KPMG Australia today announced the University of Melbourne has engaged the firm’s transformation team to roll out a whole-of-organisation HR and Finance solution uplift.

Under the engagement, KPMG Australia will partner with the University to manage the deployment of Workday Financial Management and Workday Human Capital Management (HCM), which will deliver an enhanced HR and Finance experience for the University’s academic and professional staff.

Ranked first in Australia and 33rd in the world by the Times Higher Education Global Rankings, University of Melbourne staff support more than 54,000 students from 150 nationalities. The new solution will provide a platform for the University to enhance support for its people and operations.

Byron Collins, University of Melbourne Executive Director, Business Services and Chief Information Officer said: “We are delighted to be working with KPMG to upgrade our HR and Finance platform. This will allow the University to simplify and enhance our processes, which will ultimately help us to provide the best experience for our staff and students.”

Christa Gordon, National Managing Partner for KPMG Australia's Management Consulting division said: “We are delighted to be supporting Australia’s top ranked University in this important project and to see our relationship step into this new and important phase. This is a recognition of the scale and capability we have built in our Business Transformation, Technology implementation and Workday practices. It is also testimony to the role of our unique “KPMG Powered” methodology which leverages sector-specific knowledge with market-leading technology transformation capabilities.” 

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