Senior Consultant, Financial Due Diligence, Transaction Services

KPMG - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

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KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG and has offices in 33 locations across Canada. The firm's more than 700 partners and 5,600 employees provide crucial services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public-sector organizations in Canada.

In every economic environment, there are opportunities to create, enhance, and preserve value. Our Deal Advisory professionals help buyers, sellers, private equity investors, governments, and lenders in developing and executing on their value strategies.

By their nature, major transactions such as Merger & Acquisition (M&A) deals have more risk and reward than day-to-day business activity. It is important for our clients to understand the risks and rewards as well as possible by taking advice from experienced advisers — people who have done it before and know what to look for.

We offer our clients start-to-finish support in the acquisition process, including input on strategy, early identification of risk areas, coordination and execution of due diligence investigations (financial and commercial) and input and advice on contract terms geared to reduce risks. We also get involved in assisting our clients with a host of services surrounding closing the transaction and post-deal integration.

Our Deal Advisory team includes the following service lines: Transaction Services, Valuations, Corporate Finance, Restructuring & Turnaround, and Infrastructure Advisory.

Our clients are typically private equity funds, pension funds, large public companies, as well as private corporations. Our people are motivated self-starters with expertise in finance, valuation, tax, accounting and financial reporting. Our network is global.

Overview of the opportunity:
KPMG's Transaction Services practice is continuing to grow and we are currently looking for professionals in our Toronto office at the Senior Associate level.

What you will do:
Working in multi-disciplinary teams, you will apply your professional and technical skills on a wide variety of transactions and at different stages of the transaction cycle. As Senior Associate, Transaction Services, you will:
Evaluate a business’ historical performance and sustainability of earnings/cash flows, working capital cycles, financial projections, key contractual commitments, accounting policies and management control environment.
Identify and report key issues, perform the relevant financial analysis, and interpret results.
Undertake smaller assignments or assist on larger assignments reporting to a manager, senior manager, or a partner.
Participate in KPMG’s engagement teams with senior client executives, attorneys, and investors.
Write detailed professional reports and other client deliverables.
Establish credibility and develop relationships with current and prospective clients.
Provide support/assistance for proposals.
Contribute to the effective working of the team and development of team morale.
Occasionally support one of our other business units in a cross-functional role (e.g. Valuations, Corporate Finance, Restructuring, Global Infrastructure Advisory Group, etc.).

What you bring to the role:
CPA Student, CPA or equivalent, or previous Merger & Acquisition (M&A) experience in an advisory, corporate, bank, or private equity environment.
Financial and commercial awareness with strong analytical skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Above-average proficiency using Microsoft Excel.
Willingness and ability to travel internationally as required.
Ability to speak other languages is an asset (Mandarin, French, Spanish, etc.).
Keys to your success

Highly motivated, committed, and flexible to cope with changing priorities and strict deadlines.
Ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment is essential.
Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
Ability to build a network and effective working relationships internally and externally
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
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