KPMG Senior Associate, Risk Analytics in McLean, Virginia

Senior Associate, Risk Analytics

McLean, Virginia

Requisition #: 36571

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: McLean, VA

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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate/Senior Associate in Risk Strategy & Compliance - Risk Analytics for ourpractice.


  • Review credit payments and whole loan documentation to verify accuracy

  • Compare loan documentation with data for accuracy using tools in Excel

  • Prepare client deliverables (agreed-upon procedures report) and working papers supporting our findings

  • Work on advisory and audit engagements related to financial instrument valuations and cash flow analysis of structured products and loan portfolios

  • Work on engagements related to collateralized loan obligations (CLO), collateralized debt obligation (CDO), mortgage backed securities (MBS), asset-backed securities (ABS)

  • Perform compliance testing related to client agreements with investment banks, issuers, regulators, government agencies, and investors

Additional Responsibilities for Senior Associate:

  • Meet engagement deadlines and budgets, as well as maintain compliance with internal risk policy requirements

  • Interact with clients and team members to achieve engagement objectives

  • Execute against engagement work programs developed by managers and directors

  • Participate in securitized transactions such as collateralized loan obligations, residential mortgage backed security, and asset backed security


  • A minimum of one year of experience in financial services, preferably with experience in securitization or collateralized loan obligations (CLO)

  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in finance or accounting, from an accredited college/university

  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task many activities

  • Working knowledge of loan documentation preferred

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on critical analytical and independent thinking, yet working within a team framework

  • Strong Microsoft excel and data management skills

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Additional Qualifications for Senior Associate:

  • A minimum of three years of related work experience

  • Strong working knowledge of finance, real estate capital markets is preferred

  • Demonstrated supervisory experience

  • Well-established understanding of business dynamics and operations

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 or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, 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.