Financial Services 

The Australian financial services industry continues to maintain its relatively strong position compared to many other developed economies.

Adrian Fisk

Adrian Fisk

National Partner in Charge, Financial Services

+61 2 9335 7923


Financial services regulation

Financial services regulatory change
Regulation can involve change and complexity, however many organisations use regulatory to underpin business transformation and drive change.

Financial Institutions Performance Survey

Financial Institutions Performance Survey
KPMG's survey of financial institutions offers a detailed, authoritative review of performance and trends across key sectors of banking and finance.

The strategic agenda for the industry is dominated by evolving regulation and embedding a risk management culture, demographic changes, increased investment in technology, including core systems, mobile platforms and social media and with new competition from non-traditional financial services’ entrants a renewed focus on the customer.

KPMG supports our clients in responding to the strategic agenda by assisting them to anticipate future challenges, capitalise on opportunities and execute projects effectively.


How we can help

KPMG’s Financial Services practice provides audit, tax and advisory services to all sectors across the industry:


We work closely with our clients and focus on the issues that really matter, including:

Risk Management
Improving risk management practices and decision-making underpinned by an appropriate risk culture, infrastructure, systems and processes.

Responding to growth of smart phone payments and payments systems which allow for real time payments.


Financial System Inquiry
Contributing to the review of Australia’s financial sector, with an objective and cross-industry perspective. Read our latest thinking and insights on the Financial System Inquiry.


Regulatory Agenda
Supporting our clients with new regulations that have a significant impact on the industry.

Data & Analytics
Gaining value from 'Big Data' to understand customer behaviour and predict consumer needs, inform strategy and drive product.


Customer & Channel
Understanding client needs and building revenue through enhanced sales force effectiveness, improved customer relationships and optimising delivery channels.


Technology Transformation
Enhance transformation project success in realising targeted benefits and timeframes.

Financial Services Emerging Agenda

Financial Services Emerging Agenda
KPMG’s Financial Services leaders take a look at the trends and issues likely to impact the financial services industry.

Financial System Inquiry

Financial System Inquiry (FSI)
Read our latest thinking and insights on the Financial System Inquiry, which we welcome as an opportunity to improve a broadly sound financial system.

Unlocking the potential: The Fintech opportunity for Sydney

Fintech opportunity for Sydney
This report identifies key enablers for Fintech to flourish and what Sydney needs to do to compete, thrive and become a leading Fintech hub.