KPMG Australia

Manager - Deals & Specialist Services

Wollongong NSW, Australia
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
21 Jun 2024
25 Jun 2024
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Company Description

KPMG Enterprise Advisory is a specialist division of KPMG Australia, dedicated to advising the mid-market on their strategy, growth, or transformational goals. We work with fast growing mid-market businesses to build successful organizations. What is exciting about our client base is that they are looking to transform their businesses end-to-end, from the front to the back of the house.

Job Description

Finance Hub is KPMG's outsourced bookkeeping, payroll, and outsourced finance function to private, mid-market, and family-owned businesses across a broad range of industries; it is designed for businesses of all sizes. Finance Hub is a cloud-technology-based solution that offers a range of services to support, supplement, and enhance our client’s finance function and financial operations; delivered by a dedicated KPMG finance officer and engagement team. As we get a better understanding of our clients financial operations, it enables us to support them  achieve their business goals.

Your Opportunity

With continued growth, we are now looking to recruit a Manager/Finance Manager to join our Finance Hub team in Wollongong.

As a Manager within the team, you will support numerous clients, have accountability for, and undertake the following in a management accounting capacity:

  • Play a key role across the full scope of client engagements including regular client contact and collaborating closely with the KPMG tax and compliance team.
  • Help manage the Finance Hub team to deliver KPMG’s outsourced bookkeeping, management accounting, and finance functions, including teaching team members how to undertake tasks, review of team member work, and ‘stepping in’ to team member roles as and when the need arises.
  • Assist the management team mentor less experienced team members and encourage their continued professional development
  • End-to-end AP including processing invoices, uploading vendor payments to banking files, remittance advices, and responding to vendor queries
  • Preparation of Business Activity Statements (BAS) & Instalment Activity Statements (IAS).
  • Payroll processing including expense reimbursement management. 
  • Preparation and review of complex payroll including overtime, terminations, and  redundancies
  • Preparation and lodgement of periodic superannuation and payroll tax reporting and payments
  • Preparation and review of superannuation guarantee charge statements
  • Periodic bank reconciliations
  • Credit card reconciliations
  • Assisting in preparing financial information/reports for accountants, on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Assist in preparation of General Ledger reconciliations
  • Assist clients transition to automated cloud software systems.
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports covering balance sheet, profit and loss, and cashflow statements
  • Support the client’s finance function team
  • Managing the general ledger including overseeing the monthly balance sheet, banking, and inter-company reconciliations
  • Completion of the monthly accruals, journals, fixed assets and depreciation schedules
  • Assisting with budgeting, forecasting, and cashflow management
  • Detailed knowledge of GST and payroll tax

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.

This role is suited to a highly detail-oriented person, who thrives on a challenge and can manage multiple conflicting priorities.

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

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong reconciliation skills
  • Ability to prioritise, organise, and complete work within established deadlines and to maintain a consistent level of professionalism;
  • A can-do attitude and ability to multi-task and thrive in a changing environment requiring flexibility and adjustment.
  • Willingness to learn;
  • Ability to work effectively in a busy team environment as well as work independently without supervision;
  • Ability to review and delegate work effectively
  • Problem-solving abilities;
  • Self-motivated, autonomous, reliable and trustworthy;
  • Experience in the provision of management accounting services and general awareness of financial accounting requirements such as income tax and compliance obligations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • MS Outlook and MS Office Suite (word, excel, etc.)
  • Experience with technologies such as Xero, MYOB, Fathom, Castaway, Spotlight, Approvalmax, Ezzybills, HubDoc would be preferable however, not essential.


  • It would be great if you have obtained certificate qualifications from a recognised TAFE or business college. However, we also recognise experience. If you have had 4+ years’ experience working as a book keeper, we would love to hear from you.
  • Additionally, if you are about to commence, or are mid-way through either the CPA or CA program, we can also support you achieve the qualifications.

Additional Information

KPMG is a professional services firm with global outreach and deep sector experience. We work with clients across an array of industries to solve complex challenges, steer change, and enable growth. 

Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options, and more.

Diverse candidates have diverse needs. During your recruitment journey, information will be provided about adjustment requests. If you require additional support before submitting your application, please contact the  Talent Support Team.

At KPMG every career is different, and we look forward to seeing how you grow with us.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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