KPMG Director, Human Resources M&A - Due Diligence in Chicago, Illinois

Director, Human Resources M&A - Due Diligence

New York, New York

Requisition #: 37621

Practice Area: Advisory

Location: Chicago, IL; New York, NY

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KPMG is currently seeking a Director in Integration & Separation for ourpractice.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform buy and sell-side financial HR due diligence, as well as global post-deal integrations with respect to mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs, carve-outs, and other similar transactions for Fortune 1000 and middle market companies and private equity investors

  • Analyze target company data to identify key HR-related financial exposures in a due diligence context, including those related to pensions, postretirement medical, executive agreements, change in control / severance plans, Section IRC 280G (“Golden Parachutes”), active health and welfare, multiemployer, deferred compensation (IRC 409A), equity compensation plans, and collective bargaining agreements

  • Lead and manage the engagement process from start to finish, including setting scopes, budgets, staffing resources, creation and coordination of client-ready deliverables with KPMG's engagement teams, and direct communication of results with clients

  • Work with KPMG's integration and separation teams on HR integration engagements, focusing on the establishment and merging of compensation and benefits platforms

  • Oversee and drive development of staff, including being mentor and coach to junior team members

  • Direct business development initiatives

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight years actuarial or other experience in the valuation, design, and implementation of pensions, post-retirement medical, health and welfare, and/or compensation plans with a top accounting or benefits consulting firm

  • Bachelor s degree from an accredited university/college

  • Has either attained, or is on track to attain, FSA, Enrolled Actuary (EA), CCP, CEP, or JD designations

  • Extensive experience in project management including planning, organizing, coordinating, and managing staff, clients, and/or partners towards the successful completion of a project; Experience in M&A due diligence and HR integrations, including implementation of compensation and benefit plans

  • Highly motivated, self-starter, team player, with positive attitude and strong quantitative, communication and relationship-building 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

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

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).

Financial

  • 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.