KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities. Our global M&A practice has recently been named the #1 middle market M&A adviser globally for 2017 based upon number of completed transactions.
KPMG's Sydney based M&A team supports our public and private clients across a diverse range of industries to originate, structure, manage, de-risk and execute buy and sell-side transactions at both the corporate and asset levels. We are specifically seeking a high performing individual with strong execution experience to be a leader in our M&A practice.
Your new role
As an Associate Director, you will be required to assist in leading a high performing team involved in advising a broad client portfolio across multiple industries and sectors, as well as playing a key role in the long term enhancement and tenure of our position within the market.
You will demonstrate a level of strong technical expertise and market credibility, including your ability to:
Provide clients with strategic, financial and commercial advice spanning the full transaction cycle from initial strategy and/or concept through to execution and completion;
Participate in national and global team forums, business pitches and opportunities;
Lead the execution of asset and business sale engagements including the development of marketing materials, identification of and communication with buyers, management of other advisers and valuation analysis;
Coaching and developing an existing team of M&A associates and analysts;
Support the national and local M&A Partners to achieve the firm's financial and business objectives; and
Take an active role in lead origination and market facing activities that contribute to the winning of new engagements.
What you bring to the role
High level of diversified M&A transaction experience ideally within the Australian market and preferably within a Big 4, corporate development team and/or investment banking/boutique firm;
A degree in business, commerce/accounting or a relevant discipline including CA and/or CFA qualifications;
Ability to lead the day to day execution of a full cycle M&A transaction;
Exceptional networking and client skills coupled with the ability to identify business opportunities and develop engagement pipelines;
Advanced stakeholder management skills and the ability to lead successful teams;
Resilience and an ability to perform in a high pressure/fast-paced business environment; and
Demonstrated mentoring, development and training of junior team members.
What the M&A team will offer you
A collaborative and supportive culture that has the ability to provide flexibility and work life balance within an M&A environment;
High volume deal flow balanced by significant scope to develop your deal origination skills;
Direct exposure to C-suite management level clients within the corporate and private equity landscape, with opportunity to develop "trusted adviser" relationships with mid market clients;
The opportunity to join a fast growing team of driven, high performing and like minded professionals with strong visibility at the national team level and more broadly within KPMG;
Ability to make an immediate impact within the existing team and on client engagements; and
Opportunity to learn from highly experienced senior team members with backgrounds in bulge bracket investment banking and senior corporate roles.
What KPMG will offer you
We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, a flexible and agile work practice that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.
We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of KPMG and its ongoing success. So if you want a career where you can use your deep expertise to deliver real results, talk to us first.
Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.
Advertised: 30 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time Applications close: 30 May 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time