KPMG Director, M&A - Strategic Integrated Value Delivery in Chicago, Illinois
Business Title: Director, M&A - Strategic Integrated Value Delivery
Requisition Number: 66340
Area of Interest: Strategy
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KPMG is currently seeking a Director to join our KPMG Strategy practice.
Oversee engagement delivery and support business development activities within KPMG's M&A Strategy practice while driving the completion of the team's deliverables and positioning the firm to assist the client on additional projects
Lead all aspects of project planning, team design, and progress tracking, while serving as a thought leader by leveraging data and advanced analytics
Synthesize findings and recommendations of the various project work streams into a comprehensive and successful client deliverable
Develop deep relationships with the client's senior executives, enabling them to provide candid and valued advice throughout the engagement
Help lead new business development initiatives targeting key C-Level executives and PE firms, proposing KPMG's services and closing opportunities
Participate in professional development of KPMG Strategy team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff
A minimum of eight years in an external consulting role providing advisory services in mergers and acquisitions, with specific experience providing operational performance improvement services and operational due diligence to clients
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university is strongly preferred
Experience helping global corporations and/or private equity firms conduct thorough analysis of potential acquisition targets, including assessing and executing operational due diligence, post deal value creation, carve-outs, and operational performance improvements; plus strategic cost management, customer profitability, pricing, discount optimization, and/or corporate turn-arounds
Deep domain expertise in financial analysis, business strategy, organizational design, and supply chain optimization to enable direction and review of the team's studies, plus the ability to develop strategic insights from profitability and other related analyses
Experience in project management including: planning, organizing, coordinating and managing staff, clients, and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project with a clear track record of leading cross-functional improvement programs
Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior clients in a professional services environment and ability to travel as necessary to serve our clients
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.