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Associate Director- Transaction Services - London Regions

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Accounting Advisory Services Assistant Manager

Location: Leeds

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Modelling Assistant Managers - Financial Services

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Manager - Corporate Legal Services - London

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Manager - Transaction Services - South

Location: Reading

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 350 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle.

Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.

We have an immediate need for an additional Manager (C grade) within our South team based Reading, to support the growth of our regions TS business. The nature of our regions business means that staff work on a wide range of deal types and sectors, including Healthcare, Consumer, Technology, Private Equity and Automotive. Our people are also expected to be flexible and to work across the regional practice from time to time according to the needs of the business.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Delivering the highest quality work across Coaching/technical team training and Performance Management, Engagement Delivery and Risk management.
- Develop propositions, focussing on specific themes/sectors and/or clients
- Project manage the financial due diligence and reporting accountant assignments
- Think about the value creation and opportunities for KPMG to increase the breadth of services offered to clients.
- Produce robust financial analysis (or review if performed by the team) and ensure it stands up to challenge.
- Providing advice and insight directly to clients and demonstrating technical expertise.
- Provide SPA advice to the client.
- Own the project budget and proactively manage cost updates and overruns. Costs should be discussed regularly with partners and presented to the client in a commercial manner.
- Project management of financial due diligence and reporting accountant assignments, managing multiple priorities for a variety of stakeholders.
- Ensure the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively.
- Identify team member and appraisee development needs and accelerate development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer.
- Act as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience Required:

- Specific and significant experience of financial due diligence is essential for this role.
- A demonstrable career within Transaction Services working on Financial Due Diligence engagements for a variety of clients, engagement sizes and sectors.
- Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients: the client base in the South is particularly diverse, including Enterprise, corporate and PE clients of different sizes, and as a result there is a particular requirement that project leaders at this level are able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of client management.
- Strong and demonstrable sector experience within Technology, Retail, Private Equity or Healthcare sectors.
- The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams
- Strong academic and numerate background (ACA or equivalent)
- Strong personal impact and self-awareness
- Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

Opening Date; Wednesday 11th December 2019
Closing Date; Tuesday 7th January 2020
Salary; Competitive plus negotiable benefits and bonus

Associate Director- Transaction Services - London Regions

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



Job Summary:

Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 350 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle.

Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.
We have an immediate need for an additional Associate Director (B grade) within our London Regions team based in the Canada Square office, to support the growth of our regions TS business.

The nature of our regions business means that staff work on a wide range of deal types and sectors, including Consumer, Technology and Automotive, with a Private Equity presence in a significant number of transactions. Our people are also expected to be flexible and to work across the regional practice from time to time according to the needs of the business.

Key roles and responsibility:

- Drive the required structure of analysis, findings and client advice, including high quality client deliverables
- Think about the value creation and opportunities for KPMG to increase the breadth of services offered to clients.
- Understand and articulate business strategies and have an informed view on the target.
- Take responsibility for the robustness of financial analysis performed by the team and ensure it stands up to challenge.
- Provide advice and insight directly to clients and demonstrate technical expertise.
- Provide SPA advice to the client.
- Own the project budget and proactively manage cost updates and overruns. Costs should be discussed regularly with partners and presented to the client in a commercial manner.
- Project management of financial due diligence and reporting accountant assignments, managing multiple priorities for a variety of stakeholders.
- Ensuring the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively.
- Identify team member development needs and accelerate development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
- Act as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

To succeed in this varied and demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

- Strong academic and numerate background (ACA or numerate qualification equivalent)
- Extensive experience of managing advisory or transaction related engagements with significant exposure to financial due diligence
- Associate Directors need to have a demonstrated track record of delivering the highest quality work. They are also expected to play a wide ranging role across the business including:

- Business development
- Coaching/technical team training and Performance Management
- Risk management.
- Experience of managing full VDD, VA, buy and sell side transactions across a broad range of sectors
- Strong personal impact and self-awareness
- Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
- Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients: the client base in London region is particularly diverse, including Enterprise, corporate and PE clients of different sizes, and as a result there is a particular requirement that project leaders at AD level are able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of client management.
- The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams

Accounting Advisory Services Assistant Manager

Location: Leeds

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



Work as a key member of the growing North Accounting Advisory Services team in one of our northern offices (Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds or Liverpool). The team provides specialist accounting advice to clients across a range of areas.


Projects focus on the application of technical accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis, preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax.


We are seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.




Key Responsibilities:

- Providing accounting support to transaction and tax teams answering questions on technical issues and providing input for reports.
- Drafting client reports and deliverables relating to technical accounting issues.
- Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams.
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with both clients and KPMG individuals.
- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities.


Key skills and competencies required:

- Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent).
- Strong technical accounting experience with IFRS and UK GAAP.
- Group re-organisation and Companies Law knowledge is preferred.
- Experience with recent developments in accounting, in particular with IFRSs 9, 15 and 16.
- Proven ability to build strong client and colleague relationships.
- Enquiring mind, willingness to learn and try new things.
- Demonstrated analytical ability and attention to detail.
- Problem solving attitude.
- Ability to identify when complex areas need escalating or further consultation.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Ability to work well both as part of a team and independently.
- Ability to manage own workload.


Modelling Assistant Managers - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: MC Technology

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time



The Team

The Modelling team help our clients understand their business through building models, reviewing models and data analytics. We work across a broad range of tools (Excel, VBA, SQL, Qlikview, Tableau, and Power BI) to support decision making and effective execution. If you enjoy translating complex problems into models, this is the team for you.

The Role

A successful candidate will be responsible for:



- Devising compelling and well thought out modelling based solutions to support clients in tackling business issues
- Working within a network of modelling specialists, sharing experiences to develop technical and non-technical skills
- Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks
- Delivery real solutions by translating complex business problems into models which capture the drivers of values and risk
- Working closely with teams across all functions at KPMG providing solutions to a diverse range of clients
- Developing your technical modelling and consulting skills
- Financial forecast and scenario modelling
- Transaction modelling such as valuations and option appraisals
- Reviewing financial models for quality sign-off
- Developing tactical solutions that automate finance and other operations (i.e. remediation)
- Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables

Skills, Qualifications and experience required

- A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject that contain a high concentration of maths, statistics, physics, economics, finance, or accountancy
-Experience in designing and building financial models in best practice
-Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA and SQL)
- Visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView and Tableau)
- Strong analytical and interpretative skills
- Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
- Initiative, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge
- An understanding of accounting and financial concepts
- Knowledge of financial services products and key concepts

Multiple positions available
Opening date 30/08/2019
Closing date 27/09/2019
Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits


Manager - Corporate Legal Services - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



The Legal Services Team sits within KPMG Tax. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients. Its vision is to be the legal adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients when it comes to their people, corporate structures, internal arrangements, regulatory requirements and disputes with HMRC.


Core corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow and Legal Services will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.



Role and Responsibilities:


• Early Legal Input into Tax Advice – providing our clients with tax advice that has already been reviewed by lawyers
• Implementation of Tax Advice – providing our clients with a simple and cost-effective way of successfully implementing our tax advice
• Review and Rectification of Implementations – reviewing existing structures and helping clients preserve value by rectifying inadequate implementations and operation
• Unwinding Structures – unwinding defunct or unwanted structures
• Mergers & Acquisitions – primarily deal advice on both sides of a transaction including
Corporate law advice, guidance, implementation, regulatory and applicability.


Skills, Qualifications and Experience:


The applicant must be a corporate lawyer with a minimum of 3 years PQE
The applicant must demonstrate a experience in areas of UK law including structuring and reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, funds, debt listings and intra-group
financing arrangements, corporate governance, commercial arrangements, share investments and/or the implementation of employee incentive arrangements.
The applicant must have a high level of technical knowledge with regards to UK corporate and contract law.
The applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her experience on transactions
The applicant must have good experience of coordinating the provision of advice and the production of complex and interrelated legal agreements and documentation by advisers in several
jurisdictions.
The successful applicant must have significant experience of working with demanding clients across a wide spectrum of size and activities, and will be expert at service delivery.
The applicant must have strong academic, technical, drafting skills.


Opening date 25/10/19

Closing date 25/11/19


Competitive salary plus negotiable bonus and benefits









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