Hong Kong - Manager, Deal Advisory, Strategy & Operations (Financial Services)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Nov 25, 2022
Dec 09, 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Service Line Overview

KPMG is building out its leading Financial Services Strategy & Operations Practice and is looking for a passionate and seasoned Manager with experience in this space.

As a franchise, KPMG work with major banks, insurers, and wealth & asset managers on strategic challenges faced by industry. We bring a multidisciplinary team, with expertise across strategy, operations, regulatory, digital & technology. It is an exciting time to join us as our practice is expanding due to our unique propositions and strength of client relationships.

Strategy & Operations practice is the tip of the sphere in orchestrating C-suite conversations. We bring structured analysis, combining that with rigorous external market perspective to engage and challenge our clients. Internally within KPMG, S&O is the practice that serve as the "glue", which connects the breadth of practical, implementable assets / solutions that KPMG have developed, and bring it to our clients for their benefits.

Key Responsibilities
  • Manager leads engagement team and be responsible for successful outcomes, including but not limited to:
    • Oversee issue-based/ hypotheses driven problem solving process
    • Manage team to conduct data/fact-based analysis (e.g. financial analysis of client, competitor, and industry data) to support problem solving and insights generation
    • Drive storyboarding process
    • Conduct financial modelling and business case creation
    • Carry out impact assessment and develop recommendations on business models & target operating models
  • Produce client ready deliverables that require limited review
  • Manager supports our Partner group in project delivery through accurate and high-quality case execution
  • Manager plays a critical role in managing and developing the capabilities of junior consulting staff
  • Manager supports business development activities, including thought leadership, and proposal development
  • Manager owns and develops client relationships, presenting to a wide range of audiences, and working day-to-day with clients and other stakeholders
  • Manager develops rapport and working relationships with clients and maintain them outside of engagements

Experience & Background
  • 6-8 years of relevant experience in any of the below:
    • Consulting experience with leading strategy houses
    • Big 4 experience with a focus on financial services strategy & operations consulting
    • Internal Consulting team within a bank, insurer, or wealth/asset management firm
  • Degree from a leading institution
  • Strong slide structuring and writing capabilities
  • Evidence of project management/workstream leadership
  • Research skills, including market & competitor analysis
  • Project experience in operating model-like projects
  • Analytical mindset, intellectual curiosity, structured thinking, and creativity
  • Strong and effective team player
  • Confidence, people skills, and pragmatism
  • Fluency in English is a must; Mandarin is a strong plus and Cantonese is a bonus.
About KPMG

At KPMG China, we are committed to being an equal opportunity employer, with zero tolerance for any form of discrimination against any persons. It is important for us to create an inclusive, diverse and agile workplace for our people to develop and thrive at both a personal and professional level.

We strive to make ESG (environmental, social and governance) a watermark running through our organisation; from empowering our people to become agents of positive change, to providing better solutions and services to our clients. To lead by example, we launched Our Impact Plan (OIP) which includes our ESG commitments and progress across four key pillars - Planet, People, Prosperity and Governance.

We encourage you to come as you are, and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply, and hope you unlock opportunities with us. Visit KPMG China website for more company information.

Please note that all information in this form has been voluntarily supplied and will be used by KPMG for selection purposed only.
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