Associates to KPMG Deal Advisory, Transaction Services

Are you looking for a career within M&A working with prominent private equity and corporate clients in a collaborative and high-performing international company? The Transaction Services team at KPMG is looking to recruit Associates to the Stockholm office.

KPMG Deal Advisory is a leading provider of M&A services in Sweden and globally. Globally, KPMG Deal Advisory employs over 7,400 transactions specialists in more than 160 offices in 82 countries around the world. Our services cover mergers and acquisitions, strategic advice and due diligence, valuation services, capital markets advice and restructuring. As the leading Deal Advisory business in Sweden we have advised on a number of the largest transactions within the Swedish and Nordic market place with large corporates, private equity and government clients.

You will, together with your team, participate in buy- and sell-side transactions, providing financial, commercial and operational due diligence (“DD”). As an Associate with KPMG Deal Advisory you will work across the following three areas, to ultimately become more specialized.

Financial DDAnalysis of target company data to find key drivers behind the historical financial performance, challenging assumptions about future performance, understanding the cash flow cycle and finding potential liabilities and risks which could impact valuation and negotiation of the target company.

Commercial DDAnalysis of the target company’s market environment and competitive position. Identifying potential market risks as well as unrealized growth potential. Challenging business plan assumptions from a market perspective.

Operational DDFocus on operating cost and capital expenditure, analyzing the historical and current operating performance of the target company as well as identifying potential operating bottlenecks or synergies that might be achieved as a result of the considered transaction.

Who we are looking for?
You are an ambitious and curious individual looking for a career where you can continue to develop while gaining a fundamental understanding of different industries. Beside your degree and academic record, you have probably demonstrated your drive through extra extracurricular activities such as previous work experience or engagements in student organizations.

As the work includes both analysis and contact with clients and other advisors, you have a business mindset, an analytical way of thinking and the ability to build good relationships. As a central part of the daily work as an Associate comprise data analysis and presenting findings, you are comfortable working with Excel and PowerPoint. Fluency in English and Swedish is a requirement, additional languages are an advantage.

If you are eager to start your career at an international firm, offering a steep learning curve and personal development and at the same time to learn all about transactions, KPMG Transaction Services is the place for you.

What do we offer?
Our clients comprise both private equity firms and corporates across a variety of sectors. You will work closely with senior consultants, participating in analysis as well as preparing data, presentations and pitches. You will have the opportunity to try all work streams and later in your career specialize depending on your interest and personal career plan.

While we work in a high pace environment KPMG maintains an open, cooperative and collegial atmosphere and we will give you the opportunity to grow personally and professionally in a dynamic environment. Our projects are built on cooperation and teamwork and you will find yourself working together with other high-performing, passionate and dedicated people. Furthermore, you will get a mentor and a dedicated Performance Manager supporting you in your career.

Join us
The position will be based in our new office in the city center of Stockholm, starting January 2019 or August 2019. Please attach CV, cover letter and university grade transcripts. Note that incomplete applications will not be considered. Apply online at kpmg.se/careers as soon as possible, but at latest 7th of October. For further questions regarding the role please contact recruiter Fanny Hemstrand Källströmer: fanny.hemstrand-kallstromer@kpmg.se.

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