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Senior Manager - Deal Advisory

Inclusion & Diversity - KPMG Australia 

Senior Manager - Deal Advisory

Are you interested in working on projects that will deliver real impact for the lives of New Zealanders and developing your skillset as a commercial advisor?

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.

The Opportunity

  • Our Wellington Deal Advisory team is looking for high performing candidates with approximately 8 years working experience in the private sector or a government agency. We are a team of diverse skillsets and backgrounds who enjoy working together on complex engagements for our commercial and government clients. Having a collaborative and supportive environment where we help our people to achieve personally and professionally is really important to us and we’re proud of our working culture. 

  • As a member of the team, you might be involved in:
  • Developing the strategic rationale and commercial and delivery model for a new investment
  • Supporting a public agency or private sector client to procure a large infrastructure project
  • Financial planning to support a transaction or Budget bid
  • Providing strategic advice to a private sector client in a disrupted industry
  • Assisting government with the implementation of a sector reform programme.

  • While our team has a commercial focus, we are especially interested in hearing from candidates with a government and policy background who have excellent analytical, writing and problem-solving skills.

    Some recent projects that the team has worked on include: 
  • Supporting a metro Council with the development of a Community Housing Provider structure for its council housing portfolio
  • Developing a capital investment framework for a capital-intensive government agency
  • Providing commercial and project financing advice relating to the provision of growth infrastructure
  • Divestment of ownership interest in a financial services business
  • Valuing large and medium sized New Zealand businesses
  • Undertaking due diligence on behalf of a major international client considering the acquisition of a New Zealand entity.

Day to day you will;

  • Contribute to the delivery of engagements as part of a high performing project team
  • Apply your skills to a range of strategic, commercial and investment decisions for public and private sector clients
  • Produce high quality advice in a clear and impactful way
  • Support the team in identifying and pursuing new business opportunities 

What you'll bring to the team:

  • Experience working in an analytical role in a policy, investment, economic or consulting environment
  • Dedication to supporting a collaborative and positive team culture
  • A passion for developing solutions to complex strategic, commercial and financial issues across a range of sectors
  • Understanding how the New Zealand public sector works, particularly in policy, financial management and/or business case development or a willingness to learn
  • Comfortable with both qualitative and quantitative analysis
  • Excellent report writing and verbal communication skills, including communicating solutions to complex issues in a simple and accessible way
  • Sensitive to client’s needs and an ability to build authentic relationships both internally and externally


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