KPMG Associate Director, Portfolio Manager Data Governance in Park Ridge, New Jersey

Business Title: Associate Director, Portfolio Manager Data Governance

Requisition Number: 66906

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest: Information Technology

State: NJ

City: Park Ridge


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 Intelligent Enterprise Project Organization.


  • Provide leadership involving design and implementation for specific application development, change management and process redesign tracks of a strategic, multidisciplinary program

  • Develop, oversee, and manage project track scope and execution plans as well as vendor selection process and technical implementation

  • Help to ensure that business owners and developers have the tools, leadership and guidance to successfully execute on a project work stream

  • Monitor risks, issues, and overall quality of the project work stream; escalate issues and risks to the program leadership team to raise awareness and provide recommendations for resolution

  • Lead data governance target operating model design and execution; Lead definition and implementation of golden sources for reference data and implementation of business requirements


  • Minimum eight years of IT project; Requirements definition, and/or business management; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Experience leading a geographically dispersed team, mentoring staff, evaluating performance and providing performance feedback

  • Experience with project management, IT initiative definition, facilitation of decision-making events, business case development, budget and resource management

  • Ability to gain the confidence and respect of functional leadership, business sponsors, and team members.

  • Creative thinker with ability to identify innovative business solutions; proficiency in tracking, monitoring, and forecasting budgets

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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