KPMG Senior Associate, Federal IT Attestation in McLean, Virginia

Business Title: Senior Associate, Federal IT Attestation

Requisition Number: 67383

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest: IT Audit

State: VA

City: McLean

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 to join our Federal Advisory practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and execute the day-to-day activities of Information Technology (IT) audit engagements, including system development, package implementation, SSAE 16 readiness assessments, and/or platform reviews for U.S. Federal government clients

  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of technology controls throughout the business cycle

  • Identify and communicate IT audit findings to senior management and clients

  • Help identify performance improvement opportunities for assigned clients

  • Supervise associates and interns on engagements

  • Serve as a liaison between clients and upper management

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of experience in any of the following areas: internal or external IT audit, risk assessment, business process reengineering, Enterprise Resource Planning packages (SAP, Oracle Financials, Hyperion, and Cognos), and Customer Relationship Management packages (Siebel, IT security, project management, IT outsourcing or off shoring, and/or IT strategy); U.S. Federal government consulting experience preferred

  • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate field from an accredited college/university

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior level executives

  • Strong leadership and communication skills, technical knowledge, and the ability to write at a publication quality level in order to communicate findings and recommendations to the client's senior management team

  • U.S. citizenship required and an active U.S. Federal government Secret security clearance

  • Ability to travel

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, 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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