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Assistant Manager - Transactional Services - Infrastructure

Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143860BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Transactional Services - Infrastructure
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineTransaction Services
Service Line InformationOur Transactions Services 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.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionThe Team

Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 350 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and 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.

Within this structure, the Transaction Services Team comprises c.90 professionals advising corporates across various sectors, including Consumer and Retails, Energy and Natural Resources, Infrastructure, Transport and Real Estate, Telecoms Communication and Media. We are working predominantly on financial due diligence projects across buy side, sell side, IPOs and refinancing projects.

Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory, including Corporate Finance and Strategy as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.

We have an immediate need for an associate (assistant manager/D grade) to join our TS Infrastructure team, to support the growth of our TS Infrastructure business. We are seeking to fill this position on a permanent basis but will also consider applications from individuals wishing to undertake a secondment. Specific experience of financial due diligence will be highly regarded but is not essential. We welcome applications from exceptional staff who have the aptitude and drive to develop the required transaction services skills. Individuals must have a recognised financial qualification such as ACA.



The Role

- Team work: individuals will be key team members on larger, complex assignments as well as smaller transactions in which individuals will work closely with senior members and manage/assist more junior team members.
- Building relationships: individuals will be required to assist senior team members in building and sustaining relationships with clients and members of client pursuit teams for the benefit of the Firm.
- Developing people: individuals will need to demonstrate the ability to give clear directions as well as positive and constructive feedback. They will coach less experienced staff and actively assist in the development of others. They will also be expected to prepare and present training sessions for new joiners and less experienced members of the team.
- Delivering quality service and time management: Individuals will need to assist in the delivery of high quality service. They will need to be able to manage their own time, plan and organise work tasks, monitor progress and meet deadlines. Individuals will be expected to upward manage senior members on the team to ensure timely reviews take place to enable timely completion of deliverables. They will be proficient at managing multiple priorities.
- Risk management: individuals will be required to assist in the identification of and management of risks and ensure the Firm's frameworks are implemented.


The Person

- To succeed in this demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
- Strong academic background with financial qualifications such as ACA.
- Experience of financial due diligence will be highly regarded but is not essential. We will consider candidates with other skills and the aptitude to learn.
- Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
- Excellent written and oral communication.
- Strong personal impact.
- Ability to perform consistently at a high level under pressure

Our Deal

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