Associate / Senior Associate - Transaction Services

Auckland /
Advisory – Deal Advisory /
Permanent Full-Time
/ Hybrid
KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network, one of the world’s leading professional services organisations. We provide audit, tax, and advisory services to individuals, SMEs, not-for-profit organisations, multi-nationals and government agencies. Our people experience is anchored in a clearly articulated purpose of ‘Fuelling New Zealand’s prosperity’ and our contribution to the shared wealth and lasting well-being for all New Zealanders

KPMG’s Deal Advisory practice is a significant supplier of financial advice, across its lines of business - Mergers & Acquisitions, Valuations, Infrastructure & Projects, Restructuring, Transaction Services and Debt Advisory Services. Our team combine commercial acumen with extensive knowledge of businesses and sectors to provide clients with a service which adds recognised value. Deal Advisory provides an exciting and collaborative environment to develop yourself as an investment professional.

The opportunity:

    • Our Transaction Services team has extensive experience in providing financial due diligence and related services to help clients assess, plan and manage acquisitions, mergers and divestments.
    • We want to hear from motivated and talented individuals, who are keen to develop their skills in a diverse range of industries.

Day to day you will:

    • Produce high quality and accurate analysis reports for client deliverables
    • Solve problems, identify core issues, investigate and formulate solutions to client issues
    • Be comfortable working at pace managing multiple projects at once whilst still maintaining a high attention to detail
    • Apply an awareness and understanding of the general business and economic environments in undertaking engagements
    • Exceed our clients expectations by delivering exceptional service
    • Assist the team in identifying and pursuing business opportunities in line with our strategy

What you will bring to our team:

    • Prior relevant professional experience with transactions or external audit
    • CA qualification or similar level finance/business related qualification
    • Excellent attention to detail with the ability to write impactful and well-considered reports.
    • A passion for achieving positive results and adding value for our clients
    • An ability to communicate solutions to complex issues in a simple, accessible way
    • An appetite to learn new skills in an innovative and supportive environment
    • A passion for developing solutions to strategic, commercial and financial issues across a range of sectors
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 range of benefits to help provide holistic support for your work life, whatever your circumstance. As a KPMG employee, we will offer you:
   Hybrid Working – a mix of working in the office and at home to enhance your work/life balance
   Flexible leave options, including the ability to purchase additional annual leave
   Access to ‘Whanau@KPMG’ – 18 weeks’ paid flexible leave for all new parents - primary and secondary carers
   Unlimited access to LinkedIn Learning, with bespoke learning pathways for all employees.
   Discounts on a range of lifestyle goods and services.
   Opportunity to join any of our Inclusion, Diversity and Equity networks as a participant and ally.
   Opportunity to join our Social club and enjoy activities such as cooking classes, painting, quiz nights and 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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