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Manager, Deal Advisory, Strategy & Operations (Financial Services, Operational Excellence)

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Closing date
Dec 2, 2023

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
KPMG China provides multidisciplinary services from audit and tax to advisory, with a strong focus on serving our clients' needs and their industries. Not only do we have an overriding commitment to provide the highest quality services for our clients, but we also strive to become a responsible corporate citizen that has a positive impact on our environment and community. At KPMG, you'll translate insights into action and reveal opportunities for all-our teams, our clients and our world.

Service Line Overview

We support organizations and executive teams in defining their ambition and developing innovative strategies that embed the agility, customer-centricity and operational excellence needed to thrive in dynamic markets. We draw on KPMG's deep functional expertise to work shoulder to shoulder with our clients through implementation and deliver targeted results by accelerating momentum, locking down value and de-risking both decisions and actions. We bring strategic thinking and the hands-on skillsets to deliver on transformation. We call this 'Innovation to Results'.
  • Growth strategy: identifying and implementing a prioritized set of growth platforms that will enable clients to achieve their growth ambitions
  • Operating strategy & cost: challenging strategic decisions and align their operating model to their business strategy and financial targets
  • Digital strategy: consider the new opportunities created by emerging technologies, and evaluate their readiness to adapt to change
  • ESG strategy: assists to set and achieve ESG goals, to embed ESG into an organization's DNA, and make ESG sustained competitive advantage for the organization
  • Enterprise-wide transformation: provides the overarching framework for multi-year strategic planning, capital allocation, portfolio and synergy assessments, scenario planning, corporate centre redesigns, and other modularized enterprise-wide services
KPMG is looking for a passionate and seasoned Management Consultant with experience in driving operational effectiveness and efficiency. KPMG's Strategy and Operations Practice turns strategy into practical business and commercial outcomes for our clients.

We work with top tier global and local organisations defining topics from 'Strategy-to-Results', including strategy, operations and cost optmisation.
  • Maximizing value to customers, shareowners, employees, and communities.
  • Developing an ability to "self-heal" by continuously improving structural problems both internal and external to the business.
  • Putting operational excellence in place to manage the business and rapidly make decisions, continuously adjusting business strategy and design to meet market conditions.
It is an exciting time to join us as our practice is expanding due to our unique propositions and strength of client relationships. We are seeking exceptional individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating solutions for clients. We are looking for strong candidates from consulting, operational excellence, and cost optimisation background. As a team, we are a group of bright individuals who are passionate about having fun both inside and outside of work.

Key Responsibilities
  • Generate hypotheses and drive the storyboarding process, architect and implement new operating models for clients
  • Support transformation projects, including project management, process review and design including implementation
  • Lead and/or support end-to-end process optimisation projects to advise clients on how to drive continuous improvement and cost optimisation
  • Understand how productivity impacts profitability; monitor productivity performance across the region and provide insights; commit to maximizing efficiency and productivity at all levels without compromising quality
  • Maintain an analytical mind-set to provide insight through enhanced reporting and analysis to identify opportunities and risks
  • Develop and undertake business requirement analysis and translating business and customer needs into best practice people, process, technology, and operation design requirements
  • Be a strong and effective team player
Experience & Background
  • Degree from a leading institution
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in any of the below:
  • Big 4 experience with a focus on operational excellence, business process improvement, cost optimisation or internal project / consulting team with relevant delivery experience
  • Project management and programme delivery experience of operational improvement projects (E.g. redesigning operating models, implementing the designs, operations management, cost transformation)
  • Candidates with less experience may be considered for a Senior Consultant position.
  • Lean Six Sigma or relevant certifications is an advantage
  • Experience working with Financial Services clients is desirable
  • Analytical mindset, intellectual curiosity, structured thinking, and creativity
  • Confidence, people skills, ambition and pragmatism
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and experience, with a motivation and strong sense of cares around client delivery
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English. Cantonese and/or Mandarin an asset
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 help them achieve their ESG goals. View Our Impact Plan to learn more about our ESG commitments and progress across four key pillars - Governance, People, Planet and Prosperity - and how we make a positive impact on our people, environment and society.

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.

You acknowledge and agree that all personal information hereby provided regarding yourself will be used by KPMG China for its candidate selection purposed only. KPMG China collects, uses, processes, and retains your personal information in accordance with KPMG China's Online Privacy Statement and/or KPMG China Privacy Statement (collectively " Privacy Statement"). During the recruitment process, KPMG China may need to store personal information of candidates in a designated third-party application tracking platform.

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