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KPMG Director, Commercial Due Diligence, M&A Strategy (Consumer/Retail) in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Director, Commercial Due Diligence, M&A Strategy (Consumer/Retail)

Requisition Number: 63080 - 39

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: Deal

State: MA

City: Boston

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 Director in M&A Services for our KPMG Strategy (https://advisory.kpmg.us/) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key advisor to corporate and private equity clients, focusing on the delivery of commercial and strategic due diligence and growth strategy services in the Consumer/Retail industry

  • Lead all aspects of project planning, team design, and progress tracking while serving as a thought leader and advisor to clients

  • Work closely with the engagement Partner or Managing Director to lead and build the relationship with the client

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

  • Work across B2B and B2C industries, including industrial 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:

  • Minimum of eight years of work experience in a client-facing strategy discipline in the Consumer/Retail industry at a major strategy, boutique strategy, or a Big 4 consulting firm, with a specialization in commercial due diligence and growth strategy

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

  • Significant experience focused in the Consumer/Retail industry helping corporations or private equity firms conduct thorough analysis of potential acquisition targets, including assessing the market landscape (structure, size and profitability, drivers of performance, trends, outlook), the target's competitive position (competitive landscape, target's relative financial performance, target's relative offer position), and the viability of the target's revenue and profit forecast and client's investment thesis

  • Strong business acumen, with analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to understand how business model decisions impact performance

  • Comfort with ambiguity and fluid client situations and ability to work in a fast-paced deal environment

  • Willingness and ability to travel

  • Applicants must be permanently 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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