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KPMG Sr Associate, Software Asset Management in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Sr Associate, Software Asset Management

Requisition Number: 50783 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

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 a Sr Associate in CIO Advisory for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide high quality professional day-to-day execution of various Software Asset Management (SAM) engagements including SAM current state assessments, software license optimization reviews and SAM tool implementations/integrations

  • Analyze complex software license agreements and deployments to obtain license positions for various software vendors and to provide license optimization advice to our clients

  • Analyze clients' SAM processes, organization and tools to identify gaps and options for remediation

  • Configure SAM tools to provide automated license reporting

  • Project a professional image of KPMG and prepare and deliver presentations to clients

  • Oversee field teams and draft deliverables for management review and document review results in work papers

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of three years of experience software asset management including either software license analysis reviews or SAM tool implementations/integrations

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to conduct meetings with clients and third parties in challenging surroundings

  • Strong working knowledge of the licensing of at least one of the following major software license providers including: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Symantec, VMWare and Salesforce

  • Excellent analytical, research, organizational, issue identification, prioritization, and resolution and report writing skills and experience with data analysis tools including Excel, Access, and Sequel

  • Experience with leading teams and overseeing fieldwork including SAM process, organization and tool assessments and experience with market leading SAM tools including at least one of the following providers: Flexera, ServiceNow or Snow

  • Ability to 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, 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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