Director Rise PML - #99914


Date: 04/19/2022 14:00 PM

City: Lisle, Illinois

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

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KPMG is currently seeking a Director, Rise PML to join our Advisory organization.


  • Provide strategic direction and leadership and guide coordinated tactical action plans of the infrastructure/operational functions supporting assigned practice, based on changing business needs, objectives and strategies; partner with national practice leadership to develop and monitor go to market strategy for national practice
  • Develop communication plans facilitating change management for national practice operations initiatives; identify and/or drive practice-wide, national practice-wide and national strategic initiatives or projects; identify national practice operational best practices and directs the implementation and execution of such on a national practice-wide basis
  • Analyze relevant practice metrics to ensure strategic objectives are met and make recommendations to leadership regarding strategic and tactical operational changes that can influence achievement of objectives; develop and lead the implementation of action steps to achieve optimal business results based on market trends
  • Directly manage two or more CSS process support functions and provide strategic direction and oversight for the function; supervise other Operations Directors; team with Human Resources on the process and delivery of annual Performance Management and Salary Review processes
  • Work with national practice training on creation of the annual training plan, including budget and approvals; monitor Encore budgets and approve spending on behalf of the NMP/COO; linkage to national practice Operations Services thru definition of administrative support requirements and resulting strategy, including ongoing assessment of needs; team with national practice Finance and Accounting to provide financial support, including monthly and YTD analysis, creation of operating plan budgets, oversight of billings, mid-year and year end closes, review on P&L statements, expenses trends, T&E reviews, etc
  • Develop and drive internal communications, including annual partner meeting, monthly leadership calls, quarterly MSO, etc


  • Minimum ten years of recent experience in one or more business related areas including Finance, Human Resources, Resource Management, Marketing or general business operations preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college/university in Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources or related field
  • Ability to work independently and provide guidance and strategic advice to executive level management across all practice operational areas; prior experience as a direct supervisor for a staff consisting of different professional levels, including management
  • Past experience reading and analyzing Operating Statements (P&L)
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook; basic knowledge or experience with Microsoft Access, Customer Relationship Databases and Resource Management/scheduling tools
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, analytical and negotiating skills required

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.

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