Director - CFO Advisory

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG Australia
  • 22 Apr 18

See job description for details

  • CFO Advisory - a centre of finance, accounting and reporting excellence
  • Insurance sector focus - provision of business performance and financial management services
  • Professional development and career-building opportunities
KPMG's CFO Advisory practice combines deep industry knowledge with technical accounting and reporting excellence; we partner with CFOs and finance teams to help them meet the challenges of a complex and evolving business environment. Leveraging our firm wide expertise, CFO Advisory offers services including: finance function integration, quality close and reporting, finance process improvements, accounting standards interpretation and implementation advice and transaction structuring and support.

Your new role:
With continued growth in our CFO Advisory team, we are now seeking a Director to join our Sydney or Melbourne practices. Working alongside an experienced team of Directors and Partners with a specific focus on providing finance function and financial reporting advisory services to a broad range of clients across the Insurance sector, you will support and drive our strategy by:
  • Leading the delivery of complex projects including project management, key client deliverables, drafting client reports and presentations, liaising with senior leadership and external advisors
  • Simplifying highly complex business situations and strategies to identify key issues and priorities and effectively and efficiently manage multidisciplinary teams to deliver innovative solutions for clients
  • Building and maintaining key client relationships, identifying opportunities for continued growth, developing propositions and leading business development initiatives
You bring to the role:
  • CA (or equivalent) qualifications with a strong accounting and/or audit and assurance background, with approximately 10+ years of relevant business experience gained in Professional Services or industry
  • Deep Insurance industry experience and understanding of the accounting and reporting requirements for Insurance contracts
  • Prior experience leading a Finance function or large complex finance project (including understanding of financial systems and processes) is desirable
  • A commercial and analytical mindset with complex problem solving skills
  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to influence and present your ideas with impact to clients and other key stakeholders
  • Experience in leading teams and providing training and guidance to build performance
  • Project management skills including experience in making strategic decisions across multiple engagements
What we offer you:
We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We are consistently recognised as an employer of choice for women, and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability.

Please apply for this position by submitting your confidential application online including resume and cover letter. For further information, please contact Jessica on 02 9455 9871.

Advertised: 12 Apr 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 12 May 2018 AUS Eastern Standard Time

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