Senior Consultant - CFO Advisory

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Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Sydney
Division: Audit, Assurance & Risk Consulting

  • KPMG Australia is looking for a Senior Consultant who is ready to grow and broaden their career
  • Take advantage of professional development and career-building opportunities with diverse client exposure
  • Choose the way you want to work by embracing our flexible work arrangements and refreshed parental leave policy which sets the benchmark for Australia’s largest employers

KPMG is one of the most trusted and respected global professional services firms. 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.

You will have the opportunity to work with iconic clients to solve complex technical problems within a commercial and dynamic environment. You will develop and implement practical advice and recommendations for range of complex accounting, financial, commercial and regulatory challenges.  Our clients choose us for our specialist financial reporting advisory knowledge, collaborative approach and ability to engage on a range of interconnected services.

KPMG’s CFO Advisory practice combines deep industry knowledge. We partner with CFOs, finance teams and broader business teams to help them meet the challenges of a complex and evolving business environment. Leveraging our firm wide expertise, CFO Advisory offers services including: financial, regulatory and operational process and control assessments/(re)design and remediation, finance function establishment, integration, separation and review; performance monitoring; finance project, change management and resource support; transaction structuring and support; and accounting and regulatory standards interpretation and implementation advice.

This role is ideally suited to candidates seeking first move out of external audit/assurance and seeking an opportunity to enhance their skills with deep finance and commercial advisory experience. 

Your Opportunity

As an experienced Senior Consultant, your responsibilities will include: sharing your knowledge and experience to deliver real commercial insights and innovative solutions to our clients on a variety of engagements across the corporate, financial services and government sectors. You will build and manage consultative relationships with clients and peers, project manage the delivery of engagements and contribute to business growth initiatives. As one of the members of the Sydney CFO Advisory team and the wider national team, you will also foster a positive, collaborative and team focused environment. You will:

  • Support for the delivery of complex projects including project management, key client deliverables, drafting client reports and presentations, liaising with senior leadership and external advisors
  • Assistance with the implementation of robotic & automated financial reporting systems for our clients. This includes interpretation of the requirements, analysing and sourcing required data, ensuring the data is effectively governed and establishing processes and controls that will enable high quality reporting to be produced
  • Design and implementation of governance frameworks across our client’s end to end financial and regulatory processes that embeds clear accountability and ownership within their organisations
  • Analysis of risk and design of controls across complex business processes
  • Financial analysis, policy development and process improvements

How are you Extraordinary?

At KPMG, we believe diversity of thought, background and unique experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities.

To be considered for this opportunity, your qualifications, skills & experience could include: 

  • A passion for delivering innovative client solutions using your excellent communication and problem solving skills and experience in project management
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications including CA or equivalent (completed or currently undertaking) coupled with relevant experience in audit, advisory or assurance in Professional Services
  • A commercial and analytical mindset with a demonstrated ability to solve new and technically challenging problems, either independently or as part of a team
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to influence and present your ideas with impact to clients and other key stakeholders
  • Strong project management skills including experience working across multiple engagements

The KPMG Difference

At KPMG, we’re passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values diversity. We believe that everyone’s unique experiences enable us to deliver meaningful benefits for our people, our clients and communities. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, ages, religions, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, LGBTIQ+ people, those with a disability, women and people with a cultural or linguistically diverse background.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life.

KPMG has a decade-long, proud commitment to Indigenous Australia, as demonstrated by the achievement of an Elevate level Reconciliation Action Plan. KPMG is a foundation member and Principal Partner of Pride in Diversity started in Australia by ACON and the Diversity Council of Australia, and is recognised in the Australian Workplace Equality Index(AWEI) which evaluates LGBTIQ+ inclusiveness in the workplace. KPMG Australia has been consistently recognised as an Employer of Choice in the Australian Government’s Workplace Gender Equality Agency(WGEA) annual index.

Flexibility empowers wellbeing

Flexibility enables contribution to the community

Flexibility inspires technology & innovation

Flexibility supports family


Make KPMG the clear choice for your career and be Extraordinary!

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