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Date: Apr 8, 2014

Location: London, United Kingdom

AutoReq ID4591BR
Job TitleManager
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Transactions & Restructuring
Service LineTransaction Services
Service Line InformationOur Transactions and Restructuring group is focused on continually enhancing value for clients across the deal and economic cycle. Our teams comprise of specialists capable of helping clients right through from conceptual thinking of buying a business to turning their business around in times of difficulty.

Job DescriptionRoles and Responsibilities

KPMG's Transactions and Restructuring (T&R) division brings together the Firm's Corporate Finance, Transaction Services and Restructuring businesses into a single practice. Our Transaction Services practice comprise of 350 people across the UK organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure. Within this structure the TS National Markets practice consists of a team of 100+ advising regional corporates, private equity houses and PLCs.

Transaction Services delivers a wide range of transaction related services to our clients. Our key services include providing M&A support from pre-deal evaluation to completion and from post-deal integration to separation. We help our clients to identify opportunities and risk in their acquisitions, disposals and JVs and assist with buy-outs and IPOs. Our business 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.

We have a need to recruit a Manager preferably with a recognised accounting qualification. Specific experience of financial due diligence and/or capital markets reporting will be highly regarded. Our engagements are a mix of short and long duration, client-site and office-based work in the UK and overseas. We are seeking outstanding individuals who will enhance a team committed to being the market leader by size and reputation.

Qualifications and Skills

You must have experience of the transaction cycle/ transaction services and supporting Mergers & Acquisitions.

Management appointments are made on the basis of demonstrated track record. Managers are expected to play a key role in the development of the business:

Business development: building, commercialising and sustaining relationships with client management team members for the benefit of the Firm as well as acting as an ambassador and role model for the Firm

Team work: being instrumental team members of engagements of medium size and complexity as well as structuring and leading workstreams on larger size engagements of greater complexity in ambiguous and rapidly changing environments

Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively

People development: identifying team member development needs and accelerating development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer

Practice development: taking responsibility for several processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business

Personal development: participating in the career and skills development infrastructure provided by the Firm and acting as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm

Experience and Background

The Individual

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

Strong academic background and ACA qualified or equivalent

Some experience of financial due diligence and/or capital markets reporting helpful but not mandatory

Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions

Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

Evidence of working successfully with top management teams

Strong personal impact with sophisticated interpersonal skills

Ability to lead and operate in high performing teams

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of The Employers' Forum on Disability we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

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