Manager, Value Creation, Ops M&A

KPMG - Toronto, ON (6 months ago)

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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 professionals in our Toronto office at the Manager or Senior Manager level.

What you will do:
Lead engagement teams through the identification, analysis and delivery of performance improvement opportunities or, in a volatile situation, modelling scenarios to rapidly assess ‘Fix, Fund, Exit or Sell’ options
Manage and prioritize the engagement team’s efforts across multiple work streams in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment
Take responsibility for the timely completion of well structured, fact-based and data-driven client deliverables that exceed client expectations
Act as the point person for managing day to day senior client relationships
Mentor other members of the team to develop their technical, business development and leadership skills
Support practice leadership and growth activities, including contributions to the business development and personnel development strategies as the team continues to grow across the country
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:
7+ years of experience in either an advisory or corporate environment, of which at least 5 years should include exposure to buy or sell-side transactions
Hands-on experience improving performance in an operations, engineering or strategy role is required
Ability to lead multiple projects simultaneously and effectively coach, develop, and manage junior team members
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 and effective organizational skills
Ability to quickly build effective working relationships
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

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