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Senior Associate, Independence

Houston, TX 77007
**Business Title:** Senior Associate, Independence

**Requisition Number:** 84777 - 88

**Function:** Business Support Services

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** TX

**City:** Houston


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 Risk Management organization.


+ Apply a fundamental understanding of the applicable independence rules and regulations in executing procedures that contribute to providing basic guidance, to field professionals on the application of firm policy and regulatory rules and in providing entry-level guidance directly to field professionals on the application of such policy and rules in an area that requires limited judgment

+ Execute tasks of priority to the workgroup with limited supervision; manage a queue of multiple tasks that have both long-term and short-term deadlines; serve as mentor or coach to associates and monitor their work on team projects

+ Perform basic independence technical research, to contribute to the provision of technical guidance and to execute tasks; display a basic understanding of the impact of decisions on Audit, Advisory or Tax engagement teams and clients

+ Regularly interface with Independence Group workstream director-level professionals regarding the execution of tasks and responsibilities, that contribute to achieving desired outcomes for the Independence Group

+ Identify opportunities for innovation within executed tasks, processes and projects that contribute to the improved efficiency and effectiveness of the workgroup

+ Participate in and prepare for interactions with Audit, Advisory or Tax professionals to provide guidance regarding the application of professional independence standards along with a supervisor; directly interface with Audit, Advisory or Tax professionals on entry-level or routine matters involving professional standards or firm policy with limited involvement of a supervisor


+ Minimum three years recent Independence, legal, client service or related business experience

+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Finance, Accounting or Business Administration or equivalent work experience

+ Ability to have significant role within a project, process or program

+ Detail oriented and thorough, with effective time management skills

+ Strong verbal/written communication, problem solving, analytical and independent judgment skills to support an environment driven by customer service and teamwork

+ Ability to positively influence, mentor and be a credible source of knowledge to less experienced team members

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 ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) 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:** 5

**GF:** 15313


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

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