KPMG Lower Gulf Limited

Manager-Deal Advisory

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates; Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
06 Jun 2024
Closes
06 Jul 2024
Ref
2142
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Job Description

Core Technical Skills:

  • Strong project management capabilities, ability to effectively multi-task and work with limited supervision to develop a well written report
  • Improving the focus of the report to meet client needs
  • Improving the quality of recommendations by focusing on key valuation and deal issues
  • Understands the dynamics of each transaction and manages each stage of an engagement, seeking input from the partner or director as required
  • Seeks to understand and articulate transaction rationale and implications on KPMG project team tasks and deliverables by facilitating start up meetings and team briefings and other team interactions
  • Ensures kick off meetings and debriefs with directors and partners are taking place
  • Evaluates and prioritizes transaction issues and risks arising from the project team’s analysis, and formulates solutions and deal recommendations for the client
  • Reviews forecast and projected financial results and comments on the assumptions and sensitivities, and their implications for the financial model and the transaction
  • Monitors and evaluates a complex project regularly to check how they are proceeding against deadlines and budget
  • Identify and agree with respective Performance Managers preferred product and industry specialization based on personal interest and department requirements
  • Prioritizes issues by using clear project management principles and is capable to judge the extent of required involvement of AD/Director/Partner and requests such involvement on a timely basis
  • Manages client expectations over level and speed of service
  • Involves the other KPMG functions when necessary
  • Monitor delays/scope extensions on the job and identify and discuss possibilities for cost overruns with Partners/Directors
  • Ensure prompt billings and collection on jobs (debtors and WIP)
  • Sets and agrees objectives with each team member prior to the project kickoff and ongoing timely feedback
  • Ensure that risk documentation are completed online for all jobs and that files are appropriately documented in accordance with Firm policy

Relevant Advisory Skills and Behaviors

  • Seeks to be actively involved in client interaction and participates in setting up client events on their chosen client accounts
  • Develop strong relationships with Client and Target at middle/senior levels and leverage on these relationships to identify business opportunities.
  • Collaborate with other functions on joint deals
  • Present solutions to problems and issues
  • Considers the practicalities and costs involved when proposing a solution to a problem
  • Puts procedures in place to avoid common problems from occurring again
  • Makes decisions independently, without unnecessarily referring to others
  • Questions current practices by thinking about the longer-term impact and wider implications
  • Initiates smarter ways of working by making improvements to processes and looking for efficiency enhancements
  • Takes firm and decisive action when a situation requires intervention
  • Shows and instills enthusiasm in others to achieve desired results
  • Provides effective coaching to junior team members
  • Establishes and manages a clear set of standards for others to work within
  • Manages the expectations of people regarding career development and progression
  • Addresses objections from others by responding with well-reasoned responses
  • Challenges a client when it seems that a request is against KPMG values, standards and practices

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