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Manager, Digital Banking Strategy

**Business Title:** Manager, Digital Banking Strategy

**Requisition Number:** 56858 - 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 Manager to join our KPMG Strategy practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Lead enterprise-wide Digital Banking Strategy engagements and manage the process from start to finish, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, creating and coordinating final deliverables, and assisting with presentation of results

+ Establish client value propositions that tie key strategic, financial and operational metrics directly to near and long term strategic business goals

+ Act as the day-to-day, full-time project manager to help ensure successful problem formulation, comprehensive analysis, and problem resolution

+ Work closely with the engagement Director and/or Partner/Managing Director to help build relationships with clients

+ Provide oversight of highly skilled KPMG work teams throughout the project lifecycle and serve as the primary team interface with various levels of executives and team members

+ Participate in the professional development of more junior team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of five years external management consulting experience focusing on Banking at a Big 4 firm, major strategy firm, or a boutique strategy firm in strategic digital transformation, user experience, AI automation and modern technology platforms

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college/university is preferred

+ Deep knowledge of the Banking (digital transformation) industry with the ability to advise clients across digital, client segmentation, channel analysis product development and cost take out

+ Experience in strategic growth, or other relevant strategy experience, including but not limited to business model and technology disruption, digital transformation, Fintech proliferation, customer experience, data and analytics

+ Strong business acumen, analytical/problem solving skills, and the ability to understand how business model decisions impact operating model design/execution across operations, technology, risk governance, and organizational design in Financial Services, travel may be up to 80%

+ 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:** 4

**GF:** 15299

Manager, Digital Banking Strategy

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 03/14/2021

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