Business Advisory Manager - Compliance Accounting

Private Enterprise – DDX /
Permanent Full-Time /
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You will be joining our Private Enterprise - Delivery & Data Excellence (DDX) team, who are experts in their fields, specializing in technical accounting, processes, and efficiencies. The Delivery & Data Excellence team works to improve the value and impact of compliance work through standardizing technology and exploring data analytics and new technology. 
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:

    • We're looking for a Manager to join our Private Enterprise team in Wellington. You'll have the opportunity to utilize new technology and processes to deliver and review accurate and timely enterprise technical services of varying levels of complexity to the business. 
    • You'll work with clients on adapting new ways of working and provide holistic end to end solutions and utilize advanced analytics techniques to further enhance optimization by providing deeper insights into an organization's operations.

Day to Day you will:

    • Oversee and undertake the preparation of a wide range of financial requirements of varying complexity
    • Formulate solutions to client problems and issues
    • Contribute to our high-performance team culture with an innovative approach to the delivery of our technical accounting work
    • Manage and monitor the commercial aspects of an engagement to achieve desired levels of quality and profitability, including expected utilization and productivity targets
    • Deliver quality technical compliance work, and support the development of others within the team in the delivery of this work
    • Provide coaching and mentoring to the team and identify any development or training needs
    • Actively support building a high performing team culture including staff performance management
    • Recognize business development opportunities and be able to build key business relationships

What you'll bring to our team:

    • 5+ years of relevant professional experience
    • CA ANZ or CPA membership or relevant overseas professional body
    • Significant and varied experience as a Chartered Accountant, including Accounting, Tax and International Tax
    • Demonstrated high-level technical skills and knowledge over a period of time
    • You will have a strong background in building and maintaining client relationships
    • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of relevant financial and business information
    • Competent user of MS Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint and accounting systems
    • Experienced in the development and performance management of team members
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Strong organizational/time management skills
    • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
    • Professional approach to work and strong client focus
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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