KPMG Manager, M&A - Strategic Integrated Value Delivery (IVD) in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, M&A - Strategic Integrated Value Delivery (IVD)

Requisition Number: 65809

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Strategy

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 to join our KPMG Strategy practice.


  • Lead client engagements and/or work streams and support business development activities within our M&A Strategy practice

  • Execute in-depth studies and improvement initiatives within a given functional area, such as supply chain management, pricing, sales and marketing, operating expense management, product management, and organizational design

  • Responsible for integrating findings from SPI®, (KPMG's proprietary profitability model) with the client's strategic objectives and business constraints

  • Provide oversight of day to day project work and highly skilled client and KPMG work teams and ensure timely execution of project deliverables

  • Help support business development efforts working closely with leaders in the practice

  • Participate in professional development of KPMG Strategy team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff


  • Minimum of five years in an external consulting role providing advisory services in mergers and acquisitions, with specific experience providing operational performance improvement services to clients

  • 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 strongly preferred

  • Ability to design, direct and quality-assure detailed analytical and quantitative studies, while also extracting the salient 'big picture' business implications

  • Demonstrated ability to assess, improve, and redesign business processes and functional organizations with a focus on implementation, including a deep understanding of financial analysis, business strategy, and supply chain optimization

  • Deep performance improvement skillset, with the ability to develop strategic insights from profitability and other related analyses, including an understanding of operational due diligence and post deal value creation

  • Ability to realize substantial bottom line benefits for clients and travel as necessary

  • 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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