Associate – Corporate Finance Job at KPMG – in Calgary, AB
Working at KPMG allows you to gain valuable on-the-job experience while building your professional network and business acumen. Being part of the KPMG Global member firm of 155 countries and 174,000 professionals, you’ll be part of a high performing team and have access to ongoing professional development and mentorship at every level. You will work with national and global organizations, adding value and gaining valuable on-the-job experience. At KPMG, we’ll provide you with the support to drive your own career and discover the countless opportunities available.
Deal Advisory is one of the three practices within Advisory, consisting of: (i) mergers and acquisitions; (ii) debt and equity financing; (iii) restructuring; (iv) public and infrastructure finance; (v) valuations and fairness opinions; and (vi) transaction services.
Within Deal Advisory, KPMG Corporate Finance Inc. is the OSC regulated entity through which KPMG LLP’s investment banking services are provided in Canada. KPMG’s Corporate Finance services are principally comprised of merger, acquisition and divestiture advisory services and financing services including raising debt and equity capital. We offer independent financial advisory and investment banking services to both private and public companies. Acting independently of financing sources, we provide clients with pure, objective advice, focusing on strategies that can help meet corporate objectives. We have an extensive international network of over 2,600 corporate finance professionals working from 160 offices in 86 countries thus providing KPMG Corporate Finance with a broad local reach and established contacts.
We are seeking a professional at the Associate level to join our Calgary practice.
What you will do:
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
Participating in KPMG Corporate Finance’s engagements, including divestiture, acquisition, debt/equity financing and financial analysis mandates.
Conducting detailed financial analysis on historical and projected financial results.
Performing financial modeling in Excel.
Conducting market and industry research, benchmarking analysis, compiling data on companies that are similar to our clients and perform relative market value analysis.
Assisting in the development of pitch, confidential information memorandum and other Corporate Finance documentation.
Analyzing the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats specific to a client and its sector in order to assess the risks inherent to the company’s cash flows.
Participating in discussions and meetings with clients’ top management.
Developing relationships with current and future clients.
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.
What you bring to this role:
The successful candidate will have the following skills, behaviors and experience:
Undergraduate or master degree in Business with up to 5 years of relevant post-graduate experience in accounting, corporate finance, investment banking, commercial/corporate banking, corporate development, research, private equity, corporate development, or other similar corporate finance role.
Prior experience working on divestitures, mergers, acquisitions or financings in the middle market
CPA, MBA, CFA, and/or CBV viewed positively but not a prerequisite.
Sound understanding of the factors driving the value of a company.
Solid grounding in financial modeling is essential.
Highly conversant with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook).
Proficiency with S&P Capital IQ, and other related tools
Excellent critical, troubleshooting and analytical skills.
Excellent organizational skills and capacity to manage priorities.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment.
Strong communication and presentation skills including writing and verbal skills.
A team spirit and great interpersonal skills.
Must be willing to travel within and across Canada (very minimal travel required)
Our Values, The KPMG Way:
Integrity, we do what is right | Excellence, we never stop learning and improving | Courage, we think and act boldly | Together, we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better, we do what matters
KPMG is committed to the health and safety of our people, clients and communities. With this commitment in mind, KPMG complies with all public health mandates (provincially and/or federally, as applicable) and has implemented various safety measures, including a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. KPMG’s COVID 19 Vaccination Policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated if they wish to or are required to attend a KPMG office and/or other congregate settings in the course of their duties (such as client sites or third-party venues).
As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office and/or congregate setting, the successful candidate must be fully vaccinated (i.e. have received all doses that are recommended by Health Canada, including any boosters) and must provide KPMG with proof of vaccination. KPMG will provide reasonable accommodation if the successful candidate cannot be vaccinated due to grounds protected by human rights legislation in their province of employment.
KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice.
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About the Company
Company: KPMG –
Company Location: Calgary, AB