Senior Consultant, Value Creation, Ops M&A

KPMG - Toronto, ON (14 months ago)

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When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 200,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 154 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this.

Overview of the opportunity:
KPMG's Value Creation team is a growing service being delivered by Transactions Services, part of KPMG’s Deal Advisory practice. The team consists of a dedicated group of specialists delivering rapid, hands-on, strategic support to corporations in and around the deal space.

We assist our clients with:
Deal-speed performance improvement advisory (pre-divestiture and post-acquisition)
Managing complex and volatile situations by optimizing liquidity, operational stability and managing stakeholders
Supporting strategic decisions through a rapid analysis of ‘Fix, Fund, Exit or Sell’ options
KPMG’s Value Creation team is currently looking for Senior Consultant professionals in our Toronto office.

What you will do:
Model the hard economic impact of performance improvement hypotheses using financial and operational data, or, in a volatile situation, model scenarios to rapidly assess ‘Fix, Fund, Exit or Sell’ options
Communicate effectively and confidently with the engagement leader and senior client management to discuss insights of the analysis
Clearly summarize the results of the analysis in writing, using a structured approach and logical, fact-based arguments
Perform industry research and collect comparator data to leverage external insights and challenge performance
Contribute positively to a team-oriented working culture that fosters collaboration and personal development
At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.

What you bring to the role:
Exposure to buy or sell-side transactions in a consulting, corporate or private equity environment
Hands-on experience improving performance in an operations, engineering or strategy
Previous experience with hypothesis-based performance improvement consulting, operational restructuring, turnarounds or operational improvement initiatives
Strong market, financial and commercial acumen
Strong written and oral communication skills
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills
High level of proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Meticulous attention to detail
Effective organizational skills
Ability to quickly build effective working relationships
Comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
High degree of personal and professional integrity
CPA, CFA, MBA is preferred

Keys to your success:
A self-starter who thrives working in a dynamic, rapidly evolving transaction environment that requires a strong work ethic and teamwork
Ability to challenge current thinking through robust analytics
Comfortable working with incomplete information and ability to make intelligent, fact-based assumptions where necessary
Willingness and ability to travel nationally / internationally as required
Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.