KPMG Director, Thought Leadership in Montvale, New Jersey

Director, Thought Leadership

Montvale, New Jersey

Requisition #: 36165

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Montvale, NJ

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 Director, Thought Leadership to join our Business Services organization.


  • Take a lead role in the development of content by the KPMG Board Leadership Center (BLC) including KPMG's Audit Committee Institute and other board-related platforms and activities

  • Help prioritize issues and drive development and writing of BLC reports, papers, bylines, and presentations

  • Interact with directors and subject matter professionals to identify emerging trends, deepen our understanding of the director perspective and collaborate on thought leadership and educational programs and panels

  • Collaborate with BLC's strategic partners in the governance community to support co-sponsored educational programs and thought leadership initiatives

  • Serve as a lead BLC resource for KPMG partners and professionals seeking information and guidance to support their clients on board governance issues

  • Be available to represent BLC at high-profile events ranging from small-group peer exchanges to major director-focused conferences


  • Minimum ten years of experience in a business, legal, public sector, or “think tank” environment, with exposure to broad range of business issues around corporate governance and thought leadership

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; advanced degree preferred (e.g., JD, MBA, MS, MA)

  • Superior analytical, organizational, and writing skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of board practices and governance trends

  • Understanding of the business and legal/regulatory issues shaping governance practices

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


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.