Senior Associate, Account Operations - #1687269


Date: 1 week ago
City: Portland, OR
Contract type: Full time
Business Title:
Senior Associate, Account Operations
Requisition Number:
111506 - 75
Area of Interest:


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 Senior Associate, Account Operations to join our Market Development organization.


  • Communicate account operational changes and updates; work with account leadership to standardize operational processes and implement enhancements; assist with the implementation and integration of client Vendor Management Systems (VMS) into account processes; oversee account operations onshore and offshore resources and provide direction/oversight to ensure effective collaboration and information sharing; oversee Contractor Labor Programs
  • Leverage appropriate firm tools and resources for accurate and timely reporting; manage account reporting to include pipeline, financial planning, engagement tracking, and responses to client requests for information; coordinate response to other required KPMG or client-required reporting such as global and U.S. internal growth programs, Government Services Administration (GSA) audits, and more
  • Understand the operational implications of the client Master Services Agreement (MSA), statement of work (SOW) templates and rate card(s); ensure compliance with MSA requirements (GDPR, IPP, Web Controls); facilitate responses to client requests, audits, and risk assessments; understand operational changes to the client MSA and stay current on the latest SOW templates and rates; communicate operational changes to the team
  • Coordinate responses to member firm inquiries; assist with Sentinel approval tracking and tree maintenance
  • Build and maintain relationship with client vendor management and/or procurement function to optimize contract processing times; collaborate with account onshore and offshore resources, ensuring continuous process improvement and increased efficiency
  • Contribute to new account team onboarding, onboarding collateral creation and collaboration platform maintenance; ensure business continuity of the account processes and resources


  • Minimum five years of recent experience in one or more business related areas including financial and data analysis, project management, and business operations management
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university in business administration, finance or related field; Master’s degree from an accredited college/university preferred
  • Exceptional communication, interpersonal, organizational, problem solving, and analytical skills; ability to proactively manage upwards; strong project management skills with the capability to manage concurrent projects, prioritize multiple tasks and apply proactive and creative approach leveraging firm tools and resources
  • Solid critical thinking and issue resolution skills, with a drive to tackle complex challenges and offer effective solutions; deep understanding of different business functions and ability to engage, as needed
  • Skilled in assessing end-to-end processes, identifying gaps, proposing solutions, and overseeing implementation; able to train and supervise the work of onshore and offshore resources; effective time management skills and aptitude to manage stakeholder expectations and delegate; ability to exercise independent judgment to make day-to-day decisions
  • Experience with collaboration platforms, Customer Relationship Databases and Vendor Management Systems is preferred; excellent presentation skills with ability to summarize and analyze large data sets for leadership review; proficient in Microsoft Office and data analysis/reporting in Excel is required
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