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Manager - Corporate Finance - Consumer Goods & Retail

Date: Nov 22, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139808BR
Job TitleManager - Corporate Finance - Consumer Goods & Retail
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineCorporate Finance
Service Line InformationYou can help clients through acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, buy-outs, major projects, initial public offerings (IPOs), real estate deals, debt structuring and issuance, and complex re-financings, distressed M&A and with business and company valuations and fairness opinions.

Globally, KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our global footprint and negotiation prowess, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals. Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.

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 Description The M&A consumer sector team is seeking an experienced corporate financier to support its advisory efforts in the sector. The team is exceptionally active and is currently advising a range of clients on high profile transactions across various consumer sectors including food and drink, retail and travel.

Responsibilities:

- Actively managing client relationships, taking responsibility for the day to day project management and delivery of M&A transactions. This will include assuming responsibility for managing all phases of the transaction cycle and deal execution, reporting directly to senior team members
- Leading and managing the delivery of marketing documentation including pitch materials and client proposals
- Directing and managing junior colleagues, analysts and support staff on M&A transactions
- Coaching and contributing to the development of junior team members
- Proactively assisting business development efforts including pitching for new work
- Building & maintaining client relationships across corporates, private equity firms and private businesses

The Individual

Attributes, Qualifications & Skills :

- A strong interest in the consumer sector
- ACA/ACCA or CFA qualified or equivalent - preferred but not essential
- Commitment to high quality standards & a detail oriented approach Personal drive and integrity to deliver results within tight deadlines
- Personable team player with the ability to create confidence and trust with colleagues and clients alike

Knowledge/experience:

- Must have at least 5 years of relevant M&A and deal management experience in an investment bank, ‘big 6’, private equity, M&A Boutique or corporate business development role
- Prior M&A experience within the consumer sector preferable
- Significant transactional experience with a demonstrable track record of deal execution across all phases of the transaction cycle from origination to completion including:
- Preparing high quality pitch materials and proposals including sector mapping, market analysis and target client positioning,
- Drafting transaction documentation, including: valuation analysis, potential buyer research, information memoranda and management presentations
- Financial modelling including LBO & DCF analysis
- Managing the due diligence process including co-ordinating all stakeholders and other advisors including, for example, legal and tax

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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