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Senior Associate, M&A Human Resources Strategy

**Business Title:** Senior Associate, M&A Human Resources Strategy

**Requisition Number:** 57266 - 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 in Integration & Separation for our Deal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

+ Perform domestic and global post-deal HR integrations with respect to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, carve-outs, and other similar transactions for Fortune 1000, middle market companies and private equity investors

+ Work with KPMG's cross-functional integration and separation teams on the HR portion of integration engagements, including but not limited to HR and Human Capital strategy, HR service delivery and HR operations, people-related compliance, compensation and benefits, organization design and execution, talent management and selection, transaction onboarding, and change management

+ Assist with identifying HR risk exposure in HR due diligence

+ Contribute to the engagement process from start to finish, including owning deliverables and work streams and the creation and coordination of client-ready deliverables with KPMG's integration and separation teams

+ Assist with communication of results to the clients

Qualifications:

+ A minimum of three years' experience in HR M&A consulting with a focus on Execution (Integration & Separation) and/or HR Due Diligence regarding human capital, human resources, organization design, talent selection, leadership assessments, talent management or change management

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

+ Highly motivated, self-starter, team player, with positive attitude, strong communication and relationship-building skills

+ Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

+ Experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing staff, clients, or partners towards the successful completion of a project

+ 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, age, 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:** 15299

Senior Associate, M&A Human Resources Strategy

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 03/25/2021

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