KPMG Senior Associate, Procurement Advisory in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Senior Associate, Procurement Advisory

Requisition Number: 28492 - 30

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago


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 in Customer & Operations for our Management Consulting practice.


  • Participate in client engagements and work streams related to strategy improvement and purchase-to-pay (P2P) services procurement transformation, category management, contract management processes and supplier selection

  • Serve as a resource and key team member on projects and help ensure timely delivery of results

  • Review the work product of associates and provide direction and training as necessary

  • Execute process transformation, measurable improved operational performance and organizational restructuring plans

  • Establish client value propositions that tie financial metrics and CFO focus areas directly to operations business improvement


  • A minimum of three years of management consulting experience in P2P services procurement transformation, supplier relationship management, category management and contract management processes

  • Bachelor¬ís degree in finance, engineering, operations analysis or a related field from an accredited college/university; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Functional knowledge of applications enabling strategic sourcing such as SAP SRM, Ariba (Ariibabuyer), Emportis, and Oracle (I-Procurement)

  • Strong data analysis and/or process mapping skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication, facilitation, and presentation skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • 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 equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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