Jobs at KPMG – Research Analyst

Website KPMG

Job Description:

The Corporate Development Research Analyst will leverage strong technical skills to lead the merger, acquisition and investment related research and analysis needs of KPMG’s Corporate Development team and its stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity if you are someone who has relevant work experience in an M&A environment, have strong attention to detail and strong computer skills, have demonstrated analytical ability, and if you thrive working in fast-paced environments!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple information requests from various stakeholders
  • Additional tasks assigned as required to support the Corporate Development Office
  • Develop an understanding of KPMG’s inorganic growth strategy and priorities
  • Analyze market trends and strategies to identify new acquisition and investment opportunities
  • Search, collect, consolidate, and interpret company and industry data
  • Perform market research, data mining, business intelligence, and valuation comps
  • Perform M&A competitor analysis
  • Create standard and ad-hoc reports, tools, and dashboards to report on strategic priority areas and M&A opportunities
  • Develop pitch presentations on actionable M&A opportunities
  • Prepare relevant research reports, notes, and briefs

Job Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail with an aptitude for proofreading
  • At least 1-2 years of experience in a similar role or Relevant work experience in corporate finance, investment banking, or corporate development
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, or Computer Science
  • Proficiency with multiple research databases including PitchBook, Capital IQ, Crunchbase
  • Attention to detail and strong computer skills (Excel modeling, PowerPoint)
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills, with the ability to manage multiple and often competing priorities with tight deadlines
  • Bilingual in English and French considered and asset
  • Ability to work with bulky data sets and comb through large amount of information originated from research databases to arrive at relevant and concise results Advanced excel skills with ability to work with pivot tables, nested iffs, vlookup, etc. to filter through and compare multiple datasetsInterest and expertise in business intelligence and data analytics
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal relation skills, and demonstrated ability to work with others effectively in teams

Job Details:

Company: KPMG

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Montreal, QC, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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