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  • Posted: Sep 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • KPMG is the authoritative voice in Africa - unmatched in our ability to provide excellent service to our global, regional and local clients. KPMG in Africa's footprint ensures our forward-thinking, skilled professionals understand the complexities of doing business on this continent. Our deep expertise on Africa’s contrasts and opportunities and long-s...
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    Senior Manager - Deal Advisory: M&A

    Description of the role and purpose of the job:

    •  The role of the Senior Manager would be to assist in origination and manage the execution of public and private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures across all industry sectors, various types of capital raising transactions across South African (and Sub-Saharan Africa).

    Key responsibilities:

    As a Senior Manager in M&A your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

    • Leading the day-to-day management of projects
    • Liaising with the relevant counterparts at the client and other advisers (accounting, legal etc.)
    • Coordinating project deliverables and due diligence with other advisers
    • Supporting senior management and coverage bankers in origination efforts
    • Conducting detailed valuation analysis, including DCF, trading comparables, transaction comparables and LBO analysis
    • Performing and reviewing detailed combination models, transaction structuring, valuation and other financial analysis
    • Overseeing the preparation of presentation books, management presentations, board materials, memoranda, and other presentation materials for use in transactions or strategic client dialogue
    • Interaction with senior team members and client management teams on a daily basis to execute transactions and discuss strategic alternatives
    • Providing leadership, mentorship and supervision to junior staff
    • Presenting conclusions and reports to C-level executives
    • Preparing tailored proposals
    • Completing risk management procedures from inception up to acceptance of engagements
    • Managing work-in-progress, billing and collection of invoices

    Skills and attributes required for the role:

    • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and initiative to take responsibility for tasks and drive them to completion – self starter
    • Exceptionally strong financial modelling/valuation skills
    • Knowledge of the South African regulatory environment
    • Ability to deal with individuals across all levels
    • Strong client focus
    • Ability to build and sustain relationships with people at all levels
    • Excellent project management/organizational skills and detail orientated
    • Ability to react well to pressure whilst multitasking on numerous projects
    • Ability to work independently whilst producing and delivering results
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (writing, etc)
    • Pro-active and efficient
    • Strong business acumen

    Minimum requirements to apply for the role (including qualifications and experience):

    • B-Com degree or equivalent graduate qualification;
    • CA(SA), CIMA or CFA qualification
    • Minimum 6 years  mergers and acquisitions experience with demonstrable transaction experience
    • Proven experience in project coordination and implementation
    • Proven experience in supervising and coaching junior colleagues
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to KPMG South Africa on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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