KPMG Associate, Financial Services Insurance Operations in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Associate, Financial Services Insurance Operations

Requisition Number: 67269

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Financial Services

State: IL

City: Chicago


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate in Financial Services for our Management Consulting practice.


  • Support business development activities for individual opportunities, such as identification, proposal development, and other pursuit activities, while working with the appropriate KPMG resources from other service lines and industries

  • Meet with business owners and recipients of existing requirements to understand scope and objectives

  • Understand and manage requirements from multiple business owners and facilitate meetings with business owners to ease the consolidation to one common corporate set

  • Identify performance improvement opportunities for clients

  • Help manage engagements according to KPMG's financial and cost management policies


  • A minimum of three years of experience in at least one insurance vertical and deep experience in a core insurance business function such as new business, claim, operations, underwriting, product development, financials, or investments

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, Computer Science, or related field from an accredited college/university

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to facilitate meetings and work with business users who validate project results

  • Experience as a technical lead/architect or business/solutions architect responsible for large scale application design and architecture, preferably within the insurance industry

  • Demonstrated record of driving design sessions and test case development

  • Knowledge of insurance functional and technical architectures with an understanding of the end-to-end systems needed to support insurance functions

  • 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 LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 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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