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Hong Kong - Manager, Deal Advisory, Strategy & Operations (Financial Services, Wealth Management)

KPMG
Hong Kong
Posted 12 days ago Permanent Competitive
Hong Kong - Manager, Deal Advisory, Strategy & Operations (Financial Services, Wealth Management)
Service Line Overview
We support organizations and executive teams in defining their ambition and developing innovative strategies that embed the agility, customer-centricity and operational excellence needed to thrive in dynamic markets. We draw on KPMG's deep functional expertise to work shoulder to shoulder with our clients through implementation and deliver targeted results by accelerating momentum, locking down value and de-risking both decisions and actions. We bring strategic thinking and the hands-on skillsets to deliver on transformation. We call this 'Innovation to Results'.
  • Growth strategy: identifying and implementing a prioritized set of growth platforms that will enable clients to achieve their growth ambitions
  • Operating strategy & cost: challenging strategic decisions and align their operating model to their business strategy and financial targets
  • Digital strategy: consider the new opportunities created by emerging technologies, and evaluate their readiness to adapt to change
  • ESG strategy: assists to set and achieve ESG goals, to embed ESG into an organization's DNA, and make ESG sustained competitive advantage for the organization
  • Enterprise-wide transformation: provides the overarching framework for multi-year strategic planning, capital allocation, portfolio and synergy assessments, scenario planning, corporate centre redesigns, and other modularized enterprise-wide services
KPMG is building out its leading Wealth & Asset Management Advisory Practice and is looking for a passionate and seasoned Manager with experience in this space. We work with top tier private banks and retail banks' wealth and asset management divisions on industry defining topics from 'Strategy-to-Results', including strategy, operations, regulatory, and technology. It is an exciting time to join us as our practice is expanding due to our unique propositions and strength of client relationships.

Key Responsibilities
  • Design and run workstreams or small projects with limited oversight
  • Support wealth & asset managers in market analysis, strategic reviews, transformation projects, including project management, business model review and design including implementation
  • Generate hypotheses and drive the storyboarding process
  • Produce client ready deliverables that require limited review
  • Data and analytics review, including basic financial modelling
  • Develop solutions to complex problems and challenge the thinking of more senior colleagues and clients
  • Liaise effectively with clients whilst working on engagements and act as an 'ambassador' for KPMG
  • Develop rapport and working relationships with junior clients and maintain them outside of engagements
  • Be a strong and effective team player

Experience & Background
  • 4-8 years of relevant experience in any of the below:
    • Consulting experience with leading strategy houses
    • Big 4 experience with a focus on asset management
    • Product Management role within an asset management firm
    • Regulator experience, focused on asset management
  • Degree from a leading institution
  • Strong slide structuring and writing capabilities
  • Evidence of project management/workstream leadership
  • Knowledge of wealth management operations
  • Research skills, including market research and regulatory review
  • Project experience in regulatory / operational / TOM-like projects
  • Project management certification and knowledge of Agile delivery will be an advantage
  • Analytical mindset, intellectual curiosity, structured thinking, and creativity
  • Confidence, people skills, ambition and pragmatism
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Mandarin Chinese
About KPMG
At KPMG China, we are committed to being an equal opportunity employer, with zero tolerance for any form of discrimination against any persons. It is important for us to create an inclusive, diverse and agile workplace for our people to develop and thrive at both a personal and professional level.

We strive to make ESG (environmental, social and governance) a watermark running through our organisation; from empowering our people to become agents of positive change, to providing better solutions and services to our clients. To lead by example, we launched Our Impact Plan (OIP) which includes our ESG commitments and progress across four key pillars - Planet, People, Prosperity and Governance.

We encourage you to come as you are, and we welcome all qualified candidates to apply, and hope you unlock opportunities with us. Visit KPMG China website for more company information.

Please note that all information in this form has been voluntarily supplied and will be used by KPMG for selection purposed only.
Job ID  494989
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