KPMG Sr. Associate, Advanced Analytics Consultant in Chicago, Illinois

Sr. Associate, Advanced Analytics Consultant

New York, New York

Requisition #: 37320

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Irvine, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Charlotte, NC; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Seattle, WA

Innovate. Collaborate. Shine. Lighthouse — KPMG's Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics — has both applied data science, AI, and big data architecture capabilities. Here, you’ll work with a diverse team of sophisticated data and analytics professionals to explore the solutions for clients in a platform-diverse environment. This means your ability to find answers is limited only by your creativity in leveraging a vast array of techniques and tools. Be a part of a high-energy, diverse, fast-paced, and innovative culture that delivers with the agility of a tech startup and the backing of a leading global consulting firm. For you, that translates into the chance to work on a wide range of projects — covering technologies and solutions from AI to optimization — and the power to have a real impact in the business world. So, bring your creativity and pioneering spirit to KPMG Lighthouse.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr. Associate, Data Analytics Strategy Consultant to join our- Center of Excellence for Advanced Analytics to work with our Financial Services team.

Responsibilities:

  • Bring strong sector- and/or business-process-specific knowledge to bear for D&A strategy, transformation, or solution design engagements; focused on helping clients understand the broader D&A journey and implications, and helping engagement teams understand domain context required for delivering meaningful and effective insights from D&A solutions; Gather client and market information through interviews, surveys, workshops, and market research; realize requirements, styles and preferences for visualizations within sectors of expertise; managers in this role may have some opportunity to assist in the overseeing the design, management, execution, and implementation of complex analytics models.

  • Assess, capture and translate complex business needs and existing organization D&A maturity levels into a structured strategy for D&A capability development, including role and process design, analytics use case ideation and technology roadmapping with the ability to explain data & analytics concepts to non-technical team members

  • Proactively broaden and deepen client relationships by working with varying levels of client team members and utilize a hypothesis-driven, problem-solving approach to design and review with clients all aspects of an organization-specific D&A target operating model

  • Research and communicate sector or process-specific data and D&A solution design requirements, including building such design requirements into targeted visualizations

  • Apply data & analytics concepts to bueinss problems with an understanding of how applying these concepts can provide business value; design, host and debrief a variety of information gathering exercises as part of D&A strategy and transformation readiness evaluations; for example, collaborative workshops and ideation sessions, 1:1 leadership interviews, survey design and execution and external market research

  • Support project leaders in tracking and communicating project risks, budget, rates and launch/closeout activities; including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites (shared with D&A Modelers and D&A Engineers); manage/mentor KPMG resources to drive engagments to successful closure

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment with previous experience in strategy and/or analytics consulting highly regarded

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (master's or MBA degree preferred) with knowledge of topics such as statistics, econometrics, machine learning, operations research, decision science, and cloud computing

  • Demonstrated analytics solution design and build expertise, project management skills, strong business consulting acumen in applying advanced analytics to solve business issues, and knowledge of business operational, process, delivery, and revenue models

  • Demonstrated ability to manage engagements and interface with senior level management internally as well as with clients and significant project management, client handling, and executive communication capabilities (e.g., interviews, workshop management, business writing)

  • Sector- and/or process-specific experience in D&A strategy and transformation, as well as exposure to design and implementation needs with a good understanding of general landscape for data science and big data opportunities; deeper understanding of sector- and/or process-specific landscape for opportunities

  • Organization design, transformation design/execution expertise, workstream management skills, and strong business consulting acumen with ignificant project management, client handling, and executive communication capabilities (e.g., interviews, workshop management, business writing)

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. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.