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KPMG Manager, Modeling & Valuation-CECL in Atlanta, Georgia

Business Title: Manager, Modeling & Valuation-CECL

Requisition Number: 52837 - 27

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: GA

City: Atlanta


The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager/Director in Risk & Compliance - Modeling & Valuations for our Consulting practice.


  • Perform financial risk management, advisory, and audit engagement assistance related to financial instrument valuations, cash flow modeling, and expected credit loss implementations

  • Establish and successfully execute engagements against financial targets, such as rates per hour, budgets, managed hours, and profitability

  • Review, validate, and develop financial cash flow models with prepayment and credit loss estimates for mortgages, credit cards, auto loans, student loans, leases, commercial and industrial loans, or guarantees

  • Deliver client analytics projects as part of a broader team of data scientists and industry/solution professionals by working with the appropriate technical resources to transform client problems into business solutions

  • Proactively broaden and deepen client relationships by managing client relations with senior-level clients

  • Analyze and assess risk management activities related to accounting changes and new regulations; assist with interpreting technical accounting standards to develop business requirements; lead the review implementation, testing, and post implementation support of software related to the new accounting requirements

Additional Responsibilities for Director:

  • Lead projects at the director level by managing teams and efforts for accounting and risk software, specifically loan accounting, including impaired loan accounting

  • Manage CECL and IFRS 9 Impairment engagements

  • Lead the development of gCLAS business requirements to support conversion to CECL

  • Expand CECL subject matter expertise on the team by supporting research, use case development, and training


  • A minimum of five years of experience in financial services, structured finance, mortgage banking, corporate finance, or consulting industry

  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college/university; ASA, ABV, CPA or CFA certification considered a plus

  • Financial instrument accounting knowledge and experience including level yield amortization and impairment under expected cash flow approach and other applicable standards required, familiarity with IFRS 9 impairments and FASB's proposed CECL accounting model is a plus

  • Advisory or finance project experience, demonstrated project management skills as well as the ability to efficiently manage teams and resources

  • Modeling and accounting information systems experience related to financial accounting implementation, including requirements, testing, data transformation, and post implementation support

  • Strong communication, writing, presentation, quantitative, and analytical skills with strong experience using Excel and SQL

  • Travel may be up to 80-100%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

Additional Qualifications for Director:

  • A minimum of eight years of experience in financial services, structured finance, mortgage banking, corporate finance, or consulting industry

  • Advanced degree in accounting, finance, or economics from an accredited college/university; ASA, ABV, CPA or CFA certification considered a plus

  • Experience with impairment and allowance for loan loss accounting and risk modeling

  • Familiar with credit accounting, credit risk data, and developing use cases

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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