(Assistant) Manager - Deal Advisory - Global Strategy Group

Zurich (partial remote work possible)

By arrangement

100%

KPMG's international and multi-disciplinary strategy team will offer you challenging and exciting career opportunities within our core areas "Strategy in Deals" and "Strategy beyond Deals".
Zurich (partial remote work possible)

By arrangement

100%



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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

Strongly support the project lead or lead a project in a variety of different strategy projects within the core areas "Strategy in Deals" and "Strategy beyond Deals":
Strategy in Deals
  • Separation advisory: End-to-end vendor assistance from strategy setting, pre-signing due diligence, to post-closing separation support
  • Integration advisory: Advise along the entire integration journey from buy-side due diligence assistance to Day 1/ 100 integration execution support
  • Commercial due diligence: Conduct an analysis of the potential target's market environment and competitive position and their impact on the target's business plan
Strategy beyond Deals
  • Strategy stress test: Testing the viability and achievability of a strategy
  • Independent business plan valuation: Comprehensive and diligent business plan for financing seeking purposes
  • Growth strategy & market entry: Support in developing and operationalizing strategy to meet financial ambitions and create sustainable competitive advantage
Propositions offered in and beyond deal context
  • Value creation: Identifying and delivering EBITDA improvement and synergy opportunities
  • ESG services: Support in understanding sustainability fundamentals and the definition of a sustainability strategy. Complemented by ESG due diligence in the deal context
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  • Manage one or several junior consultants on a project and motivate the team to strive for its best performance
  • Manage client relationships with top management stakeholders in an international environment
  • Provide high-quality deliverables, respecting deadlines and monitoring budget costs while executing projects
  • Support our commercial activities by supporting or leading proposals and other business development activities
  • Actively contribute to further develop our sector expertise
  • Support our recruiting and knowledge management effort and contribute to the personal development of our consultants through coaching and mentoring

This is what makes you successful

  • Master's degree from a top-tier university with consistent outstanding academic record; Preferred disciplines are business, finance, natural sciences, economics, IT or industrial engineering
  • 4-5 years professional experience in business development, strategy consulting or M&A
  • Demonstrated project experience at a key proposition of KPMG's Global Strategy Group
  • Strong analytical and (quantitative) problem-solving skills with a high degree of mental flexibility, being able to manage different operational, financial and strategic topics
  • Specific sector experience in chemical, consumer goods or diversified industrials is preferred
  • Sense of responsibility and high degree of professionalism to provide above-average performance and high-quality work even in challenging situations and under tight deadlines
  • Intellectual curiosity and resourcefulness, paired with a willingness to take (calculated) risks and which does not fear "speaking truth to power"
  • Team-player who embraces challenges in an ever-changing environment and takes initiatives
  • Fluency in English, other languages are an advantage (especially German, French, Italian), willingness to travel

My personal "dare to" moment: Timo Knak

Your advantages at KPMG

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From digital learning to external programs, personal development comes in many shapes and forms at KPMG. Share our passion for learning and cultivate future and digital skills that will last a lifetime. Even better: benefit from our contribution to the cost of qualifying in your field.

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As part of KPMG, you join other highly qualified and motivated professionals in an inspiring entrepreneurial environment. A clear mindset and strong opinions are not only encouraged at KPMG, but expected. When it comes to ideas, quality beats hierarchy.

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KPMG thrives – and depends – on agility and change. Help shape the next generation of business with your open mindset and entrepreneurial spirit. We constantly create room for your ideas to unfold.

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KPMG career paths are as diverse as our people. Thrive in our culture of collaboration, mentoring and mobility opportunities. As your interests and skills evolve, personal development talks guide you to the next level.

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You expect fair compensation and certified equal pay. At KPMG, that’s what you get. Our inclusive culture makes space for unconventional ideas and new ways of working. New mothers and fathers benefit from our generous packages.

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Local office training, daily exchange with experts and exam support from people who've been there - little extras make a big difference in kick-starting your career at KPMG.

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Value variety in your working day and thrive at KPMG. Our multidisciplinary teams collaborate to deliver real results - across borders, sectors and service lines.

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Ancillary benefits may apply to certain positions (e.g. fixed-contract positions).

Your salary in this position will be in line with industry standards and will depend on your professional experience and education. During the recruitment process we will negotiate your salary with you according to our guidelines. Any salary ranges published on external platforms for this position have not been agreed with KPMG and do not apply.

KPMG as an employer

Your future team

The GSG team in Switzerland offers services along the three core areas "Strategy in Deals", "Strategy beyond Deals", and "Life Sciences Strategy" and works with companies across sectors of the Swiss economy, ranging from large multinational corporations (incl. SMI listed companies), to mid-sized enterprises and start-ups.

At KPMG, the possibilities are as manifold as the people who work here. This is why the employees of our international network can count on receiving continuous training in a value-based corporate culture. KPMG is a great advocate for career development, while always keeping in mind the person's individual needs and potential.

About KPMG

KPMG is known for providing clear and consistent solutions in the areas of auditing and advisory services. The broad palette of services across many subject matters and industries allows the provision of multidisciplinary services from a single source for our clients on the one hand and diverse careers and development options for our employees on the other hand. Our dealings are fair and frank and we strive to always look at the results of our work through the eyes of our clients. At KPMG, we are aware that if we add value for our clients, we also do the same for ourselves.

Contact

Monique Schumaker

Human Resources
+41 58 249 79 37 Monique Schumaker
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.