Data Analytics Executive Advisor - Insurance

Advanced degree
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Data Analytics Executive Advisor - Insurance

Location: London, United Kingdom
AutoReq ID    104963BR
Job Title    Data Analytics Executive Advisor - Insurance
Country    United Kingdom
Location    London
Function    Advisory Management Consulting
Service Line    IT Advisory (P&T)

Service Line Information  
 In KPMG's Management Consulting practice, we don't limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both - equally well. Indeed, it's this broad capability that's seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we've developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad spread of sectors.

In IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

Job Description    
At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

Within Financial Services Technology Enablement, our Data & Analytics team focus on assisting clients to execute their strategy by optimising the use of Management Information and Business Intelligence. We enable the businesses to realise their objectives through ensuring all aspects of their data optimised to provide the right information to the right people at the right time.

Our key market propositions that you will help us shape and deliver for our clients:
- Enterprise data management – Tracking, controlling and improving information used in an organisation.
- Regulatory impact transformation – Capturing, controlling and managing the impact that regulation has on the enterprise.
- Rapid Business Intelligence – Delivering interactive, informative and creative reporting solutions for clients in short timescales over their financial, performance or risk data.

Role Responsibilities:
- Taking a senior role in executing large client programmes, delivering the highest quality service to our clients, meeting and exceeding their expectations
- Participating in Business Development initiatives, including bid proposal and contract / commercial management and building and maintaining clients
- Creating innovative and successful consulting solutions that enhance, integrate and expand our Data & Analytics capability as a whole
- Developing and sustaining new client relationships and helping to enhance the reputation of KPMG as advisor of first choice for Data & Analytics
- Playing an active role in helping to develop our core Data & Analytics capabilities, products and services to meet client needs
- Help build key Technology Enablement propositions to go to market
- Help build key Technology Enablement propositions to go to market
- Clearly articulate the FS TE propositions to clients and internal staff, acting as a champion for Data across the firm
- Taking an active role in the growth of the Data team and supporting the development of other team members through coaching and mentoring
- Managing your own development in accordance with agreed personal and team goals

The Individual:

- Extensive consulting experience within Data & Analytics and Finance Transformations
- Proactive self-starter who can take ideas and turn them into practical reality
- Driven by the need to excel, in particular having a strong client focus
- Strong communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting client relationships
- Commerciality - demonstrated ability to identify profitable opportunities for growing the business

Required Experience:
- Experienced in Financial Reporting and business processes in the Life insurance sector
- Proven track record in the design of complex Data (interfaces, controls, quality) and Financial reporting solutions in the life insurance sector
- Understanding of data requirements and solutions for regulatory reporting (e.g. Solvency II and IFRS) and for specific core Business reporting (e.g. MI, Planning, Forecasting) in the Life Insurance sector
- Proven track record of shaping and delivering complex large-scale consultancy projects and services (£1m+ p.a.)
- An experienced practitioner within the Data & Analytics space (e.g. Information Management, Business Intelligence, structured and unstructured data, Governance) with a history of successfully delivering large scale BI and Data Warehousing projects, typically within a Professional Services or Management Consultancy or Systems Integration organisation (typically Big 5).
- Broad knowledge of the finance function, its organisation, processes and systems, and the importance of management information with organisations
- Substantial experience working within an advisory practice in Performance Management, Strategy or Finance led IT projects or experience with responsibility for running large projects/ programmes
- Full project lifecycle delivery experience in high transaction volume environments
- A proven track record in delivering high quality project, work-stream or assignment outputs

In addition, we would expect that prospective advisors would have one or more of the following recent experiences or skills:

- Experienced Enterprise Information Architects with strong conceptual and logical data modelling skills, and experience of both normalised and dimensional modelling and understanding of which to use when
- Ability work with solution architects and DBAs to build performant data architectures
- Knowledge of RDBMS, DW appliance, BI and EPM market
- Skilled Enterprise Architect, with significant experience with Business Intelligence
- Experience of designing information architectures for BI solutions in batch and real-time load environments
- Experience in designing and helping Client implement Data Governance frameworks, processes, policies, organisational structures, including Data Quality, issue management and ownership
- Related BI experience Master Data Management and Information Integration
- Experience of design and implementation of common BI applications, Data Warehouse technologies and ETL tools such as Oracle Hyperion, SAP Business Objects, IBM Cognos, SAS, Teradata, Informatica, etc.
- Experience of designing and implementing reporting and analytic solutions in tools such as Business Objects, Cognos, Microstrategy, Oracle reporting & analytic solutions, QlikView, Tableau, SAS, SPSS or Microsoft reporting solutions
- Experience gained within the Insurance sector.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Applying with a Disability    
KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of The Employers' Forum on Disability we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity    
KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG by viewing our policy.

Policy for Agencies    
KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

Job information

Firm: KPMG

Location: London

Education: Advanced degree