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When you join KPMG you'll be one of over 227,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 146 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. The opportunity:
KPMG's Deal Advisory Services group seeking professionals at the Associate level to join our growing Edmonton practice. We offer independent financial advisory, valuation and investment banking services to private and public companies. Through KPMG Corporate Finance Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of KPMG LLP and the OSC regulated limited market dealer through which KPMG LLP's investment banking services are provided in Canada, KPMG's corporate finance services include acquisition, divestiture advisory, financing services including raising debt and equity capital, valuation/pricing analysis and due diligence support. The successful candidate will participate in a wide range of Corporate Finance assignments involving local, national and international clients of the firm. 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 process.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
- Conduct financial analysis and valuation/pricing analysis (including development of complex financial models) of companies in a variety of industries.
- Assist in identification of potential acquisition targets, purchasers and/or investors, as applicable.
- Assist with preparation of distribution of Investment Profiles and other key documents.
- Communicate directly with clients, other advisors, and adversaries.
- Assist with proactive business development and deal initiation activities.
- Provide analytical and market research information (i.e. public company pricing multiples, industry research, etc.).
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 the role
A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strength in the following key areas:
- Successful completion of the CA/CPA examination process, or similar qualifications (e.g. MBA, CFA, LLB).
- Excellent analytical, critical thinking, writing and verbal communication skills.
- Attention to detail and organizational skills.
- Interest in learning about and working with valuation concepts and techniques, such as discounted cash flow, earnings multiples, comparable research, WACC and CAPM, and enrolling in the CBV program.
- Proficiency in working with Excel, PowerPoint and MS-Word and ability to learn to work with new applications.
- Highly motivated, achievement-oriented, committed, self-starter and ability to prioritize work/cope with changing priorities while working independently and with a team.
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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 in the course of their duties.
As this role requires occasional or consistent attendance at a KPMG office, 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.
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