Functional CFO, Advisory



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Accounting & Finance
Multiple locations · Atlanta, GA, USA · Boston, MA, USA · Dallas, TX, USA · Chicago, IL, USA · Texas, USA · New York, NY, USA · McLean, VA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 6, 2024

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 Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or Divisional Head of Finance to join our Advisory operating division.


  • Report to the Firm CFO and have a strategic role in the overall management of the company as a key member of the finance and business executive management teams; inspire, lead, and motivate a team of finance professionals supporting Advisory
  • Participate as a key member of both finance and business leadership teams to develop and implement the Function's financial goals and objectives, and ensure they align with the overall company strategy; work with senior teams to profitability grow the business by formulating strategies and plans, including sales, services, and sector performance management
  • Oversee all finance operations including budgeting, financial forecasting, financial analysis, and cash flow management, including billing and collections; work closely with the controllership function to ensure integrity of financial results, maintain and enhance the firm's high standard of internal controls, and understand recent financial trends and outcomes
  • Coordinate the preparation of management and operational reporting including proactively identifying opportunities and or risks warranting proactive analysis; ensure compliance with local, state, and federal budgetary reporting requirements; identify and execute opportunities for operational efficiencies
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with senior executives to identify their needs and seek a full range of business solutions; provide executive management with advice on the financial implications of business activities
  • Manage processes for financial forecasting, budgets, and consolidation and reporting to the company; provide recommendations to strategically enhance financial performance and business opportunities; collaborate effectively across the organization


  • Minimum fifteen years of recent work experience including experience as a CFO, divisional head of finance or similar relevant role
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in accounting, finance, or related field; MBA from an accredited college/university, CPA or related advanced degree is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of corporate finance and risk management practices; prior professional services experience preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and people skills; strong leadership and organizational skills, including people management
  • Deep knowledge of data analysis and forecasting methods; proficient in the use of MS Office and financial management software
  • Ability to strategize and solve problems; have an analytical mind and comfortable with numbers

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