Business Advisory Manager - Private Enterprise

Private Enterprise – Enterprise Advisory /
Permanent Full-Time /
When your career starts at KPMG, you are joining one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firm. Through depth of expertise, clarity of insight and strength of purpose we help our clients solve complex challenges, steer change, strengthen, transition and grow. We are looking for talented people who share our purpose of inspiring confidence and empowering change for our clients, our people and our communities. Find your path here!

At KPMG, we care about your career progression and recognize your hard work. This is a fantastic opportunity for you to build on your existing experience. 

The Opportunity:

    • Our Enterprise team are seeking an experienced Accounting Manager who enjoys understanding the complexities of privately owned businesses, problem solving and a willingness to think through different perspectives.
    • Help clients implement a variety of improvements to manage their business.
    • Oversee and undertake the preparation of a wide range of financial requirements of varying complexity

Day to Day you will:

    • Build client relationships and attend client meetings to discuss business issues and solutions 
    • Independently analyze and contribute to the resolution of complex accounting and tax issues that result in client satisfaction
    • Have the willingness to undertake business development activities, an ability to identify opportunities and build on internal and external networks
    • Coach, develop and support other team members.

What you'll bring to the team:

    • A CA qualification or equivalent with at least 5 years’ proven experience in a public accountancy firm or corporate financial reporting environment
    • Strong background in building and maintaining client relationships
    • Passionate about being at the spearhead of change and guiding SME’s leaders for success
    • Experienced in development and performance management of team members
    • Enjoy working in a collaborative and innovative environment. 
Life at KPMG

KPMG values diversity in the workforce and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply for roles, including individuals with a disability, additional mental health needs, chronic health conditions or who identify as neurodivergent. 

For disabled and neurodiverse candidates, if you encounter accessibility barriers or if you have access needs and require support to participate equitably in the recruitment process, please phone Georgia Yenge on 04 816 4598 or email

We offer rewarding careers to talented individuals and a holistic range of benefits to support your life balance, whatever your circumstance. We want you to do Work That Matters, Thrive and Grow and know that you Belong here with us, at KPMG. 

As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
—  Access to the firm's annual incentive scheme
—  Opportunities for local and international secondments
—  Hybrid working across a mix of office, client and home hubs to recognise that people have individual circumstances and preferences when it comes to where and how they work
— The ability to work from overseas and extend time connecting with friends and family outside New Zealand
—  Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave
—  Gender-neutral support for all stages of the parental journey, including access to 18 weeks of fully paid parental leave for all new parents
—   A paid professional association membership of your choice
—   Digital accreditations through our partnership with Microsoft, LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees
—   A wide-range of special offers and discounts on insurances, banking services, and lifestyle goods and services
—   The support, allyship and opportunity to join our many Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Affinity networks, including the Kiwa, Pride, Ethnicity, Accessibility and Wahine groups
—  The opportunity to participate in Green Team activities, as we work toward reducing the firm’s environmental footprint and become carbon zero by 2030
—  An invitation to join your local Social club and enjoy events aimed at bringing people together for social, sporting, cultural, family and fundraising activities
—  Paid time off for volunteering and involvement in citizenship activities
—  An array of health and wellness benefits such as free flu vaccinations, subsidised sporting events, free confidential counselling services, additional 5 days of Wellbeing leave to support you and your family's overall health and wellness, access to our Wellbeing portal with an extensive range of advice and resources and much much more!
We believe that diversity of background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, clients and communities. Our goal is to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability. Further info can be found on our website.
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