KPMG Manager, M&A Services in Chicago, Illinois

Manager, M&A Services

Santa Clara, California

Requisition #: 33708

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Santa Clara, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY

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 in M&A Services for ourpractice.


  • Oversee operational due diligence and performance improvement engagements, while driving the completion of the team's deliverables and positioning the firm to assist the client on additional projects

  • Execute in-depth studies and performance improvement initiatives within a given functional area, such as supply chain management, pricing, sales and marketing, operating expense management, product management, or organizational design, and integrate findings from SPI®, (KPMG's proprietary profitability model) with the client's strategic objectives and business constraints

  • Lead cross-functional teams in developing and implementing services, managing key interviews, leading workshops, and conducting industry research through secondary and primary resources, ultimately overseeing the development and presentation of final project deliverables

  • Work closely with the engagement leaders to help build relationships with clients

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


  • Minimum of five years of experience in M&A consulting at a Big 4 firm or a major strategy or boutique strategy firm providing advisory services in mergers and acquisitions, with specific experience providing operational performance improvement services and operational due diligence to clients

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

  • Deep domain expertise in financial analysis, business strategy, organizational design, and supply chain optimization to enable direction and review of the team's studies

  • Deep performance improvement skillset with the ability to develop strategic insights from profitability and other related analysis

  • Operational exposure across primary corporate functions (e.g. HR, IT, Finance, Legal etc.), including the ability to assess, improve and redesign business processes and functional organizations

  • Ability to travel as necessary

  • 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, 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, status with regard to public assistance, 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.