Financial Services Associate Financial Services Associate …

KPMG
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
KPMG
in Chicago, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Financial Services Associate
Associate, Financial Services, Data Capabilities

Requisition #: 53128

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Chicago, IL

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 an Associate in Customer & Operations for our practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with project managers, data modelers, and client teams to help solve client problems using analytical techniques
  • Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and management of effective work stream plans, models, and visualizations
  • Track, communicate, and manage project risks, budget, rates, staff members, and launch/closeout activities, including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites
  • Lead the development of engagement deliverables with a high degree of quality; able to work well in teams and communicate technical concepts in a simple and eloquent manner to senior client stakeholders

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of experience in consulting capacity and/or functional experience in the Financial Services industry
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Economics, Math, Statistics, Engineering, Science, or equivalent practical experience in management field from an accredited college/university (Target graduation dates before January 2020)
  • Strong technical skills along with the ability to navigate Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and a general understanding of data analysis techniques
  • Excellent communication, task, time management, and leadership skills, flexible and adaptable team player and resourceful in delivering high quality work
  • Exposure to Informatica and/or Collibra a plus
  • Prior knowledge of programming in languages such as: SQL, Python, R
  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

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 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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