability to handle difficult client conversations.
    •  Comfort with multitasking, flexibility, open-mindedness, and the ability to make quick decisions.
    •  Unquestionable integrity.

    We offer:

    •  An exciting opportunity to work with a Big 4 firm on cutting edge clients across Africa.
    •  Continuous learning and development.
    •  Exposure to multi-disciplinary client service teams.
    •  Unrivalled space to grow and be innovative.
    •  Opportunity for international travel.

    Method of Application

    Use the link(s) below to apply on company website.


    If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please use the link below to apply: Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting People & Change - Senior Manager by 24 June 2024.

    If your career aspirations match this exciting opportunity, please use the link below to apply: IDAS Program Finance Manager – Candidate’s Summary. Filling the link is mandatory for consideration alongside your application to quoting ‘IDAS Program Finance Manager’ by 24 June 2024

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