KPMG Contract Tax Recruiting Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Contract Tax Recruiting Manager

Chicago, Illinois

Requisition #: 35182

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Chicago, IL

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 Manager, Contract Tax Recruiting to join our HR organization.


  • Manage critical relationships with key firm leaders, internal business partners, and retained search firms to source and recruit executive-level talent

  • Drive a complex partner and managing director recruiting and admissions process, working closely with candidates and internal stakeholders to help ensure the process is both thorough and efficient

  • Engage in client-facing strategic partnering with national, market, service, and industry leaders with respect to the firm’s human capital

  • Utilize direct sourcing for senior level partner and managing directors

  • Maintain compliance with established recruitment and hiring procedures

  • Liaise with research and other recruiting teams on the acquisition of qualified candidates, as well as represent KPMG in the marketplace


  • Minimum of five years of progressive recruiting experience, some specifically in Advisory or consulting; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic executive recruiting plans to support the business strategy for the practice

  • Ability to forecast, manage, execute and deliver results around the recruiting strategy

  • Strong problem solving and presentation skills and able to gather, analyze, and report performance data

  • Strong understanding of practice areas, business acumen and drivers

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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, 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.

Our Benefits


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).


  • 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.