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KPMG Manager, Working Capital Strategy in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Manager, Working Capital Strategy

Requisition Number: 59184 - 39

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: MA

City: Boston

Description:

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the data analytics portion of Working Capital engagements focused on order to cash, procure to pay, inventory optimization and corporate performance improvement, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, generating data requests, leading client and target workshops, creating and coordinating final deliverables and assisting with presentation of results

  • Act as the project manager to help ensure successful problem formulation, hypotheses generation, comprehensive analysis, testing of hypotheses and problem resolution

  • 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

  • Lead the team to create insights tied to the client's strategic and financial ambitions, including identifying the underlying value proposition and challenging the client's near and long term working capital and cash flow management objectives through structured data analyses

  • Help lead proposal development and other new business development activities by leveraging new and existing relationships with C-level executives across corporate and private equity clients

  • Support professional development of KPMG Strategy team staff

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in a Data Analytics focused project management role, with preferred exposure to Working Capital principles such as order to cash, procure to pay, supply chain, inventory cash flow and operational performance improvement

  • Bachelor's degree in a quantitative discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Economics, Statistics, Computer Science, Engineering); Master's degree is preferred

  • Experience with predictive modeling techniques and analyzing/leveraging various Data Analytics tools such Alteryx, Tableau and Power BI to manage data sets, data visualizations, dashboards and data exploration

  • Proven ability to perform data driven analyses including problem statement, data discovery, and statistical analysis

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills; comfortable explaining technical insight topics to non-technical users related to data/financial analysis, business strategy, and supply chain optimization

  • Ability to travel at a significant level

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US with no need for 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 ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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