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 2015

KPMG FIPS Non Banks December 2015
NZ’s non-banks faced increasing margin pressure in 2015, with decreased interest margin, additional compliance cost & front-end technological improvements.

Data, analytics and technology for CIO

Data analytics technology for CIO
This issue focuses on the importance of data and information management for financial institutions to drive revenue growth and ensuring compliance.

FIPS Quarterly: June 2015

FIPS Quarterly March 2015
Despite growing headwinds in the global economy, New Zealand’s banking sector has enjoyed another profitable quarter.