KPMG Senior Associate, Independence in New York, New York

Business Title: Senior Associate, Independence

Requisition Number: 66450

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Office - General

State: NY

City: New York


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, Training and Communications to join our Independence Organization.


  • Acquire knowledge related to auditor independence regulations, including those established by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

  • Function as technical writer, instructional designer, and/or content developer

  • Create and edit content for training programs, policy documents/guides, and internal communications

  • Help define and manage the rollout of training and communications plans

  • Build and successfully manage relationships with colleagues and stakeholders from myriad of KPMG groups while also serving as point of contact for resources from stakeholder groups

  • Participate in knowledge management, stakeholder collaboration, and facilitation of knowledge-sharing


  • Minimum five years of technical writing, instructional design, content development and/or related experience; preferably within a professional service firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university; Master's or JD from an accredited college or university preferred

  • Experience performing research, obtaining and learning information from subject matter professionals, translating complex information and writing consumable material such as technical, training program, and/or policy content

  • Self-starter with intellectual energy and curiosity, critical thinking, analytical, and research skills

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships, juggle multiple projects simultaneously, work independently and with team members, handle competing priorities, and participate in diverse initiatives under tight timelines

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

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. 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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