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Associate Director, Transaction Services, South

Date: Apr 21, 2019

Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID139931BR
Job TitleAssociate Director, Transaction Services, South
CountryUnited Kingdom
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 OverviewJoining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Job Description
Within the overarching TS Group sits the TS Regions practice advising corporate’s, private equity houses and PLCs. Our team work 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 Associate Director to join our team in Reading, to support the growth of our regions TS business. Whilst the team have a particular focus on the Technology, Retail, PE and Healthcare sectors, by the nature of our regions business this role will have the opportunity work on a wide range of deal types and sectors. It may also be necessary to work across the regional practice according to the needs of the business.

Role and Responsibilities
- Structure and lead multiple large, complex work streams in ambiguous and rapidly changing environments Engagement management
- Build, commercialise and sustain relationships with leadership for the benefit of the Firm. Develop proposals, focussing on specific themes and/or clients
- Identify and manage risk, ensuring the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
- Identify development needs for individuals and accelerate improvement 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
- Monitor and deliver high quality service to clients, both internal and external
- Utilise extensive skills and experience to provide advice as a trusted adviser to our clients

Qualifications and Skills
- A recognised financial qualification ACA, or equivalent
- Excellent written and oral communication, as well as demonstrable presentation skills

Experience and Background
- Significant experience of financial due diligence and
- Extensive experience managing Advisory or Transaction related engagements
- Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Evidenced experience working successfully with top client management teams
- Ability to lead and operate in a high performing, multi-disciplinary team

Our DealAt KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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 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.

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 pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to 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 by viewing our Policy

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