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KPMG Associate - L&D Vendor Management in Des Moines, Iowa

Business Title: Associate - L&D Vendor Management

Requisition Number: 62081 - 29

Function: Business Support Services

Area of Interest:

State: IA

City: Des Moines


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 Associate, L&D Vendor Management to join our BPG organization.


  • Assist the Vendor Management Manager in the creation of contracts as needed (Master Agreements, Statements of Work (SOWs), Purchase Orders, Licensing Agreements and Speaker Agreements)

  • Open service tickets with KPMG's Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Team to initiate contracting processes; collaborate with Strategic Sourcing and Procurement throughout the contract lifecycle; monitor the status of contracts and follow up with vendors/stakeholders as needed

  • Advise internal stakeholders on the vendor contracting process, work with both vendors and internal stakeholders throughout the contracting process

  • Process KPMG Learning and Development invoices using the firms preferred invoice processing platform; review invoices for accuracy and compliance and perform monthly accruals and forecasts

  • Update and maintain Learning and Development's internal database and vendor course reporting dashboard

  • Create process documentations; perform vendor orientations to ensure they are aware of and compliant with, KPMG processes/policies; onboard vendors to KPMG internal accounting systems


  • Minimum two years of related business experience; preferably within a professional services firm or similar environment

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university

  • Strong knowledge of contracts administration and familiarity with financial processes relating to invoices and accruals preferred

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and projects

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, SharePoint, Coupa and Ariba is a plus

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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, 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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