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Director, Global Business Operations Team Lead

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Director, Global Business Operations Team Lead

Requisition #: 49578

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Montvale, NJ; Woodcliff Lake, NJ

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 Director, Global Business Operations Team Lead to join our Global Business Operations organization.


  • Oversee the Global Business Operations (GBO) business lead team consisting of ten Associate Directors and Managers and generate an overall sense of community and cooperation among them
  • Support the business leads and provide strategic and executive-level guidance for alignment with Global Independence Group (GIG)/GBO priorities and objectives and help navigate politically difficult situations with high visibility
  • Maintain strong relationship with selected high-profile stakeholders globally and with special emphasis on board-level firms
  • Promote integration among Risk applications and identify capability gaps for individuals and the team as a whole and foster approaches to improve as well as identify and disseminate consistent use of best practice
  • Maintain a strategic and cross-application perspective and be aware of emerging regulations and global compliance and risk priorities
  • Support Executive Director in creating reports, key messaging and recommendations relevant to the GBO Investment Program, provide leadership in executive communications to senior leadership


  • Minimum ten years’ experience preferably working in a professional services/accounting firm environment
  • Minimum five years’ experience in a client facing or IT relationship manager role or equivalent including experience as a direct supervisor for staff 
  • Minimum three years' experience with Business Analysis and experience leading the initiation, requirements, design, building, and/or deployment of large and complex applications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working in Risk Management, Compliance and Independence strongly preferred
  • Possess executive presence, presentation and excellent communication skills with extensive experience preparing business cases to executive level audiences

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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