KPMG Senior Associate, HR Due Diligence in New York, New York

Business Title: Senior Associate, HR Due Diligence

Requisition Number: 67139

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Human Resources, Mergers, Acquisitions, & Restructuring Tax, Project Management

State: NY

City: New York


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KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate in Integration & Separation for our Deal Advisory practice in New York, Chicago or Atlanta.


  • Participate in buy and sell-side financial HR due diligence, as well as global post-deal integrations with respect to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, carve-outs, and other similar transactions for Fortune 1000 and middle market companies and private equity investors

  • Analyze target company data to identify key HR-related financial exposures in a due diligence context, including those related to pensions, postretirement medical, executive agreements, change in control / severance plans, Section IRC 280G ('Golden Parachutes'), active health and welfare, multiemployer, deferred compensation, equity compensation plans, and collective bargaining agreements

  • Assist in the creation and coordination of client-ready deliverables with KPMG's engagement teams, and with practice and business development initiatives

  • Participate in KPMG's integration and separation teams on HR integration engagements, focusing on the establishment and merging of compensation and benefits platforms


  • A minimum of three years actuarial consulting experience in the valuation, design, and implementation of pensions, post-retirement medical, and/or health and welfare plans with a top accounting or benefits consulting firm

  • Bachelor s degree from an accredited university/college

  • On track to obtain FSA and/or EA designations

  • Experience in M&A due diligence and HR integrations, including implementation of compensation and benefit plans a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, and command of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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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