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Executive Director, Automation

Company: KPMG
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: March 9, 2023

Job Description:

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 Executive Director, Automation to join our Operations team.Responsibilities:

  • Apply authoritative command of automation and departmental processes to drive the strategic initiatives and practice operations within a global operations organization, interfacing and partnering with firm leadership; Drive and ensure consistent methodology, exceptional delivery and benefits realization consistent with the organization's multi-year expense targets of $500MM+; Strategic and proactive responsibility to create an Automation CoE and deploy an automation strategy for the firm including but not limited to program activities, governance processes, metrics and measurement to ensure best in class approach to solutions delivery
  • Develop and execute a firmwide enterprise automation roadmap including vision, strategy, goals, staffing and training to enable action planning and a high performing organization; Engage and educate firm leaders in re-imagining processes utilizing RPA and automation technologies to create efficiency
  • Oversee technology guidelines for which RPA solutions should and should not be developed; Responsible for allocation and coordination of RPA CoE resources, formulating best-practices, training and proactively monitoring issues and risks and driving timely solutions
  • Provide oversight of process automation design, solution development/architecture, frameworks and ongoing care of solutions; Ensure proper scaling of infrastructure and architecture components of enterprise RPA product, working with other technology teams (Identity Management, Network) to drive stable operations; Forecast staffing and resource needs (infrastructure, licenses) as the program grows
  • Lead and drive overall success of the Automation CoE and provide functional expertise and guidance to ensure consistency; Direct and have overall accountability for a team, including responsibility for the group's organization, recruiting, coaching and mentoring of staff; may have people management responsibility for multiple senior and/or intermediate level professionals, ensuring efficient allocation and maximum utilization of resources across the teams
  • Interface with firm leaders including Audit, Tax and Advisory partners and leadership, other firmwide groups and external stakeholders (clients, vendors, consultants) combining 'soft hands', exceptional executive presence, a strong and comprehensive command of the issues and effective presentation skillsQualifications:
    • Minimum fifteen years of recent experience in cognitive computing, large scale machine learning, AI, intelligent automation, RPA or other emerging technologies
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
    • Excellent leadership skills with demonstrated ability to drive the transformational agenda; demonstrated ability to influence, educate and interact with diverse leaders and teams across the organization; Lead and ensure execution of strategic initiatives for the organization
    • Ability to accurately assess key business metrics and situations from a firm, organization and leader's perspective; Ability to address emerging opportunities and how organization should be organized/staffed to realize them
    • Capability to manage multiple complex concurrent programs, applying deep expertise to make concrete decisions that impact the Risk organization and the firm; ability to direct, motivate and empower others to work towards the organization's goals, ensuring efficient allocation of resources across multiple functions
    • Exceptional verbal/written communication, collaboration, negotiation, facilitation and influencing skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamworkKPMG 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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.
      KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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