Senior Manager/Manager - Integrations and Separations

KPMG - Calgary, AB (7 months ago)

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Overview of the opportunity:
KPMG's Integrations & Separation Services team, part of Deal Advisory, helps companies deliver value from mergers and acquisitions. We specialize in post-merger integration and pre-deal separation activities. We work with management to assess the impacts of the transaction and develop detailed implementation plans to help ensure the strategic rationale of the acquisition or divestment is delivered. We work with a wide range of clients, including publicly, privately and private-equity held companies across a variety of industries.

What you will do:The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Supporting our clients in delivering value from their transactions, by playing a leading role on engagement teams, providing support in
pre-day 1 planning and execution support
delivering rapid impact assessments
providing function-specific advice on key separation and integration challenges
providing input on legal documents and client plans
Identifying and quantifying the operational impact from merging and carving-out businesses.
Establish and maintain client relationship by providing exceptional client service
Gain thorough knowledge of client’s current state by understanding the reasoning’s behind integration and or separation along with business strategy, forecast, financial history, Organizational design and challenges
Interacting and communicating effectively with senior client executives, including Chief Executive Officers, Chief Financial Officers and Chief Operating Officers, and working closely with senior client teams
Pro-actively conduct financial and non-financial due diligence to facilitate client during integration or separation processes
Partner with internal group members to create business development initiatives, proposals, project deliverables and set realistic timelines
Proactively identify potential hurdles by providing alternate solutions or remediation services genuinely based on client’s interest
Mentor consultants and senior consultants on current trends and lead to delivery successfully deliverables

What you bring to the role:
The successful candidate will have the following experience, skills and attributes:

At least 4 - 6 years of integration and separations experience related to mergers and acquisitions in a consulting, corporate, or private equity environment
Prior experience in professional services will be viewed favorably
MBA, CPA, CFA or equivalent qualification
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Strong written and oral communication skills
Proficient presenter (able to synthesize and present back key information)
Able to lead teams in fast-paced, time sensitive environments
Solid business acumen, including financial literacy
Strong work ethic, confident, articulate, and a team player
Understanding of program or project management (no formal project certification is required)
A self-starter who works well under pressure
Ability to quickly build effective working relationships
Can work with ambiguity and incomplete information, under minimal supervision
Creative problem-solver
Good attention to detail
High degree of personal and professional integrity
Willingness and ability to travel nationally / internationally as required
Interested candidates should submit their application with a cover letter explaining why they would like to join the Integrations & Separation Services group, what he/she will bring to the group, and what career goals he/she expects to achieve as a team member.

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