Senior Manager Transaction Services - Deal Advisory
KPMG International
Ottawa, ON, Canada
2d ago

Senior Manager Transaction Services - Deal Advisory

You've got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we're committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do.

When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries.

With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there's no limit to the impact you can make. Let's do this.

KPMG LLP is the Canadian member firm of KPMG and has offices in 33 locations across Canada. The firm u0027s more than 700 partners and 5,600 employees provide crucial services to many of the public and private business, not-for profit, and public-sector organizations in Canada.

In every economic environment, there are opportunities to create, enhance, and preserve value. Our Deal Advisory professionals help buyers, sellers, private equity investors, governments, and lenders in developing and executing on their value strategies.

By their nature, major transactions such as Merger & Acquisition (M&A) deals have more risk and reward than day-to-day business activity.

It is important for our clients to understand the risks and rewards as well as possible by taking advice from experienced advisers - people who have done it before and know what to look for.

We offer our clients start-to-finish support in the acquisition process, including input on strategy, early identification of risk areas, coordination and execution of due diligence investigations (financial and commercial) and input and advice on contract terms geared to reduce risks.

We also get involved in assisting our clients with a host of services surrounding closing the transaction and post-deal integration.

Our Deal Advisory team includes the following service lines : Transaction Services, Valuations, Corporate Finance, Restructuring & Turnaround, and Infrastructure Advisory.

Our clients are typically in this region are typically private corporates, private equity funds, as well as large public companies.

Our people are motivated self-starters with expertise in finance, valuation, tax, accounting and financial reporting. Our network is global.

Overview of Opportunity

KPMG u0027s Deal Advisory practice is continuing to grow and we are currently looking for professionals in our Ottawa office at the Senior Manager level.

What you will do

Working in multi-disciplinary teams, you will apply your professional and technical skills on a wide variety of transactions and at different stages of the transaction cycle.

As Senior Manager, Transaction Services, you will :

  • Co-coordinate financial due diligence and provide M&A transaction support and advisory services to our clients.
  • Interpret and analyze information memoranda, business plans, publicly available information on the target business
  • Review and analyze historical trading, quality of earnings, cash flow, working capital, net debt, capital expenditure, forecasts and underlying assumptions
  • Review the adequacy of financing structure including review of agreements and consideration of limits, terms and covenants
  • Evaluate potential synergies and post-merger integration considerations
  • Report potential key issues for our clients including identification of risk or price factors impacting investment decisions
  • Review sale and purchase agreements and financial model to reflect findings of the due diligence process
  • Develop, train and coach junior team members through challenging and meaningful opportunities
  • Deliver exceptional client service by maximizing results and driving high performance from people, while also fostering collaboration across businesses and borders
  • Influence clients, teams and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships as a representative of KPMG Deal Advisory
  • Understand key objectives for clients and KPMG, and align people to them to set appropriate priorities and direction
  • What you bring to the role

  • Must have a professional designation (CPA, CA); having begun the CBV or CFA is an asset.
  • Must be able to achieve government security clearance
  • 2+ years of transactional services experience and 4+ years of total experience of accounting and / or finance experience in a consulting and / or corporate environment including : Financial due diligence or M&A analysis and report writingIdentification of issues and factors impacting valuationsFinancial statement interpretation and analysis, including an understanding of the application of and compliance with GAAPReview on target projects and formulate deal rationale and strategy
  • Professional report writing and presentation skills to assist in preparing pitch documents e.g. proposals and presentations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management and manage engagement teams and client deliverables, applying your professional and technical skills on a wide variety of transactions.
  • Experience with project problem diagnosis, solution development, client communications, facilitation of decision making, documentation, managing client expectations and team leadership.
  • Corporate Development, financial modelling and analytics experience a big asset
  • Willingness and ability to travel internationally as required
  • Business fluency in other languages is desirable (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin)
  • Keys to your success

  • Highly motivated, committed, and flexible to cope with changing priorities and strict deadlines.
  • Ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced multi-tasking environment is essential.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to build a network and effective working relationships internally and externally
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job.

    Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.


    about where a career at KPMG can take you.

    Location Ottawa, ON ,Our Values, The KPMG Way

    We lead by example We work together We respect the individual

    We seek the facts and provide insight We are open and honest in our communication

    We are committed to our communities Above all, we act with integrity

    KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants' disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process.

    Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request.

    If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process , please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1).

    KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs.

    Category Financial Service Line ,Industry Not Applicable

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