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Manager - Transaction Services

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Reading - England - UK , RG1 3AJ
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Company: KPMG
Full Time, Part Time, Remote/Work from Home position
Listed on 2021-06-22
Job specializations:
  • Finance
    Accounting and Finance, Financial Analyst, Financial Manager, Financial Services
  • Banking
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Manager - Transaction Services (Reading)

United Kingdom Function

Deal Advisory KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Legal, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges. With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable.

Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Service Line Information

Our Transactions Services group is focused on continually enhancing value for clients across the deal and economic cycle. Our teams comprise of specialists capable of helping clients right through from conceptual thinking of buying a business to turning their business around in times of difficulty.

Service Line Group

Transaction Services

Job Description

Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 500 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle. Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams;

it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.

We are recruiting Managers in our Private Equity, Financial Services, Corporates and Capital Markets teams across the UK to support the growth of our TS business.

Positions are available on a full time, part-time or FTC basis. We understand that flexible working means something different to each of us, so we are happy to discuss options that suit your needs.

Delivering the highest quality work across Coaching/technical team training and Performance Management, Engagement Delivery and Risk management.

Project management of the financial due diligence and reporting accountant assignments, being the main day to day point of contact for the client including:— Reviewing the output of junior team members, ensuring consistency and quality. — Managing upwards, for example by setting timetables for timely review of deliverables.— Coordinating specialist teams, including undertaking a review of specialist sections.— Planning and rescheduling priorities and timescales in light of changing requirements.—

Taking overall responsibility for cost management, reporting, monitoring of recovery rates against budget and invoicing.— Identifying the deal implications of due diligence findings and derive recommendations for clients, clearly identifying the ‘so what’ aspect of findings.— Delivering large sections / full work streams from end-to-end.— Think about the value creation and opportunities for KPMG to increase the breadth of services offered to clients.—

Producing robust financial analysis (or review if performed by the team) and ensure it stands up to challenge.— Providing advice and insight directly to clients and demonstrating technical expertise.— Developing propositions, focusing on specific themes/sectors and/or clients-   Building a broad internal network and know who to approach for subject matter expertise and service line specific issues.

Individuals will be required to build and sustain relationships with client management team for the benefit of the firm and acting as an ambassador and role model for the firm.


Essential— Specific and significant experience of financial due diligence is essential for this role.— Demonstrable experience within Transaction Services working on Financial Due Diligence engagements for a variety of clients, engagement sizes and sectors.— Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions— Evidence of working successfully with senior management teams at clients: the client base for TS is particularly diverse, including corporates and PE clients of different sizes, and as a result there is a particular requirement that project leaders at Manager level  are able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of client management
- The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams

Expertise / Technical role requirements— Strong academic background with a financial qualification such as ACA or equivalent experience— IT skills – strong excel, powerpoint and word skills


— Strong personal impact and self-awareness— Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills

Intelligent Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns  and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

Applying with a disability

As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring a great experience for colleagues with a disability. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any adjustments that you may require with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality. We want you to bring your full self to work and maximise your potential. KPMG is a place where everyone can thrive, whatever their gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies:


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