KPMG Director, Procurement and Operations Advisory- Working Capital in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Director, Procurement and Operations Advisory- Working Capital

Requisition Number: 66836

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Customer and Operations

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

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 a Director in Customer & Operations for our Management Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver end-to-end working capital (WC) solutions across the three cycles of WC including Payables, Receivables, and Inventory

  • Drive discussions with clients regarding the issues in all three cycles with a C-Level executives

  • Perform in-depth inventory analysis using quantitative approaches and hypotheses-driven approaches

  • Lead highly skilled client and KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle by leveraging our supply chain approaches/frameworks and helping to ensure timely execution of project deliverables

  • Participate in continual development and publication of thought leadership and service offerings

  • Assist Partners with practice administration including: resource allocation, career development of staff, and other people management decisions

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years of management consulting experience in Working Capital consulting, selling, and delivering engagements for large organizations

  • Bachelor's degree in finance, engineering, operations analysis or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Finance background and familiarity with leading Procurement (P2P) processes and Quote-to-Cash (Q2C) processes

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills to be able to guide their team with doing the right analysis and subsequently helping ensure the quality of that analysis; ability to lead in-depth inventory analysis using quantitative approaches

  • Excellent foundational consulting skills including: strong analytical, written and verbal communication skills, impactful client presence, compelling facilitation and presentation skills, as well as the ability to communicate using PowerPoint (ability to storyboard and create a compelling value proposition)

  • Currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

  • Ability to travel at a significant level, as needed

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, pregnancy, veteran status, 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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