Senior Transition Project Manager

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Budapest is the host to KPMG Global Services Hungary, KPMG’s international compliance services center, which offers VAT compliance and Accounting solutions, and multicultural compliance professionals, who can provide coverage in more than 40 countries with relevant language and technical skills. 

Main focus of the Role:

The Senior Transition Manager will transit global tax outsourcing engagements into the KPMG Tax Global Delivery Network model. In addition, this person will globally manage the outsourcing of client operations where there are lift-outs (rebadges) of client personnel from their locations worldwide into KPMG.

Key responsibilities:

  • Own the end-to-end Client Onboarding process to enable efficient and effective delivery for the satisfaction of Clients and KPMG Member Firms
  • Coordinate and manage the cooperation among the participating Delivery Centers and member firms to enable an efficient Client Transition
  • Develop service taxonomy relevant for the specific engagement
  • Define priorities for transitions and ensure proposed service fit KPMG standard processes
  • Participate at negotiations and request for proposals with clients/targets and KPMG Member Firms on an as needed basis, as transition subject matter expert
  • Coach Transition Project Managers
  • Facilitate discussions in case of conflict of interests among transitions
  • Point of escalation for all stakeholders
  • Support Lead Office and Client Communication
  • Support sales and transition kick-off activities

What we can offer:

  • Flexible working hours and home office opportunity
  • 3 paid days for volunteering and CSR activities
  • Multicultural working environment in a newly built office
  • Medicover and life insurance package
  • iPhone8 with subscription
  • Regular English and Hungarian courses
  • Fast development opportunity in a Big4 environment
  • Opportunities for assignments in foreign KPMG offices after 2 years
  • In-depth professional training from beginner to advanced level
  • Well-being services: office yoga, shoe cleaning, laundry service
  • Relocation support for foreign candidates


  • 8+ years of experience in global-level managed financial services at a major delivery center or Big4
  • Experience in managing high complexity projects in a multicultural environment
  • Experience in client-facing transitions or client onboarding
  • Great people skills and strong negotiation skills
  • Executive presence and confidence to negotiate with clients and client partners
  • Process focused mindset, ability to manage multiple issues, and prioritize effectively
  • Proven track record in problem-solving and high client satisfaction 
  • Ability to think and operate globally as well as collaborate with teams in diverse locations
  • Outstanding English language knowledge (both written and spoken)
  • Flexibility to travel globally if required (depends on the pandemic, for now it's not required)
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  • Be part of KPMG's global network

    Help us power one of the biggest brands in the world.

  • Work-life balance and well-being program

    Flexible hours, home-office opportunity, Corporate Responsibility and Diversity & Inclusion activities.

  • Learning and Development

    Attend our internal training courses and become an expert in your area.

  • Travel

    Opportunity to work abroad in KPMG's Tax Trek or Secondment programs.

  • Technology & Innovation

    Follow the latest trends in automation.

  • New industry insights

    Work on a diversified portfolio of international clients.

  • Diverse and Multicultural team

    Work with a young multi-lingual and diverse team and daily interact with colleagues from more than 40 nationalities.

  • Smart location and transportation

    Our modern office building is located in the new business area of Budapest and can be easily accessed by public transportation.

  • Other advantages

    Life and health insurance, competitive salary, yearly bonus opportunity, reward & recognition program, company field trip and other events, iPhone 8, and many more.

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