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KPMG Career Opportunties NZ

  1. 1. H uma n resources Career Opportunities in New Zealand
  2. 2. International Assignments 2006 Live and Balance Your Life... work in New Zealand offers one of the world’s most enviable lifestyles, and some of the worlds most beautiful and diverse landscapes in which to work and play. New Zealand is characterised low unemployment, a Our society is unique, vibrant by vast open spaces filled strengthening dollar, and truly cosmopolitan New Zealand with stunning scenery, strong stock prices with every New Zealander beautiful beaches, often and improved business either being an immigrant or spectacular geothermal and confidence. And being a descended from one. The volcanic activity, a temperate young country, freshness mix of cultures is as rich as it climate and fascinating animal permeates our thinking, is diverse and we welcome and plant life. And the great our ingenuity and our open and embrace this amalgam advantage is that all of these and honest approach. New which has nurtured enterprise are within easy reach of each Zealanders are enthusiastic and creativity. Gender and other. early adopters of new racial equality, freedom of technologies, are the most speech, expression and Although small, New Zealand ‘connected’ people in the religious beliefs are all boasts a sophisticated, world based on our internet guaranteed by law. free-market economy with usage, have one of the a global view that offers In short, New Zealand offers highest mobile ownership opportunities far beyond opportunities to succeed, rates in the world and use expectations. The past space to live, freedom to be cash cards more than decade has seen a dramatic yourself and a lifestyle that anyone else. increase in revenue, makes it all worthwhile! Northern Piha, Auckland
  3. 3. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Further Your Career... As one of the leading professional services firms in New Zealand, KPMG has 5 offices nationwide with over 50 partners and 700 KPMG Auckland Building professionals providing a full range of audit, tax and advisory services to leading companies, public entities and institutions. The variety and diversity of Our industry focused at work, recognising the our client base is matched approach allows for the importance of family by the services we provide, developement of a broad and the need for a offering our staff the base of experience. Our healthy balance between enriching experience of teams work closely with professional and personal working in professionally the leaders in the firm in lives. We have a unique and intellectually challenging an environment of mutual and friendly culture that environments. This can respect and support. encourages people to be include working across a themselves. We focus on providing KPMG Clients variety of industry sectors a congenial atmosphere and disciplines. KPMG in New Zealand delivers a range of professional services Auckland Viaduct Harbour across six Lines of Business (LOBs). • Consumer Markets • Energy & Natural Resources • Financial Services • Industrial Markets • Infrastructure, Government and Healthcare • Information, Communication and Entertainment Our key clients include a large number of leading national and international clients. We have identified a selection below: Listed Companies Leading Unlisted Companies • FFCO New Zealand A • ABN AMRO Craigs • CDL Hotels New Zealand • Alliance Group • Contact Energy • ANZ National Bank • Fletcher Building • AXA/Assure New Zealand • Goodman Fielder • Citigroup • Nuplex • rane Distribution C • Pyne Gould Corporation New Zealand • Telecom New Zealand • onterra Co-operative F • Toll Holdings Group • Vector • Gallagher Group Government Organisations • GE Group • New Zealand Post • HSBC • inistry of Social M • IAG Group Development • ING • Ministry of Health • New Zealand Rugby Union • Public Trust • avensdown Fertiliser R Co-operative • Solid Energy
  4. 4. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Opportunities at KPMG in New Zealand We are pleased to invite applications from candidates looking for international experience in a challenging, enriching RMCB Diagram and diverse work environment. Positions are available in the Audit, Tax and Advisory practices across all lines of business. These positions are for a period of at least 24 months and could be in any one of our Criteria to qualify five offices. Positions exist up to Senior Manager level for candidates meeting the following criteria • At least three years of professional experience • Availability for 24 months at least • English language proficiency • Valid driver’s licence • Flexibility as to the location assigned Application process Global Opportunities – Fully signed international assignment application forms, copies of the last 2 annual Dialogue performance reviews (rating of EP or SP) and English test results if applicable should be e-mailed to Philippa Mandis – Direct Hire – Resume and copies of the last 2 annual performance reviews should be emailed to Kylie Elsom – Available vacancies can be found at in the Careers section
  5. 5. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Living in New Zealand Fast facts Name Adventure Tourism ew Zealand or Aotearoa •N or the adrenalin-hungry, F (Maori meaning “the land most cities offer: of the long white cloud”) • Bungy jumping Location • ridge climbs and B • major islands lying in 2 bridge-swinging KPMG the south-west Pacific • Jet boats New Zealand • Rock climbing Ocean Offices • 400km from Antartica 5 • ky diving, gliding and S KPMG has offices in • 200km from Australia (2 2 paragliding Auckland, Wellington, to 3 hours by air) • 4wd quad bike trails Christchurch, Hamilton and • 0 800km from the USA 1 • Abseiling and rap jumping Tauranga. (12 hours by air) • Canyoning and rafting. • 8 800km from the UK 1 • Mountain biking Number of Partners • Ballooning 54 (18 hours by air) Size Mountains Number of Staff here is a ‘spine’ •T 796 • 70 364 km² 2 • 600km long and 450 km 1 of mountain ranges Social Events: throughout New Zealand wide at the widest point Active social clubs in all bout a fifth of the North •A • 5 811 km of coastline 1 offices organise various Island and two-thirds events including annual Capital City of the South Island are balls, monthly boardroom • ellington W mountains. drinks, quiz nights, karaoke Largest City Parks & Reserves evenings, participation in • uckland A 4 National Parks •1 marathons and fun-runs, golf Population • ver 5 million hectares O and tennis tournaments, • 262 900 4 (one third of the country) movie and theatre evenings, Population density is made up of protected weekends away and 4.2 inhabitants per km² •1 parks and reserves Christmas parties (compared with 244 in the Geothermal Areas Lifestyle / work-Life UK and 336 in Japan) he world-famous • T Balance: Language Rotorua area, situated Offices provide numerous • nglish (spoken by 98% E in the centre of the health-related initiatives of the population), Maori North Island, is rich in and activities; OOS geothermal activity, Average Temperatures: prevention seminars; including boiling mud, • ummer 20-30ºC, Winter S annual flu jabs; work-station geysers, and thermal 5-15ºC assessments; glide time / pools. flexible working-hours policy; Sheep:People: magazines, newspapers and • 0:1 1 fresh fruit in tearooms
  6. 6. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Auckland Fast facts Popular and Maori Name • he City of Sails T • karana or Tamaki Makau Rau A Population • 394 000 1 KPMG office Size ,086 km², including over 50 Hauraki Gulf islands •1 Number of Staff Beaches 29 Partners • 7 5 386 staff ost people live within a 30 minute drive of a beach •M Office location Ski Fields On the Auckland Viaduct hakapapa ski area 346km / 4.5 hours drive. •W Harbour close to city centre here are a further 3 ski fields in the North Island •T and busy café / restaurant scene Mountains • 8 volcanic cones in the Auckland area 4 Clients Westhaven Marina • onterra Co-operative F Parks & Reserves Group • ver 800 parks, reserves, walkways and play-areas O • Goodman Fielder Cafes, Bars and Restaurants • Fletcher Building • 258 cafes and restaurants 1 • ING Insurance • 13 pubs, taverns and bars 2 • Nuplex Regular Arts and Cultural Activities • uckland International Cultural Festival (food, music, dance A and crafts from over 30 countries). • Auckland Readers and Writers festival • uckland Festival AK07 (dance, culture, shows) A • International Film Festival • New Zealand Fashion Week • Hero Festival • Pacifika Festival Vineyards • ver 80 O Sister Cities • Los Angeles, USA • Brisbane, Australia • Guangzhou, China • Fukuoka, Japan • Pusan, South Korea Geothermal Areas • .5 hours drive to Rotorua 3 Waitemata Harbour
  7. 7. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Wellington Fast facts Popular and Maori Name • Absolutely Positively Wellington • Te Whanganui-a-Tara or Poneke Population • 470 300 KPMG office Size 90 km² •2 Number of Staff Beaches 15 Partners • 0 2 224 staff Ski Fields Office location uroa ski area 336km / 4.5 hours by car •T Waterfront, city centre Regional Parks •5 Clients Parks & Reserves A wide range of clients • Regional Parks 5 across all industries. Many • 09 parks and play areas 1 Government and financial • as the greatest proportion of open space land per capita at H clients, including: 17 .3 ha for every 1000 people • Vector • ANZ Cafes, Bars and Restaurants • National Bank • 43 cafes and restaurants. 4 • Telecom New Zealand • 01 pubs, taverns and bars 1 Regular Arts and Cultural Activities • Te Papa, world renowned museum of New Zealand • International Arts Festival • oast Martinborough (New Zealand’s premier wine, food and T music festival) • Wearable Arts • Home to the Royal New Zealand Ballet • Home to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra • Home to the National Opera • Home to the national dance and drama schools Vineyards • ver 41 O Sister Cities • Harrogate, England, UK • Sydney, Australia • Beijing, China • Xiamen, China • Sakai, Japan Geothermal Areas • .5 hours drive to Rotorua 6 Cable Car
  8. 8. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Hamilton Fast facts Popular and Maori Name • Kirikiriroa Population • 185 000 Size KPMG office 100 km² • Beaches Number of Staff • round 45km drive to Raglan and the world famous west- A 6 Partners coast surf beaches. 86 staff Ski Fields Office location Whakapapa ski area 219km / 3 hours drive • City centre Mountains Clients • atural labyrinth of subterranean caverns in the Waitomo N • FFCO New Zealand A area south of Hamilton Limited Parks & Reserves • ivestock Improvement L • ver 110 gardens, parks, reserves, walkways and 0 Corporation esplanades • Gallagher Group • reathtaking scenery and walks along the mighty Waikato B • ew Zealand Forest N river Research Institute Cafes, Bars and Restaurants • 195 cafes and restaurants. • 42 pubs, taverns and bars Regular Arts and Cultural Activities • he NZ Agricultural Fieldays - New Zealand’s premier T agricultural event. • Fuel Festival of New Zealand Theatre • Balloons over Waikato (hot-air ballooning festival) • Hamilton Gardens Summer Festival Vineyards • ver 7 O Sister Cities • Sacramento, USA • Saitama, Japan • Wuxi, China Geothermal Areas • 1.5 hours drive to Rotorua Hamilton Lake Waikato River
  9. 9. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Tauranga Fast facts Popular and Maori Name • auranga T Population • 03 300 1 Size KPMG office 127km² • Beaches Number of Staff • Over 100kms of white sand and surf. 3 Partners 73 staff Ski Fields hakapapa ski area 236km / 2.5 hours by car •W Office location City centre Mountains • ount Maunganui, an extinct volcanic cone M Clients Provide services in a variety Parks & Reserves of industries including • ver 31 parks and 27km of walkways O kiwifruit, manufacturing, • hite Island (the only active marine volcano) accessible from W financial services and Whakatane, an hour’s drive from Tauranga retirement villages. Cafes, Bars and Restaurants Clients include: • 155 cafes and restaurant. • allance Agri-Nutrients B • 46 pubs, taverns and bars • Toll Owens Regular Arts and Cultural Activities • Comvita • Annual Easter Jazz Festival • atara Co-operative S • Bi-annual Arts Festival • BN AMRO Craigs A • Independent Artists’ Autumn Exhibition. • Cabletalk Group • “Bayleys’ Garden and Art Fest” Additional Features Vineyards The only Big 4 professional • ver 9 O services firm in the Bay of Sister Cities Plenty area. • San Bernadino, USA • Yantai, China • Hitachi-shi, Ibaraki, Japan Geothermal Areas • 1.25 hours drive to Rotorua Surfing in Tauranga
  10. 10. International Assignments 2006 International Assignments 2006 Christchurch Fast facts Popular and Maori Name • he Garden City T • Otautahi Population • 63 700 3 KPMG office Size 452km² • Number of Staff Beaches 1 Partner • major swimming and surf beaches linked by an extensive 7 27 staff network of walking tracks Office location • hale-watching centre of Kaikoura about 2 hours’ drive away W 5 minutes walk to the city Ski Fields centre orter Heights 89km / 1.25 hours by car. •P Clients here are a further 19 ski fields in the South Island •T ange from large publicly R Parks & Reserves listed companies to owner • 40 parks and an extensive system of rivers, streams and 7 operated businesses, wetlands including: • rane Distribution NZ C Cafes, Bars and Restaurants • Solid Energy NZ • 573 cafes and restaurants • miths City Group S • 125 pubs, taverns and bars Regular Arts and Cultural Activities • World buskers’ festival • Annual Summer-Times Festival • Montana International Jazz Festival Vineyards • ver 15 O Sister Cities • Adelaide, Australia • Gansu Province, China • Christchurch, England • Kurashiki-shi, Okayama, Japan • Songpa-Gu, Korea • Seattle, USA Geothermal Areas • 1.5 hours drive to Hanmer Springs Thermal Pools Avon River
  11. 11. What they say: International publications and commentators have made the following comments about New Zealand: • In 2005, a High Fliers survey in New Zealand ranked KPMG as the number one graduate employer in the accountancy field, and number two in the country behind Vodafone. • In 2007 The International Living travel website ranked New Zealand as the 4th best country to live in out of 193. It described New Zealand as quot;jaw-droppingly beautifulquot;. • A Fraser Institute survey ranked New Zealand 3rd equal with Britain, the United States and Switzerland for economic freedom in 2004. • In April 2004, a Washington Post writer described New Zealand as “the best place on earth” and encouraged readers to “just go” . • The Wall Street Journal Index of Economic Freedom in 2006 rated New Zealand as the ninth most free economy in the world out of 157, equal with Australia and the United States. • A 2006 survey of international tourists rated New Zealand top three attributes as friendly people, the scenery and safety. • A 2006 Quality of Life Survey of 350 cities (Mercer Human Resources Consulting) ranked New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland in 5th position for overall quality of life. The capital, Wellington was in 12th position. By comparison, Sydney ranked 9th, Melbourne 17th and London 39th. The information provided herein is of a general nature and is not intended to address the circumstances © 2008 KPMG, a New Zealand partnership of any individual or entity. Although we endeavour to provide accurate and timely information, there can and a member firm of the KPMG network be no guarantee that such information is accurate as of the date it is received nor that it will continue of independent member firms affiliated to be accurate in the future. No one should act on such information without appropriate professional with KPMG International, a Swiss advice after a thorough examination of the particular situation. cooperative. All rights reserved. Printed in New Zealand. The KPMG logo and names are trade- marks of KPMG. KPMGA-5039CS