New Zealand

Financial Services 

Our Financial Services practice provides focused and practical audit, tax and advisory services to the insurance, retail banking, corporate and investment banking, and investment management sectors.

Contact us

John Kensington

John Kensington 

Head of Financial Services

+64 9 367 5866

 Godfrey Boyce

Godfrey Boyce

Partner, Financial Services 

+64 4 816 4514


Our professionals have an in-depth understanding of the key issues facing financial institutions.
Our team is led by senior partners with a wealth of client experience and relationships with many of the market players, regulators and leading industry bodies.

Why choose KPMG?

We will listen to you and focus on the issues that really matter.
  • Performance — in the current climate it is important for any financial services company to deliver strong and consistent earnings across a range of financial indicators. Cost management, operational excellence and the optimisation of business operating models are all on the agenda.


  • Growth — to be a major player, financial services companies have to consistently deliver strong revenue growth.  Product development, cross selling and client retention are all vital growth strategies to consider.


  • Governance —the industry is fundamentally concerned with the management of risk and is closely watched by a range of global and national regulators.  Good corporate governance, with strong internal controls and effective risk management is vital in all parts of the business.

FIPS Non Banks - Review of 2013

KPMG FIPS Non Banks December 2013
Competition to win customers between New Zealand banks and financial institutions is heating up, partly due to the new mortgage lending restrictions.

Frontiers in finance - Growth in difficult times

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Financial services firms need to develop new business models for the new, post-crisis environment - but what will this environment look like?

FIPS Quarterly

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We monitor the results of the major retail banks in New Zealand, with particular emphasis on the big 5 banks.