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Associate, Innovation Consultant

New York, NY

Career Level Requirement


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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate - Innovation Consultant (Financial Services) to join our KPMG Ignition within our Growth and Strategy organization.

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  • Assist workshop design, preparation, project management, and facilitation for various executive-level client facing workshops within Financial Services; leverage facilitation techniques such as design thinking to effectively run client facing workshops
  • Support all aspects of project management for workshop success, including identifying and managing key stakeholders to involve, preparing and/or collating necessary workshop inputs such as KPMG points of view or frameworks, proactively keeping the session on track and key people informed and prepared, and when needed, conducting research, or coordinating with the offshore team to conduct
  • Distill key points from industry and functional innovation research across Financial Services in Banking, FinTech, Insurance, Asset Management and Private Equity to help our clients understand signals of change to drive opportunities for innovation and transformation
  • Prepare presentations and in some cases, help present research key findings and points of view to engage effectively with C- level executives in trends insights and workshops
  • Create workshop debrief materials, synthesizing key takeaways from the workshop and putting them in the context of the client challenge or opportunity
  • Develop and manage project plans and financials, help manage and develop a sales pipeline, workshop and deliverable status tracking and data management, and create proposals
  • Minimum one year of recent experience delivering professional services in one or more financial services sector and business area, including Banking, FinTech, Insurance, Asset Management, PE and Strategy, Innovation, Design Thinking, Investments and M&A
  • Bachelor's degree or above in business from an accredited college or university
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Power Point, Word, Excel, and Outlook; ability to learn new analytical and virtual collaboration tools such as Mural
  • Passion in solving complex problems and comfort in collaborating with teammates; capability to understand business challenges and construct meaningful workshop structures and materials to help enable the client to achieve a desired outcome
  • Capacity to apply well developed research and analytical skills to find fact-based data, including "facts that matter most", using a broad array of resources and analytical tools; aptitude to manage senior stakeholders and distill key points; ability to collaborate and work in an agile, adaptable, dynamic, fast-paced environment; able to deal with complexity and ambiguity
  • Travel may range from 50% - 80% at times
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

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Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: KPMG-111524
Employment Type: Other

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