KPMG Manager, Vendor Management in Atlanta, Georgia

Manager, Vendor Management

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 33958

Practice Area: Business Support Services

Location: Ft Lauderdale, FL; Jacksonville, FL; Miami, FL; Orlando, FL; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Montvale, NJ; New York, NY; Dallas, TX; Houston, TX

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, Vendor Management to join our KPMG Business School – Advisory (KBSA) organization.

Responsibilities:

  • Drive Vendor Management execution, track status of all contracting components, manage changes in collaboration with project team members and stakeholders, and review vendor invoice against contractual obligations before remitting payment

  • Manage all aspects of onboarding service providers, including developing annual Statements of Work (SOW), reviewing and providing feedback on contracts and confirm all processes/requirements are met

  • Manage the Service Providers to ensure they perform the services agreed to in the Master Service Agreements (MSA) and contracts in a manner that is consistent with both the spirit and the letter of the agreements

  • Identify and lead annual cost optimization by performing annual spend analytics, and vendor performance across agreements

  • Identify ways to optimize the resources available from the external providers (e.g. Franklin Covey All Access Pass post-course learning paths, training internal facilitators on content)

  • Provide enterprise reporting of relationship, performance and issues / risks through vendor profiles and dashboards

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years of experience in strategic sourcing, building a vendor management program, or managing large, complex vendor relationships; preferably from a professional service firm

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Finance from an accredited college/university

  • Experience in managing service provider relationships and large contracts

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex ideas in easy to understand business terms

  • Strong negotiation, influencing and problem resolution skills

  • Interact effectively with stakeholders and executives across business

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.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.