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KPMG Associate, Hardware Asset Management in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Associate, Hardware Asset Management

Requisition Number: 56531 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

Historically, the travel requirement for this position has ranged from 80-100%. The safety and well-being of our people continues to be the top priority, and our decisions around travel are informed by government COVID-19 response directives, recommendations from leading health authorities, and guidance from a number of infectious disease experts. For now, all KPMG business travel, international and domestic, is currently restricted to client-essential sales/delivery activity only. At some point in the future and with the safety of people as the critical factor, the travel requirement will likely increase, possibly to previous levels, but KPMG is committed to balancing client requirements with new delivery capabilities.

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate in CIO Advisory for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Meet with prospective clients to explain the benefits and risks of hardware and software asset management

  • Support IT Asset Management (ITAM) engagements that include maturity assessments, gap analysis, process improvements, tool selection, and implementation

  • Prepare deliverables and presentation material to clients in addition to leading client presentations and data gathering sessions to support ITAM initiatives

  • Identify performance improvement opportunities for clients for ITAM and adjacent functions including Change Management and Release Management

  • Support the development of internal ITAM training materials (processes, principles, and concepts)

  • Help develop intellectual property for the firm to utilize in the form of whitepapers, project plans, and process guides

Qualifications:

  • One year of experience in an IT or Finance related field

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in an appropriate field; MBA from an accredited college/university preferred

  • Understand the basic ITAM principles from a physical, financial, and contractual perspective

  • Knowledge of ITAM technology platforms such as ServiceNow, Remedy, Maximo, or Flexera preferred

  • Effective written and oral communication skills with strong interpersonal skills

  • Travel as needed

  • 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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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