KPMG Senior Associate, Strategy and Governance in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Senior Associate, Strategy and Governance

Requisition Number: 68644

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Information Technology, Strategy

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 CIO Advisory for our Management Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Support current state Information Technology (IT) assessments through interviews, data analysis, and the documentation of findings and support the implementation of IT management technology at client sites

  • Liaise with client stakeholders and subject matter professionals

  • Lead portions of engagements under the supervision of the engagement manager

  • Act as a subject matter professional in one or more IT domains and/or industry markets

  • Provide input into engagement decisions including project planning and resource allocation

  • Assist in the creation of proposals and other new business development efforts, and in developing or updating firm methodologies regarding technology operations services

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in IT, Computer Science, Business, or other relevant topics; Master's degree from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Information Technology Infrastructure Library certification preferred

  • Strong technical, analytical, and problem solving skills and excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with techniques such as assessing and planning IT capabilities, IT cost and performance management, IT solutions architecture, portfolio, program and project management and transformational change

  • Understanding and experience with IT management, enterprise strategy, systems lifecycle, IT supply chain, information management

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

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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