KPMG Manager, Enterprise Solutions Ariba in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, Enterprise Solutions Ariba

Requisition Number: 67556

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Technology

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 a Manager in Technology Enablement for our Management Consulting practice.


  • Lead SAP implementation activities (e.g. design and blueprinting sessions); act as a lead solution architect for SAP STP/Ariba implementations; and lead SAP STP delivery teams comprised of KPMG and client personnel

  • Possess & leverage leading-practice business process knowledge & expertise for SAP STP, and apply to client's business challenges

  • Support business development activities such as identification, proposal development, and other pursuit activities at clients while working with the appropriate KPMG resources from other service lines/service networks/industries

  • Ability to build long-term business relationships with key executives through engagement delivery and networking in professional organizations

  • Contribute thought leadership to the development and evolution of our SAP methodologies and intellectual capital including publishing articles, whitepapers, or performing research in support of SAP STP/Ariba initiatives

  • Manage and provide leadership to teams of staff level professionals and become actively involved in staff development and practice management


  • A minimum of five years of SAP STP/Ariba related implementation experience within a professional services advisory firm or publicly traded company and experience leading and delivering full life cycle implementations

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; MBA or MIS from an accredited college/university is preferred

  • Experience in designing and implementing SAP STP/Ariba

  • Deep knowledge of SAP Ariba, MM, FI-AP, Vendor Master, Vendor Contracts; SAP S/4HANA experience is a plus

  • Experience with governance, controls, process and procedures, centers of competency, change management, conceptual data modeling, master data management, data standardization and stewardship, information integrity and compliance, and data quality management

  • Eastern U.S. based; travel may be up to 80-100% of the time

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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