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KPMG Director, M&A Services in Houston, Texas

Director, M&A Services

Santa Clara, California

Requisition #: 40462

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Santa Clara, CA; Houston, TX

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 in M&A Services for ourpractice.

Responsibilities:

  • As a key advisor to corporate clients, direct and deliver operational due diligence services and key analytical outputs, while overseeing teams of consultants on each engagement

  • Work closely with the engagement Partner/Managing Director to lead and develop client relationships

  • Help lead business development efforts focused on M&A/operational due diligence, including writing proposals, participating in pitch meetings, and negotiating scope and terms

  • Lead the team to create value-add insights that tie to the client's strategic and financial ambitions, including identifying the underlying value proposition and challenging the client's near and long term investment thesis through structured data analyses to identify operational risks, efficiencies, or other opportunities

  • Work across B2B and B2C industries, including industrials, services, healthcare, consumer goods, retail, energy, technology and telecom, and financial services

  • Participate in the professional development of KPMG Strategy team members and assist with the recruiting and training of new staff

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years external consulting experience in a client-facing strategy discipline at a Big 4 firm, major strategy firm, or a boutique strategy firm, with a focus on private equity due diligence, operational due diligence, and/or operational performance improvement; additional relevant work experience, ideally with M&A Operations work experience for a private equity firm, strategy and/or corporate development department of a Fortune 100 firm

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university, preferably in Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field; Master's degree in Business Administration from an accredited college/university is preferred

  • Experience helping global corporations and/or private equity firms conduct thorough analysis of potential acquisition targets, including assessing and executing operational due diligence, carve-outs, and performance improvements; plus project/program management, strategic cost management, operational improvement, customer profitability, pricing, discount optimization, organizational restructuring, change management, and/or corporate turn-arounds

  • Strong business acumen, with analytical and problem solving skills and ability to understand how business model decisions impact operating model design/execution across operations, technology, risk governance and organizational design

  • Comfort with ambiguity and fluid consulting situations

  • Ability to travel at a significant level, as needed

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. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.

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