KPMG Senior Associate Independence in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey

Senior Associate Independence

Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey

Requisition #: 38784

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Woodcliff Lake, NJ

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 Senior Associate, Independence to join our Independence group, which is part of KPMG's Legal, Risk and Regulatory organization.


  • Assist the firm and its personnel with maintaining independence in accordance with professional standards and firm policies

  • Interact with partners and employees to provide Independence policy guidance and to resolve questions regarding the application of Independence standards

  • Provide advice regarding the scope of services that may be provided to audit clients and their affiliates

  • Leverage research, critical thinking and analytical skills to evaluate the Firm's Independence/relationships with respect to existing and prospective audit clients

  • Participate in the development of policies and procedures; identify and aid with implementation of process enhancements and improvements

  • Partake in special projects on ad hoc and on-going basis


  • Minimum of four years of business experience preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Ability to build relationships, networks and credibility with numerous constituents along with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills with the ability to evaluate, track and organize large amounts of information from multiple sources

  • Experience responding to complex inquiries, performing research, analyzing data and identifying potential issue

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

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


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).


  • 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.