**Business Title:** Strategy Director
**Requisition Number:** 58168 - 17
**Function:** Business Support Services
**Area of Interest:**
Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides 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 a Strategy Director to join our Clients and Markets organization.
+ Act as the corporate strategy liaison to one of our three service units, provide strategic advice - primarily related to growth (organic and inorganic) - to one or more industry groups, and serve as an internal strategy consultant for specific areas of the firm
+ Conduct reviews and pressure test service unit submitted strategic plans and answers to challenge questions, prepare for Management Committee and bi-annual management strategic reviews and firm communications of outcomes
+ Continue dialogue and communications with service unit and industry group stakeholders to remain aligned on changes to strategy or planned investments
+ Develop ad-hoc studies, analyses and strategies to support the firm's long-term strategic goals and act as a liaison with the market intelligence organization to identify analysis or research needed to inform strategic studies
+ Compile assessments, develop business cases and present output to senior leadership to help guide decisions
+ Lead special projects that support the overall strategy, coordinate with project stakeholders, drive and create project specific deliverables and understand how the effort ties into firm operations / service units and overall strategic goals
+ Minimum of four years of experience with strong performance at a boutique strategy consulting firm/unit in at least one of the following strategy consulting areas: strategic planning and growth, operational improvement, or other relevant strategy experience; ten years of recent progressive leadership preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment
+ MBA, JD, or PhD degree from an accredited college or university
+ Ability to conduct value-added questioning and challenge conversations with firm business executives about their business strategies in a positive, non-derogatory fashion
+ Strong strategic insight development, strategy process design, research, analytical and project management skills
+ Blend of excellent verbal / written communication skills and very strong quantitative capabilities
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.