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Director, Strategy/M&A Execution

**Business Title:** Director, Strategy/M&A Execution

**Requisition Number:** 58416 - 31

**Function:** Advisory

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Director in M&A Services for our KPMG Strategy practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Serving as a key advisor, identify and direct enterprise-wide integration and separation strategy and oversee execution of related deliverables

+ Help lead business development initiatives focused on Integration, M&A, Separation and Deal Advisory including targeting key C- level individuals, proposing KPMG's services and closing opportunities

+ Lead cross-functional teams in developing and implementing services, managing key interviews, leading workshops, and conducting industry research through secondary and primary resources

+ Manage the development and presentation of final project deliverables

+ Oversee the quality of engagements and the development of staff

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of eight years experience in developing and implementing mergers and acquisitions/M&A integration and separation solutions within a consulting advisory firm, with additional experience in corporate strategy or development a plus

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university/college; MBA from an accredited university preferred

+ Additional industry deal experience as part of a corporate development team with operational exposure across primary corporate functions (e.g. HR, IT, Finance, Legal etc.)

+ Experience managing multiple complex initiatives and within the complete M&A life cycle

+ Demonstrated experience developing relationships with senior clients in a professional services environment

+ Excellent foundational consulting skills: analytical, written and verbal communication, client presence, facilitation and presentation skills and travel may be up to 80-100%

+ Applicants must be permanently 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 affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

**GL:** 3

**GF:** 15299

Director, Strategy/M&A Execution

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 04/16/2021

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