KPMG Associate, Due Diligence for Lenders in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Associate, Due Diligence for Lenders

Requisition Number: 66469

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Audit, Financial Due Diligence, Accounting

State: IL

City: Chicago


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KPMG is currently seeking an Experienced Associate in Due Diligence for Lenders for our Deal Advisory practice.


  • Provide lender due diligence services and Regulation AB compliance services to banks and lending institutions on domestic and international transactions involving asset-based lending and asset-backed securities in accordance with Standards for Attestation Engagements (SAE) and U.S. Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS)

  • Provide financial, accounting, commercial, and operational due diligence services to clients while evaluating loan opportunities and providing advice on existing or potential financing transactions

  • Perform and supervise substantive testing procedures of transactions including the receipt of customer and borrower payments, sales transactions and material purchases

  • Analyze potential collateral assets and offsets to assist the lender in defining eligibility criteria for asset based and asset backed loans and securitizations

  • Create tailored due diligence for lenders reports specific to key issues relevant to the transaction, highlighting potential liabilities, risks and other findings


  • One year of experience with a top 10 public accounting firm in one of the following areas: accounting, advisory, financial audit, or transaction; Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance from an accredited college/university

  • Strong current knowledge in one of the following: U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) financial reporting issues, mergers and acquisitions, or transaction services

  • Experience with current audit and accounting concepts as well as SEC filings such as 1933 and 1934 Act filings

  • Working knowledge of inventory costing and auditing procedures and/or familiarity with SEC reporting and servicing standards for asset backed securities

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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