Chief Operating Officer at KPMG

KPMG is one of the largest professional services companies in the world and one of the Big Four auditors, along with Deloitte, EY and PwC. Its global headquarters is located in Amstelveen, the Netherlands.

KPMG employs 162,000 people[2] and has three lines of services: audit, tax, and advisory. Its tax and advisory services are further divided into various service groups.

The name "KPMG" was chosen when KMG (Klynveld Main Goerdeler) merged with Peat Marwick.Ref #: 2024

Detailed Job Description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the COO will provide strategic leadership of  the firm’s operational functions and overall responsibility for executing daily operations for the company liaising with department heads and other external stakeholders as required.

The Ideal Candidate

Able to provide visionary and strategic leadership and translates vision into measurable goals and definitive actions;
Innovative and a problem solver;
Exceptional interpersonal and networking skills, business acumen and the ability to negotiate;
Highly skilled in community involvement and engagement and in building strategic partnerships and collaborations;
Experience with administrative and fiscal management, budgeting and operations;
Demonstrates effective delegation of staff responsibilities and a system of follow up and accountability;
Inspiring and inclusive leadership style with demonstrable track record of managing and supporting staff;
Understand corporate governance codes and principles.

General Requirements for the Role

Matured and experienced individual.
Has an entrepreneurial/ ownership mindset.
Strong ability to build and lead teams, drive the organization towards a common vision and goal
Must be a change agent, a good communicator and understands cultures drivers

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