Analyst/Executive - Mergers & Acquisitions - Melbourne

KPMG Australia
Melbourne, Australia
Mar 16, 2018
Apr 16, 2018
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Immerse yourself in a high performance corporate finance/investment banking culture
  • We make a real difference to our clients through structuring and executing transactions to meet key business objectives
  • We value diversity - It’s what sets us apart
KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities.

KPMG’s M&A practice is one of the largest and most successful M&A businesses in Australia and globally, with an enviable list of completed transactions across a broad range of industries including mining, mining services, oil and gas services, technology, financial services, health & aged care, transport and logistics.

Our M&A practice prides itself on providing independent corporate advisory services across a range of transactions including; acquisitions, divestments, mergers, takeovers, capital raisings and equity capital markets. We are seeking an Analyst or Executive to join the team in Melbourne in response to an increasing demand for its offering in the market place.

Your new role

The role is ideally suited for an Analyst or Executive looking to take the next step in their career in an advisory environment working with a number of high profile clients across a range of industries. You will:
  • Work on a diverse range of corporate advisory and equity capital markets mandates; including buy side, sell side, capital raisings, and IPOs mandates.
  • Work with a broad range of clients ranging from publically listed companies, mid-large private companies and private equity (PE) groups.
  • Collaborate with the broader KPMG network to execute on client engagements.
  • Utilise research and analytical skills to identify and articulate client needs, issues, key risks to provide client management teams with clear recommendations
  • Prepare pricing materials, including but not limited to detailed financial models and completion of financial analysis.
  • Assist with the preparation of key transaction documentation including teaser documents, information memorandums and company presentations.
  • Support the day-to-day responsibility of execution on transactions, including interaction with clients, accountants, financiers and legal advisers.
  • Identify, investigate and pursue business development opportunities to generate future revenue for the team.
You bring to the role

As an M&A corporate finance professional you will possess the following skills and characteristics:
  • Hold tertiary qualifications in Commerce (or similar).
  • Demonstrate a strong academic record and ability to commence/continue relevant post graduate studies (CFA, CA, Masters in Finance).
  • An appetite, enthusiasm and passion for M&A, underpinned with a strong work ethic and a strong motivation to achieve best outcomes for clients, KPMG and yourself.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Be a driven, self-starter with strong entrepreneurial mindset with passion for a career in corporate finance.
  • Exhibit a strong team ethic, positive attitude, attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong technical and time management skills and the ability to deliver exceptional client service while managing competing demands and strict deadlines.
  • A successful track record in a similar role in either a Professional Services, Private Equity or Investment Banking firm will be well regarded.
What we offer you

KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services networks. It comprises over 155,000 people in member firms in more than 155 countries. We bring our clients the best minds and the deepest industry experiences from across the KPMG network of firms. We provide a culture of learning and support in which professionals can flourish and discover their true potential. In Australia, and globally, KPMG is recognized as an employer of choice, including receiving the Employer of Choice for Women citation from the Australian Government’s EOWA, and ranking fourth in the Australian Workplace Equality Index.

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

Go Beyond Your Potential. Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online.

Advertised: 09 Mar 2018 AUS Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: 06 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time