Associate-Deal Advisory
KPMG LLP
Winnipeg, MB
KPMG’s Deal Advisory Services group is seeking professionals at the Associate level to join our growing Winnipeg 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.

KPMG Professionals Are...
Individuals who take deep personal accountability for their work, have a passion for excellence, driven to achieve their full potential and understand the value of building relationships with clients, future clients, their communities, the global firm and each other. A KPMG professional should have all the following characteristics:

Strong work ethic
Thrive on challenges
Dedicated to providing outstanding client service.

Position Summary
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.

Role and Responsibilities

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.

Skills & Qualifications
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.
Problem-solving.
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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