Assistant Manager - FS Transaction Services

Zurich

By arrangement

100%

You and your team advise our international clients in strategic merger and acquisition projects. From day one, delivering our due diligence services requires you to take full ownership of fast-paced, intellectually challenging work. In turn, we teach you how to comprehensively analyze a business and present your findings to key decision makers.
Zurich

By arrangement

100%



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Responsibilities & Profile

Your contribution to KPMG

  • Collaborate with and lead colleagues from different service lines to deliver critical insights for strategic investment decisions to our clients
  • Obtain, compile and analyze financial, commercial and operational data of target companies for key deal metrics such as sustainable revenues and earnings, adjusted net assets and future cash flows
  • Present quantitative analysis in a concise manner, accompanied by qualitative commentary in a polished client report
  • Lead and coach junior team members through due diligence projects and provide them with development opportunities and meaningful feedback
  • Take on the lead of a work stream or entire smaller projects, and cooperate with internal stakeholders (tax, legal and other consultants) and the client working on the same deal
  • Complete your fully-funded, further education by becoming a certified accounting or finance professional

This is what makes you successful

  • Degree level education in Business Administration, Banking and Finance, or Economics (ideally with specialization in accounting or corporate finance)
  • Ideally you have completed or you are close to completion of your accounting degree
  • About 3-4 years of professional experience in Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Business Development, Financial Audit, or Controlling ideally in Financial Services industry
  • Adequate accounting and corporate finance knowledge, excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Fluent in English, German or French is a plus
  • You surprise us with exceptional achievement in business, private endeavors and/or academics
  • Intelligent, diligent and resilient team player with diverse skill-set

My personal "dare to" moment: Philipp Rickert

Your advantages at KPMG

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Responsibility from day one. That’s how we empower tomorrow’s business leaders at KPMG. You value your independence – and so do we. We cultivate an environment where you can unfold your potential.

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Your personal skillset

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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Inspired to innovate

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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New ventures

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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Choose your path

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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Connections that count

With our culture of collaboration, you'll automatically develop valuable and lasting links to colleagues and clients. Strengthen crucial connections further at in-house and external networking and social events.

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Career lift-off

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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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

KPMG's Deal Advisory Financial Services team are the ultimate M&A experts in the financial services industry in Switzerland. From entire company groups to individual departments or portfolios, we will see your M&A project through from start to finish. We act as lead advisor, from the definition of investment or sales strategies to valuations, due diligence and chairing negotiations, all the way to integration or separation. Our team is also well-versed in market exits, wind-downs and liquidations. Whatever the M&A scenario, we'll help carry out the transaction as efficiently and effectively as possible.

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

Christos Makridis

Human Resources
+41 58 249 26 30 Christos Makridis
To apply for this vacancy, please provide your cover letter, CV and all relevant certificates. We look forward to receiving your application.