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Senior Associate, Data Handling & Governance

Company: KPMG
Location: Montvale
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job 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 a Senior Associate to join our Advisory Data Organization.


  • Assist with the execution and management of projects within the Advisory Data Organization (ADO) Data Handling and Governance program
  • Manage inquiries from engagement and solution teams related to data usage, permissions and handling requirements, coordinating with key partners and subject matter experts across the firm
  • Maintain key program resources, keeping materials up to date with relevant and accurate regulatory and firm data handling guidance
  • Contribute to the definition and development of tools, frameworks, operating models and processes to enable efficiencies and reduce risk across Advisory engagement and solution data handling activities
  • Support and collaborate with ADO and firm-wide teams on cross-functional projects and initiatives


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Foundational understanding of data governance, data management and data privacy methodologies and approaches
  • Experience supporting or delivering projects within the data supply chain (e.g. sourcing, preparing, reporting, managing) or with determining business objectives for data and analytics initiatives, preferably in or related to consulting
  • Analytical mindset with a desire to gain a more tactical understanding of KPMG data assets
  • Some familiarity supporting data management, implementation or program governance, or compliance reporting within a regulated business
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present to an audience and to assist customers/users with data handling requirements and questions
  • Ability to travel up to 10% for purposes such as training and internal meetings or events; KPMG business travel is currently restricted due to COVID-19 and will open back up at some point in the future, with the safety and well-being of our people as the critical factor
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Colorado Salary Statement:

The salary range displayed is specifically for those potential hires who will work or reside in the state of Colorado if selected for the role. Any offered salary is determined based on internal equity, internal salary ranges, market data/ranges, applicant's skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications (e.g. JD/technology), for example.

Colorado Salary Range: Low: $74500 - High: $132600

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.

Keywords: KPMG, Tenafly , Senior Associate, Data Handling & Governance, Other , Montvale, New Jersey

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