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Senior Associate, IT Due Diligence, M&A/Strategy

**Business Title:** Senior Associate, IT Due Diligence, M&A/Strategy

**Requisition Number:** 58265 - 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 Senior Associate in Integration & Separation for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

+ In relation to the deal advisory integration and separation process, assess and quantify the Information Technology (IT) related opportunities and risks, develop an action plan to address, and communicate due diligence results in a non-technical fashion

+ Evaluate the Information Technology related performance of companies and develop plans for improvement and expense reduction.

+ Help facilitate the integration of IT operations and organizations resulting from a roll-up and/or complete separation work from a parent organization

+ Complete comprehensive offshoring of high labor activities, provide renegotiation support of key IT vendor contracts at the direction of management, and help identify improvement opportunities for IT governance and project selection

+ Work with cross-functional teams in implementing solutions

+ Participate in the development and presentation of final project deliverables

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of three years external consulting experience for a technology/business consulting firm or a combination of external consulting and technology industry experience, including a track record of driving major IT-related business change

+ Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university

+ Participation in significant IT projects, the scope of which should include at least one of the following areas: Enterprise Resources Planning implementation, outsourcing of a significant IT process, reengineering IT organization, business process reengineered, or IT infrastructure upgrade

+ Competency in at least two or more of the following technical disciplines: enterprise systems implementation, IT architecture and infrastructure management, post-merger IT integration, carve-out separation, process reengineering, offshoring, and outsourcing

+ Ability to prioritize/organize diverse material

+ Excellent foundational consulting skills: analytical, written and verbal communication, strong executive presence, facilitation and presentation skills

+ 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:** 5

**GF:** 15304

Senior Associate, IT Due Diligence, M&A/Strategy

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 04/15/2021

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