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Associate Director - Deal Analytics

Date: Jun 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138715BR
Job TitleAssociate Director - Deal Analytics
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineDeal Advisory Central
Service Line Information

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
An exciting opportunity to become part of a new team within Deal Advisory using and developing a combination of data analytics and financial due diligence
KPMG’s Advisory Services Practice focuses on fundamental business issues managing risk, increasing revenues, controlling costs that organisations, across various industries, should address in order to help them flourish. We help companies to identify and manage risks inherent in business processes and technology systems that support business objectives, and provide them with the information needed to help them meet their strategic and financial goals.
The Deal Analytics team work with big data tools to interrogate large volumes of financial data in order to provide insights into profitability and other financial metrics during a transaction. They are also developing additional toolsets to help clients understand their business both during and post deal.
Associate Director level appointments are made on the basis of demonstrated track record. Associate Directors are expected to play a key role in the development of all aspects of the practice.

The Role

Team management of the Deal Analytics capability and oversee day to day operations, including offshore teams

Product development, including synergies across KPMG

Business Develop and client pitches

Business development: building, commercialising and sustaining relationships with top management team members for the benefit of the Firm. Developing propositions.

Responsible for training new team members

Contact for European Centre of excellence

Promote and responsible for ‘specialist projects’, including developing new solutions for roll out to clients

Oversee work with financial due diligence teams to provide deep business analytics and integrate findings into product deliverables

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

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

Performance management: being responsible for coaching and performance managers of a number of junior staff in the department.

The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

Strong academic background and ACA qualified or equivalent highly desired


Significant experience in strategy consulting , financial analysis, mergers & acquisitions, transaction services, advisory, public accounting,
or financial audit

Strong personal impact and self-awareness

Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

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

Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients

The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams

Superior analytical skills using financial modelling, research, and accounting analysis, proficiency with financial research tools

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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 Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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