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Manager, Operational Due Diligence, M&A Strategy

KPMG
Chicago, IL 60684
**Business Title:** Manager, Operational Due Diligence, M&A Strategy


**Requisition Number:** 84182 - 31


**Function:** Advisory


**Area of Interest:**


**State:** IL


**City:** Chicago


**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.


KPMG is currently seeking a Manager in M&A Services for our KPMG Strategy (https://advisory.kpmg.us/) practice.


Responsibilities:


+ Lead M&A/Operational Due Diligence projects and Synergy/Cost Assessments, as well as Value Capture/Performance Improvement projects from start to finish, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, generating information/data requests, leading client and target workshops, creating and coordinating final deliverables, and assisting with presentation of results

+ Act as the day-to-day, full-time project manager to help ensure successful problem formulation, hypotheses generation, comprehensive analysis in testing 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 value-add insights that tie to the client's strategic and financial ambitions, including identifying the underlying value proposition and challenging the client's near and long term investment thesis through structured data analyses to identify operational risks, efficiencies, or other opportunities

+ 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:


+ A minimum of five years external consulting experience in a client-facing strategy discipline at a Big 4 firm, major strategy firm, or a boutique strategy firm with a focus on private equity due diligence, operational due diligence, and/or operational performance improvement

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college/university is preferred

+ Experience in the following strategy consulting areas: private equity, transaction and business due diligence, operational and performance improvement, strategic growth, or other relevant strategy experience

+ Strong business acumen, with analytical and problem solving skills and ability to understand how business model decisions impact operating model design/execution across operations, technology, risk governance, and organizational design

+ Comfort with ambiguity and fluid consulting situations; willingness to travel as necessary

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


At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.


**GL:** 4


**GF:** 15299

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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-15

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