KPMG Manager, HR Due Diligence in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, HR Due Diligence

Requisition Number: 65903

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Mergers, Acquisitions, & Restructuring Tax, Human Resources, Project Management

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 Manager in Integration & Separation for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform buy and sell-side financial HR due diligence, as well as global post-deal integrations with respect to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, carve-outs, and other similar transactions for Fortune 1000 and middle market companies and private equity investors

  • Analyze target company data to identify key HR-related financial exposures in a due diligence context, including those related to pensions, postretirement medical, executive agreements, change in control / severance plans, Section IRC 280G ('Golden Parachutes'), active health and welfare, multiemployer, deferred compensation (IRC 409A), equity compensation plans, and collective bargaining agreements

  • Manage the engagement process from start to finish, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, creation and coordination of client-ready deliverables with KPMG's engagement teams, and direct communication of results with clients

  • Work with KPMG's integration and separation teams on HR integration engagements, focusing on the establishment and merging of compensation and benefits platform

  • Develop, coach, and mentor junior team members

  • Participate in business development initiatives

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years actuarial or other experience in the valuation, design, and implementation of pensions, post-retirement medical, health and welfare, and/or compensation plans with a top accounting or benefits consulting firm

  • Bachelor s degree from an accredited university/college

  • Has either attained, or is on track to attain, FSA, Enrolled Actuary (EA), CCP, CEP, or JD designations

  • Extensive experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing staff, clients, and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project

  • Highly motivated, self-starter, team player, with positive attitude and strong quantitative, communication and relationship-building skills

  • Experience in M&A due diligence and HR integrations, including implementation of compensation and benefit plans a plus

  • 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.

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