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Manager, Transaction Services - London regions

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID138381BR
Job TitleManager, Transaction Services - London regions
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 DescriptionJob Summary:

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.

Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory 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 additional Manager within our London Regions team based in the Canada Square office, to support the growth of our regions TS business. The nature of our regions business means that staff work on a wide range of deal types and sectors, including Consumer, Technology and Automotive, with a Private Equity presence in a significant number of transactions. Our people are also expected to be flexible and to work across the regional practice from time to time according to the needs of the business.

Key roles and responsibility:

- Managers need to have a demonstrated track record of delivering the highest quality work. They are also expected to play a wide ranging role across the business including:
o Business development
o Coaching/technical team training and Performance Management
o Risk management.
- Drive the required structure of analysis, findings and client advice, including high quality client deliverables
- Think about the value creation and opportunities for KPMG to increase the breadth of services offered to clients.
- Understand and articulate business strategies and have an informed view on the target.
- Take responsibility for the robustness of financial analysis performed by the team and ensure it stands up to challenge.
- Provide advice and insight directly to clients and demonstrate technical expertise.
- Own the project budget and proactively manage cost updates and overruns. Costs should be discussed regularly with partners and presented to the client in a commercial manner.
- Project management of financial due diligence and reporting accountant assignments, managing multiple priorities for a variety of stakeholders.
- Ensuring the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively.
- Identify team member development needs and accelerate development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer.
- Act as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

To succeed in this varied and demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
- Strong academic and numerate background supported by a financial or accounting qualification.
- Extensive experience of managing advisory or transaction related engagements with significant exposure to financial due diligence
- Experience of managing full VDD, VA, buy and sell side transactions across a broad range of sectors
- 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 client base in London region is particularly diverse, including Enterprise, corporate and PE clients of different sizes, and as a result there is a particular requirement that project leaders at AD level are able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of client management.
- The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams

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

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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