Deal Advisory, Corporate Finance - Merger & Acquisitions, Graduate Associate 2023

Function(s):  Advisory
Work Type:  Permanent
Job Categories:  Graduate Associates
Start Date for Applications:  27-Nov-2022
Closing Date for Applications: 

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

KPMG in Singapore is part of a global network of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 145 countries and territories and in FY21 had more than 236,000 people working in member firms around the world. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. KPMG International Limited is a private English company limited by guarantee. KPMG International Limited and its related entities do not provide services to clients.

Job Description

KPMG’s Corporate Finance group assists companies and their shareholders throughout the entire business and investment lifecycle ranging from raising growth funding, entering new geographical markets, diversifying into different business lines, returning to core activities or searching for fresh business opportunities until the exit of an investment. We assists our clients in the effective management and successful completion of transactions and our services include mergers & acquisitions, capital raisings, Independent Financial Advisory Opinions,

 

The role involves:

  • Working on sell-side, buy-side and capital raising deals in all stages of execution. You will be actively involved in execution of M&A deals with a Southeast Asian angle, being either for Southeast Asian clients or for global clients with interest in Southeast Asia (SMEs, larger corporates, MNCs and private equity funds).
  • Providing Independent Financial Advisory Opinions in line with regulatory requirements in Singapore.
  • Producing and analysing financial models and assessing commercial data and assumptions which underlie financial forecasts.
  • Supporting business development initiatives, including the preparation of proposals, market research, industry & company profiles.
  • Building and maintaining client relationships before, during and after engagements.
  • Working closely with Partners and Managers on client management and business development activities.

 

 

The ideal candidate should have:

  • Excellent academic background preferably with a professional qualification in finance/accounting/CFA/FRM.
  • Good understanding of corporate finance
  • Possess strong quantitative skills with the ability to understand financial statements and build three statement financial models in Excel
  • Strong interest in mergers and acquisitions - buy, sell, cross border acquisitions
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving and presentation/report writing skills, combined with a good understanding of business dynamics and commercial value drivers
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently.
  • Strong capability to manage multiple projects.
  • High proficiency in both verbal and written English is essential. Chinese or other Southeast Asian language skills are an added advantage.
  • Prior relevant experience in corporate finance (M&A)  is a plus.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by KPMG Talent Acquisition team, personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

At KPMG in Singapore we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe that diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, gender identity or expression, colour, marital status, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or other non-merit factors. We celebrate the different talents that our people bring and support every staff member in their journey to achieve personal and professional growth. One of the ways we do this is through Take Charge: Flexi-work, our flexible working framework which enables agile and innovative teams to help deliver our business goals.