Associate Director, Integration & Separation Advisory

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese

Job Description

Associate Director, Integration & Separation Advisory

Location: Hong Kong

We are currently seeking an Associate Director to join our Strategy Integration & Separation Advisory team based in Hong Kong. As part of KPMG’s Strategy group, the Integration & Separation Advisory practice provides clients with merger, acquisition and divestiture support, focusing on pre-mid and post-deal integration and separation planning and implementation. This includes cost and synergy assessments, due diligence reviews, and pre-signing and pre-completion support. Our professionals work with our clients throughout the transaction lifecycle to help ensure that deal objectives and value targets are met with minimal disruption to their business.


- Work with and, when required, lead, a project team, occasionally alongside other countries across APAC and globally, to lead and / or participate in engagements to assist clients to execute project tasks within the Project Management Office and across multiple functions, including Finance, Supply Chain, and HR
- Apply Integration or Separation methodology to the practical aspects of business operations and the client’s market sector throughout the engagement process to support sound and practical recommendations to clients
- Act as the key contact for client stakeholders throughout the project whilst overseeing the day-to-day management of the Project Management Office
- Understand the sources of value for synergy, and critically assess client’s assumptions to support the pre-signing process
- Plan, develop and execute the integration work plans, identify improvement areas, identify / escalate / resolve integration issues 
- Proactively identify likely issues that could impact project success and leverage wider KPMG service line support as required, differentiating and enhancing our service offering to clients
- Lead the effort to create quality end deliverables, such as tracking tools, client project templates and reports, providing the client with high quality recommendations and project plans
- Drive business development initiatives with the creation and development of proposals and attend prospective client meetings


- Minimum of 5 years M&A experience advisory / consultancy or a industry based operational role, with specific industry focus (FS is preferred, but not essential). M&A and Project Management Office experience is preferred
- Recognised degree from leading international university, with further study (post-graduate study or professional qualification) preferred
- Strong understanding of the M&A process 
- Experience of key integration / separation activities such as Project Management Office support, synergy evaluation, communications planning, operating model development, finance and HR integration planning and execution, and supply chain planning
- Excellent analytical, problem solving and project and time management skills 
- Self-motivated and well-organised with a positive attitude towards challenges
- Enthusiasm to participate or lead in a team based across multiple geographies to meet challenging client deadlines in a fast paced environment 
- Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills, ideally in both English and Chinese (Putonghua), with the latter preferred but not essential
- Strong knowledge and experience using the basic Microsoft Office applications (including Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
- Willingness to travel
We offer successful candidates an attractive remuneration package and the opportunity to work in a dynamic and exciting environment.

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Technical Skills

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Word
  • Project Management

Transferable Skills

  • Communicative
  • Problem Solving
  • Time Management