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KPMG Data Solutions Senior Analyst in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Data Solutions Senior Analyst

Requisition Number: 56728 - 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 an AAS - Data Solutions Senior Analyst in Accounting Advisory Services for our Deal Advisory (https://advisory.kpmg.us/) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a collaborative and dynamic team environment supporting clients on a variety of complex business and accounting issues related to divestitures, acquisitions, restatements and emerging from bankruptcy, owning and participating in all components of the client delivery process

  • Access, parse and load complex data sets from a variety of structured and unstructured sources, ranging from small, simple excel reports to large, complex datasets from enterprise applications and data warehouses quickly, efficiently and accurately

  • Execute on a broad range of data engineering (data extraction, transformation and loading), data modeling (structured and unstructured data) and analytic techniques at the direction of KPMG and client leaders; assess, design and build tailored financial database models, analysis and tools/applications based upon the dynamic needs of each project; draft and present technical documentation and client presentations

  • Interface and collaborate with client management teams and technical resources, KPMG project leaders, application owners, technical and developer resources to align product deliverables and work stream plans

  • Bring an innovative and entrepreneurial spirit to your role through the identification, design, development of solutions to improve the projects, processes and solutions around you leveraging your skill set through continuous learning opportunities

  • Mentor, teach, share knowledge and communicate with your colleagues across projects, service lines and the firm; rapidly understand client dynamics and key issues, concerns, models, synergies and accounting and tax reporting implications

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of recent experience in developing database models or applications with proficiency in SQL, Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau or similar data analysis and ETL tools; knowledge of Python, R, DAX and/or M a plus

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university

  • Experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating and supervising staff, clients and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and succeed in a fast-paced environment as a team player

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to explain complex technical concepts down to actionable objectives to advise stakeholders including C-level executives, client management and firm colleagues and able to explain business processes, concepts, challenges and issues to technical resources

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills including pivot tables, power pivots & query, formulas, macros and external data connections

  • Willingness and ability to travel

  • 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 ( 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.

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