KPMG Manager, Financial Services in Chicago, Illinois
Business Title: Manager, Financial Services
Requisition Number: 65810
Area of Interest: Strategy
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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our KPMG Strategy practice.
Lead enterprise-wide Financial Services Strategy engagements and manage the process from start to finish, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, creating and coordinating final deliverables, and assisting with presentation of results
Establish client value propositions that tie key strategic, financial and operational metrics directly to near and long term strategic business goals
Act as the day-to-day, full-time project manager to help ensure successful problem formulation, comprehensive analysis, and problem resolution
Work closely with the engagement Director and/or Partner/Managing Director to help build relationships with clients
Provide oversight of highly skilled KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle and serve as the primary team interface with various levels of executives and team members
Participate in the professional development of more junior team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff
A minimum of five years external management consulting experience focusing on Financial Services at a Big 4 firm, major strategy firm, or a boutique strategy firm; or a combination of comparable level strategy consulting experience and Financial Services industry experience in a high-impact problem-solving/analytical role
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college/university is preferred
Deep knowledge of the Financial Services industry with the flexibility and adaptability to advise clients across a range of relevant topics, including one or more of the following sectors: Retail Banking, Commercial Banking, Investment Banking, Wealth Management, Asset Management, Insurance
Experience in strategic growth, or other relevant strategy experience, including but not limited to business model and technology disruption, digital transformation, Fintech proliferation, customer experience, data and analytics
Strong business acumen, analytical/problem solving skills, and the ability to understand how business model decisions impact operating model design/execution across operations, technology, risk governance, and organizational design in Financial Services, 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.