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KPMG Executive Director, Attest/ESG - Department of Professional Practice in Stamford, Connecticut

Business Title: Executive Director, Attest/ESG - Department of Professional Practice

Requisition Number: 95931 - 20

Function: Audit

Area of Interest:

State: CT

City: Stamford


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 an Executive Director, Attest/ESG to join our Department of Professional Practice organization.


  • Assist in the development and maintenance of US assurance policies, methodology and/or tools by overseeing the drafting of related content and liaising with learning and development and workflow development professionals on the application of that methodology

  • Act as the US lead reviewer on certain assurance methodology topics

  • Lead projects related to the development of tactical guidance and/or tools specific to the assurance of ESG subject matter that is consistent with the above methodology

  • Participate in standard-setting activities such as providing insight on current standard-setting activity (US and International) to topic and audit group leadership, leading comment letter responses, representing the US perspective in discussions with member firms


  • Minimum of fifteen years of experience along with a current CPA license or commitment to obtain one within an agreed period

  • Demonstrated, authoritative working knowledge of auditing and assurance standards that are relevant to the US market, and advanced working knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles

  • Significant recent relevant experience, with demonstrated project management (complex projects), people management and leadership skills

  • In this fast-change environment, demonstrated ability to think strategically about application of the auditing and assurance standards, and to translate concept into practical application and guidance

  • Ability to confidently lead meetings, calls and group discussions with senior level audiences, and to articulate a well-reasoned point of view persuasively

  • Candidates can work with DPP from their home office, with occasional travel for group meetings

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, 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 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.

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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