Associate Director - CFO Advisory


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 establishment, integration, separation and review; financial and regulatory process and control assessments/(re)design; performance monitoring; finance project, change management and resource support; transaction structuring; and accounting standards interpretation and implementation advice.

Your new role:

With continued growth in our CFO Advisory team, we are now seeking an Associate Director to join our Sydney practice. With a specific focus on assisting our clients in the public and private health sector, you will help them to achieve financial reporting excellence, and provide financial and technical accounting advice.  Our engagements range from technical accounting advice, reviews of the effectiveness of financial reporting processes; finance function set-up or restructure; advising on performance monitoring and decision making; and project management support for major finance projects.  Working alongside an experienced team, including specialists within our Health and Human Services Group, you will support and drive our strategy by:

  • Managing 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
  • Identifying opportunities for future service delivery and participating in business development initiatives to support continued growth in the CFOA Advisory healthcare sector
  • 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 6 - 8+ years of relevant business experience gained in Professional Services or industry
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the NSW Public Health sector and/or private healthcare
  • Prior experience in government accounting principles and government financial reporting (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 Amanda on 02 9295 3840.


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 establishment, integration, separation and review; financial and regulatory process and control assessments/(re)design; performance monitoring; finance project, change management and resource support; transaction structuring; and accounting standards interpretation and implementation advice.

Your new role:

With continued growth in our CFO Advisory team, we are now seeking an Associate Director to join our Sydney practice. With a specific focus on assisting our clients in the public and private health sector, you will help them to achieve financial reporting excellence, and provide financial and technical accounting advice.  Our engagements range from technical accounting advice, reviews of the effectiveness of financial reporting processes; finance function set-up or restructure; advising on performance monitoring and decision making; and project management support for major finance projects.  Working alongside an experienced team, including specialists within our Health and Human Services Group, you will support and drive our strategy by:

  • Managing 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
  • Identifying opportunities for future service delivery and participating in business development initiatives to support continued growth in the CFOA Advisory healthcare sector
  • 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 6 - 8+ years of relevant business experience gained in Professional Services or industry
  • Knowledge of, and experience in, the NSW Public Health sector and/or private healthcare
  • Prior experience in government accounting principles and government financial reporting (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 Amanda on 02 9295 3840.

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