Real Estate and Advisory – Associate Director


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55 minutes ago
  • Parental leave
  • Analysis skills
  • Financial analysis
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Job Description

As part of KPMG’s Infrastructure, Assets and Places division, our Real Estate Advisory and Transactions (REAT) team supports the ongoing growth and regeneration of our cities by helping clients work through the complexities of their real estate strategies, projects and transactions. To do this, we must bring together the skills, experiences and perspectives of a diverse team of talented property professionals who share our purpose and have the desire to become national leaders in real estate strategy and transaction.

We are currently seeking experienced candidates (Associate Director level with 10+ years’ experience) to support our government and corporate clients and lead related work including real estate strategy across single assets and portfolios as well as supporting investment decisions (incl. business cases).

Put another way, help to deliver some of our most significant real estate, urban renewal and infrastructure projects whilst expanding your skills, building you career and increasing your impact.

In joining our team, you will support delivery of a range of exciting engagements and opportunities, including:

The delivery of precincts tied to many of Australia’s largest and most complex real estate and infrastructure projects.

Assisting clients in the assessment, analysis and procurement of real estate assets to support their financial, commercial, service delivery, and corporate objectives.

Significant advisory and business cases including high-profile proposals from the private sector, asset/portfolio divestments and structured development transactions.n this role you will support our clients and our purpose by:

Delivering in-depth property advisory engagements with a focus on market analysis, financial analysis, strategic options assessment and commercial structuring.

Assisting with analysis and decision making on a variety of high-profile and market sensitive property transactions across a range of sectors including urban renewal and infrastructure; living (affordable, retirement and aged, student, built-to-rent, short stay); and logistics/industrial.

Collaborating with specialists across a range of disciplines (including tax, legal, finance, economics, engineering, planning and urban design) to provide integrated solutions for our clients.

Taking an active role in the growth and development of the team, including by fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture.

Choosing the way you want to work by embracing our flexible work arrangements.


Due to the wide array of work and asset classes that we service, the team is seeking candidates with experience and / or skills in one, or several, of the below areas:

Real estate specific:
Strategic real estate advisory: strong prior experience in development and provision of strategic property advice across core property markets or other asset classes such as education, health etc.

Business case experience: a demonstrated ability to lead and prepare business cases for clients such as government.

Procurement, transaction management and project delivery: experience in planning, delivery and execution of major projects or procurement processes on behalf of the private sector or government.

Commercial acumen: demonstrated experience advising on commercial principles and structures to support transaction outcomes.

Project management: a well organised team collaborator able to juggle competing demands with excellent attention to detail.

Building relationships: exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships.

Experience: professional with relevant experience working within the property market in Australia or overseas, likely in a professional advisory business such as a specialist real estate firm, consulting firm, corporate advisory, finance or within government.

Business focussed and commercially driven: excellent analytical skills and the confidence to deduce meaningful insights from data and financial analysis.

Communication: strong writing skills, including experience with report writing and presentations.

Team-focussed: proven ability to operate within multi-disciplined teams, share knowledge and develop team members.

Qualifications: tertiary qualifications in property, economics, finance, commerce, law, engineering, architecture or a related discipline.

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Our people are what make KPMG the thriving workplace that it is and what sets us apart is that we know great minds think differently. Collaborate with a team of passionate, highly skilled professionals who’ve got your back. You’ll build relationships with unique and diverse colleagues who will provide you with the support you need to be your best and produce meaningful and impactful work in an inclusive, equitable culture.

At KPMG, you’ll take control over how you work. We’re embracing a new way of working in many ways, from offering flexible hours and locations to generous paid parental leave and career breaks. Our people enjoy a variety of exciting perks, including retail discounts, health and wellbeing initiatives, learning and growth opportunities, salary packaging options and more.

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