KPMG Senior Associate, Data & Analytics Consultant in Chicago, Illinois
Business Title: Senior Associate, Data & Analytics Consultant
Requisition Number: 67141
Function: Business Support Services
Area of Interest: Data Analytics
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KPMG is currently seeking a Data Analytics Consultant, to join our Advanced Analytics team.
Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into a structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and development of effective work stream plans
Utilize a hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to design, construct, and rapidly test/iterate exploratory analyses that will reveal insight and opportunities for the client
Deliver client analytics project work stream through direct ownership of data ingestion, validation, mining, and engineering, as well as modeling, visualization, and client communication deliverables (on more advanced projects, will work with data science, big data, and visualization experts)
Build analytics solutions using variety of big data technologies and analytics tools as required by the client, and create robust documentation of solutions and underlying design decisions and operating procedures
Support project leaders in tracking and communicating project risks, budget, rates, and launch/closeout activities, including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites
Proactively broaden and deepen client relationships by working with varying levels of client team members
Minimum of four years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment
Bachelor's degree in a technical or quantitative field from an accredited college or university (master's or MBA degree preferred) with working knowledge of topics such as statistics, econometrics, machine learning, operations research, decision science, and cloud computing
Demonstrated analytics solution design and build expertise, work stream management skills, strong business consulting acumen in applying advanced analytics to solve business issues, and knowledge of business operational, process, delivery, and revenue models
Strong communication skills with the ability to explain technical concepts and analytics-driven findings to business people, and to explain business processes, concepts, challenges, and issues to technical resources
Ability to travel up to 80%
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, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, 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.