Senior Con/Manager - CFO Advisory


  • CFO Advisory – a centre of finance, accounting and reporting excellence
  • Broad Corporate, Financial Services and Government sector focus – provision of business performance, financial management and technical accounting advice
  • Professional development and career-building opportunities and diverse client and service exposure

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 experienced Senior Consultant or Manager to join our Brisbane practice.  With a specific focus on providing financial and technical accounting advice to clients across all sectors, 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
  • Managing the implementation of new accounting standards with our clients. This includes technical accounting support, project management, and embedding change across finance functions to cater for the new reporting requirements
  • 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 future service delivery and continued growth, developing propositions and contributing to business development initiatives
  • Building and maintaining professional and consultative client relationships

You bring to the role:

  • CA (or equivalent) qualifications with a strong accounting and/or audit and assurance background with approximately 5+ years of relevant business experience gained in Professional Services or industry
  • Strong understanding of the AASB framework, potentially with experience in implementing accounting standards changes
  • Prior experience in a finance function or leading a 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 Amanda on 02 9295 3840.


  • CFO Advisory – a centre of finance, accounting and reporting excellence
  • Broad Corporate, Financial Services and Government sector focus – provision of business performance, financial management and technical accounting advice
  • Professional development and career-building opportunities and diverse client and service exposure

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 experienced Senior Consultant or Manager to join our Brisbane practice.  With a specific focus on providing financial and technical accounting advice to clients across all sectors, 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
  • Managing the implementation of new accounting standards with our clients. This includes technical accounting support, project management, and embedding change across finance functions to cater for the new reporting requirements
  • 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 future service delivery and continued growth, developing propositions and contributing to business development initiatives
  • Building and maintaining professional and consultative client relationships

You bring to the role:

  • CA (or equivalent) qualifications with a strong accounting and/or audit and assurance background with approximately 5+ years of relevant business experience gained in Professional Services or industry
  • Strong understanding of the AASB framework, potentially with experience in implementing accounting standards changes
  • Prior experience in a finance function or leading a 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 Amanda on 02 9295 3840.

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