Associate Director - Data & Analytics

Job Description

Title: Associate Director - Data & Analytics

Company Name: KPMG

Vacancy: 2

Job Location: Wellington, Wellington Central

Employment Status: Full Time

Associate Director - Data & Analytics

KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax and advisory services to clients. 

KPMG Lighthouse is a centre of excellence (CoE) for data and analytics advisory and consulting services across New Zealand. Our advisors combine extensive knowledge of data and analytics, and a wide variety of businesses and sectors, to provide clients with a service, which adds recognised value.

KPMG Lighthouse provides an exciting and challenging environment, which enables our global specialist knowledge to offer clients a variety of data and analytics related services.  Assignments are often managed on a multi-disciplinary basis using the skills and experience of advisors from more than one service line.

 

The opportunity:

  • This senior leadership role is focused on shaping and building the Lighthouse team, whilst contributing to growth through identification and acquisition of new business, building networks and relationships, and promoting the services of KPMG as a whole.

 

Day to day you will:

  • Manage client portfolios on large engagements, including engagements that are increasingly complex in nature with some multi-disciplinary elements
  • Be an adept translator, translating business requirements into technical deliverables
  • Engage with stakeholders throughout the organisation to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business solutions
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and the ability to identify and seize opportunities to enhance revenue
  • Manage a broad range of people (at different levels), from across service lines outside of their technical area of expertise
  • Identify and proactively respond to new business opportunities including cross functional opportunities to provide added value to clients
  • A positive and flexible attitude and an enthusiasm to embrace new challenges and growth opportunities to gain experience

 

What you'll bring to our team:

  • 7+ years of relevant advisory/consulting experience preferred or experience gained in a government agency
  • Relevant qualification in Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or another quantitative field
  • Experience with analytic data warehouses, ETL, Business Intelligence and data visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Snowflake, Matillion)
  • Experience with hypothesis testing, statistical modelling and advanced analytical / AI techniques
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to work with cross functional teams to translate business issues into potential analytics solutions
  • Demonstrated ability in business development including being able to market self and attract new clients to the firm
  • Long-term experience and a proven record of accomplishment in the overall management and leadership of staff both as a team and in terms of their technical work

 

With current border and quarantine restrictions in place, KPMG New Zealand are unable to consider applications from candidates that do not currently have the right to live and work in New Zealand. To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

 

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

We offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people's wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.

We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.
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KPMG New Zealand is part of the international KPMG network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax and advisory services to clients. 

KPMG Lighthouse is a centre of excellence (CoE) for data and analytics advisory and consulting services across New Zealand. Our advisors combine extensive knowledge of data and analytics, and a wide variety of businesses and sectors, to provide clients with a service, which adds recognised value.

KPMG Lighthouse provides an exciting and challenging environment, which enables our global specialist knowledge to offer clients a variety of data and analytics related services.  Assignments are often managed on a multi-disciplinary basis using the skills and experience of advisors from more than one service line.

 

The opportunity:

  • This senior leadership role is focused on shaping and building the Lighthouse team, whilst contributing to growth through identification and acquisition of new business, building networks and relationships, and promoting the services of KPMG as a whole.

 

Day to day you will:

  • Manage client portfolios on large engagements, including engagements that are increasingly complex in nature with some multi-disciplinary elements
  • Be an adept translator, translating business requirements into technical deliverables
  • Engage with stakeholders throughout the organisation to identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive business solutions
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness and the ability to identify and seize opportunities to enhance revenue
  • Manage a broad range of people (at different levels), from across service lines outside of their technical area of expertise
  • Identify and proactively respond to new business opportunities including cross functional opportunities to provide added value to clients
  • A positive and flexible attitude and an enthusiasm to embrace new challenges and growth opportunities to gain experience

 

What you'll bring to our team:

  • 7+ years of relevant advisory/consulting experience preferred or experience gained in a government agency
  • Relevant qualification in Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems or another quantitative field
  • Experience with analytic data warehouses, ETL, Business Intelligence and data visualisation tools (e.g. Tableau, PowerBI, Snowflake, Matillion)
  • Experience with hypothesis testing, statistical modelling and advanced analytical / AI techniques
  • Experience with cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with proven ability to work with cross functional teams to translate business issues into potential analytics solutions
  • Demonstrated ability in business development including being able to market self and attract new clients to the firm
  • Long-term experience and a proven record of accomplishment in the overall management and leadership of staff both as a team and in terms of their technical work

 

With current border and quarantine restrictions in place, KPMG New Zealand are unable to consider applications from candidates that do not currently have the right to live and work in New Zealand. To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a valid work visa. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.

 

We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.

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