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KPMG Senior Associate, Strategic Insights and Projects in Seattle, Washington

Business Title: Senior Associate, Strategic Insights and Projects

Requisition Number: 86598 - 99

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: WA

City: Seattle

Description:

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, Strategic Insights and Projects to join our Growth & Strategy organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Support key strategic projects to drive the US Chief Strategy Officer agenda; KPMG's Market Intelligence (MI) Group provides data driven, actionable insights that drive leadership decisions and strategy at the firm, function, sector and account levels; the team systematically mines a global network of internal and external sources to identify signals, patterns, threats and opportunities for KPMG to prioritize operational and strategic decisions with the aim to 'future-proof' KPMG's position as a market leader; the MI team reports to the US Chief Strategy Officer and Global Strategic Relations & Investments leadership

  • Perform deep-dive analyses across the competitive landscape in the context of KPMG's strategy, market position and investment roadmap to reveal emerging opportunities and threats; these projects include market expansion/entry/exit, competitive deep dives, trend exploration (e.g., emerging technology, talent insights), as well as other high-priority initiatives under the US Chief Strategy Officer agenda

  • Support the development of a quarterly trend report to inform key senior leadership constituencies (US Management Committee, Global Management Team, etc.) of the most consequential strategic insights; this high-impact deliverable will translate relevant emerging trend inputs from across the team (and firm at large) into contextualized data-driven insight

  • Contribute domain expertise for strategic sectors such as healthcare, fintech, insurance and strategic topics such as IoT, Blockchain, AI, ESG

  • Report to the Director of Strategic Projects with support from onshore resources as well as an extended team of offshore colleagues

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of current and/or recent management consulting/strategy experience or experience in corporate innovation, new product/service development, or market research

  • Bachelor's degree in a business and/or quantitative related field from an accredited college or university

  • Strong project management, research, communication, and presentation skills; demonstrated ability to work with and lead discussions with cross-functional stakeholders

  • Proven ability to leverage data analysis techniques and tools to discern market patterns and generate actionable insights; broad strategic thinker with an interest and ability to work with a dynamic team across a wide range of technology, policy, social and economic issues

  • Strong ability to manage competing priorities; self-starter with initiative, comfort with ambiguity and interest in being part of a fast paced, high impact team

  • Client service experience strongly preferred and a willingness and ability to travel 10%

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.

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