KPMG Manager, Advanced Analytics Modeler - Customer Analytics in Washington, District Of Columbia

Business Title: Manager, Advanced Analytics Modeler - Customer Analytics

Requisition Number: 32179 - 19

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: DC

City: Washington


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 Manager to join Lighthouse, our Advanced Analytics Organization


  • D&A Modelers help to bridge the gap between technical modeling needs (i.e., data science) and business issues skewing toward data science but also bring big data engineering capabilities playing an important “utility” role helping to manage overall solutioning

  • Assess, capture, and translate complex business issues and requirements into a structured analytics use case, including rapid learning of industry/domain/client dynamics and development of effective work stream plans while managing KPMG resources to drive engagements to successful closure

  • Research and communicate sector or process-specific data and D&A solution design requirements, including building such design requirements into targeted visualizations utilizing a hypothesis-driven problem-solving approach to design and review with clients all aspects of an organization-specific D&A target operating model

  • Build analytics solution modeling logic within a variety of analytics tools and on a variety of big data platforms as required by the client, and create robust documentation of solutions and underlying design decisions delivering client project modeling work through direct ownership of data integration, validation, mining, and modeling, as well as communicating on client deliverables

  • Proactively broaden and deepen client relationships by working with varying levels of KPMG and client team members

  • Manage complex engagements, mentor others and support project leaders in tracking and communicating project risks, budget, rates, and launch/closeout activities, including the administration of work papers and collaboration sites


  • Minimum of five years of data analytics experience with a professional services firm, an internal strategy/analytics group, or similar environment with previous experience in strategy and/or analytics consulting highly regarded

  • Technical quantitative BS degree, combined with modelling work experience or training equivalent to an MS Analytics degree, with working knowledge of modelling (regression, machine learning, feature selection, dimension reduction, validation), data (extracting, preparing, munging, validating), and building analytics pipelines

  • Proficiency with sophisticated analytics tools and programming languages such as SAS, R, Python, Alteryx, SQL

  • Strong communication skills to explain technical concepts to business audiences, and to explain business concepts to technical resources with the ability to build strong relationships within KPMG and our client's business managers

  • Knowledge of or strong aptitude for quick learning business operational, process, delivery, and revenue models

  • Broad, versatile knowledge of analytics landscape, with demonstrated solution design and build expertise, work stream management skills, and business consulting acumen in applying advanced analytics to solve business issues

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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