Director, Audit Business Engagement

Kpmg New York , NY 10007

Posted 2 weeks ago

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 Director, Audit Business Engagement to join our Digital Business Transformation organization. This opportunity is open to internal candidates from all KPMG US locations and external candidates interested in being based in one of the cities listed within this posting.

Responsibilities:

  • Strategic and proactive accountability to ensure long term technology delivery of business objectives align with the organization's technology strategy; understand the business strategy, processes and decision makers; and foster participation in solution fiscal planning, scope, prioritization, delivery, and enhancement of solutions

  • Accountable for managing business priorities and acting as proxy for business in IT discussion

  • Develop solid business relationships becoming a trusted advisor with key leaders and stakeholders to pro-actively support business objectives and effectively manage business demand for technology services; Facilitate emerging technology showcase discussions and advocate for digital literacy within business

  • Act as business executive level escalation point, communicating risk and overall health of the portfolio, providing recommendations to resolve issues and evaluating alternative implementations as needed while steering overall business expectations, perceptions and support ongoing two way communication of technology strategies, priorities and governance

  • Outline technology fiscal planning and be accountable for overall technology spend, including budget allocations and updated budget forecasts; Communicate available and planned services to business stakeholders and monitor service performance

  • Work within our broader team to ensure projects are delivered according to business expectations, understand internal changes (e.g. upgrades to infrastructure, technology refreshes, internal projects) that need to be prioritized and scheduled in the change plan; Contribute to development of best practices, methodologies, key performance indicators, and metrics to demonstrate value offered within specific support areas to effectively improve business and IT engagement

Qualifications:

  • Minimum ten years of experience in technology software development, operations, and business process development

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university or equivalent work experience; Master's degree from an accredited/university is preferred

  • Strong leadership qualities with proven ability to lead and motivate geographically-dispersed technical teams with the ability to work effectively with clients, senior management, and other team members

  • Outstanding verbal/written communication, collaboration, presentation and negotiation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and team work; Ability to foster the development of high performance teams; Capable of building strong professional relationships with ability to influence all levels across the organization; able to set and execute strategic initiatives for team

  • Creative thinker with ability to identify innovative business solutions. Ability to develop strategic organization and resource plans, defining next generation business and leadership need

  • Occasional travel up to twenty percent

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, 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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Kpmg