KPMG Associate Director, Independence in Montvale, New Jersey

Business Title: Associate Director, Independence

Requisition Number: 66861

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Risk Management

State: NJ

City: Montvale


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, to join our Independence Organization.


  • Manage staff to help ensure they are completing assigned tasks, inquiries and projects timely and results of work meet set objectives

  • Document current policies, processes, and protocols to help ensure restrictions and other relevant audit client attributes are consistent and properly maintained

  • Identify and contribute to the implementation of process enhancements and improvements related to the various databases used to process, archive and maintain restriction and related information

  • Research and analyze corporate and other structures and related securities in response to requests to add, revise or remove entities and their affiliated attributes to and from the firm's Independence databases

  • Apply SEC, AICPA GAO and other rules and guidance to research, analyze data, make determinations, and document results to support conclusions while identifying and escalating potential issues


  • Minimum eight years of accounting or professional services experience with at least three years of experience managing a team; preferably within a professional services term or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong project management experience

  • Experience using research tools such as Edgar, Bloomberg, Dun and Bradstreet, Audit Analytics and/or other reference sources with the ability to extract and analyze complex information

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

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, pregnancy, veteran status, 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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