KPMG Associate Director, Business Analysis in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Associate Director, Business Analysis

Requisition Number: 67186

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NJ

City: Montvale

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 an Associate Director, Business Analysis to join our KPMG Technology Organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and guide counselees in eliciting, gathering, documenting and communicating requirements for multiple, concurrent efforts; provide guidance on application of processes and act as subject matter expert to drive technology solutions for the business

  • Lead, understand, support, and contribute to Analysis Services strategy; seek Leadership buy in; generate and contribute new ideas/enhancements and garner feedback on department to increase team competency

  • Support and guide counselees' understanding of Analysis Services process and context within IT; seek opportunities to communicate/negotiate with other IT groups, representing the department in discussions with management

  • Support and guide counselees' use of provided tools; seek ways to increase group competency

  • Support and guide counselee communications to IT and sponsors; responsible for communicating updates and department information to Executive Leadership

  • Identify need for improvement or new skills within department, and create action plan to address; support and guide counselees' assessments of effort needs and complete business analysis deliverables; synthesize and coordinate efforts across the IT portfolio

Qualifications:

  • Minimum eight years experience managing multiple concurrent work streams of business analysis and leveraging best-suited methodologies and practices

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; CBAP/CCBA certification preferred

  • Experience leading and managing requirements gathering for large programs and/or products required

  • Experience as a manager of direct reports

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; must be able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team; and foster the development of high performance teams and interface with all levels of the organization; ability to participate in development of resource plans and structures and influence organizational priorities

  • Experience in creating and utilizing pivot tables and access databases; functional prototyping tools (e.g. iRise, Axure, etc) and Agile methodology preferred

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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