KPMG Senior Associate, Strategic Profitability Insights in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Senior Associate, Strategic Profitability Insights

Requisition Number: 66580

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Mergers, Acquisitions, & Restructuring Tax, Data Analytics

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 Senior Associate in Financial Due Diligence for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute on a broad range of data and analytic techniques at the direction of KPMG and client leaders

  • Propose techniques to apply based on experience and familiarity with the data set, innovating new techniques when necessary

  • Generate repeatable data and analytic processes using tools such as R, Python, Alteryx, Tableau, and SQL Server

  • Work with cross-functional KPMG team members to develop and present findings

  • Balance statistical rigor and thoroughness with cost and speed based on the client's budget and time frame

  • Own or participate in every component of a client deliverable, from identifying client needs to producing the final presentation and reports

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years' experience with sophisticated analytics tools and programming languages (e.g. R, Python, Alteryx, SQL) and visualization platforms such as Tableau, Qlikview, PowerBI, or JavaScript

  • Bachelor's degree with a Master's degree strongly preferred in a quantitative field such as Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics, or Economics

  • Experience with statistical techniques such as regression, clustering, A/B testing, and time series modeling/forecasting

  • An understanding of efficient parallel computing principles for very large data sets and processes is a plus

  • Ability to learn new data science and analytic tools quickly according to the needs of our team and our clients

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts and analytics-driven findings to business people potentially including C-level executives, and to explain business processes, concepts, challenges, and issues to technical resources

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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