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KPMG Senior Associate, Application Security and Controls - Workday in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Senior Associate, Application Security and Controls - Workday

Requisition Number: 56212 - 39

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: MA

City: Boston

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 to join our Advisory Services practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute client engagements focusing on Workday controls, Workday security and audits of Workday environments

  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of Workday controls throughout the business cycle

  • Work with clients to identify opportunities for improvement in the areas of Workday security and controls

  • Supervise associates on engagements

  • Lead meetings with clients related to Workday security and controls

  • Help coach and train team members to grow the Workday knowledgebase of the team

Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of recent experience; or two or more full lifecycle engagements implementing Financials or Human Capital Management with hands-on Workday security and controls implementation experience

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university; certifications in Workday Financials or Human Capital Management preferred

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation and presentation skills with the ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives

  • Experience being a project or team lead within a consulting firm, preferred

  • Capable of running multiple projects concurrently and meet deadlines and provide timely updates to management to be able resolve issues

  • Willingness to grow skills and knowledge and become an expert with Workday security and controls

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

  • Applicants must be currently 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.

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