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Resource Planner

Montreal, QC
14 hours ago
Resource planning is a critical business function at KPMG. It ensures that we have the right people, with the right skills, in the right locations, available at the right time. Working closely with the business, Resource Management ensures the effective utilization and development of our people.

Your role contributes significantly to KPMG delivering its business performance and also plays a key role in helping individuals at KPMG fulfil their career ambitions.

The Resource Planner has overall responsibility for client facing professionals within their service area, which includes the assignment of resources at all levels using Retain Scheduling System (Retain). The objective is to align individual career development and preferences with client assignment needs as well as the financial objectives of the business.

This role will support our Audit practice.

What you will do
In Audit, the management of Retain is split between two roles. The candidate chosen for this position will be responsible for:

  • updating the system when there are new hires;
  • following-up with People Leaders when there are new hires in order to assign a Performance Manager and a Coach;
  • maintain the employee list for the two departments (the larger audit function and enterprise), including all levels;
  • keeping track of audit employees' vacation days and sick leaves;
  • keeping track of study leaves for employees completing their CPA, i.e. coordinating their leave and their return to work.
  • working closely and in collaboration with the other Audit Resource Planner
The role may require supporting audit partners with administrative tasks.

What you bring to the role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in both French and English.
  • Ability to manage conflicting demands and priorities.
  • Excellent client service skills.
  • Dedication and motivation to achieve high standards of client service and professionalism in the performance of duties.
  • Strategic and innovative thinking skills with strong problem-solving and project management skills, including the ability to understand the financial impact of relevant options.
  • Strong attention to detail and care for work.
  • Aptitude and desire to build strong relationships.
  • Ability to demonstrate empathy, optimism and patience in working with consultants in reviewing their personal development needs.
  • Ability to be open minded, practical and adaptable to change.
  • Excellent judgment; has a broad view and good common sense.
  • Strong leadership image, impeccable ethical standards and integrity, objectivity, confidence and dedication.
  • Ability to quickly learn new software.
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel.
  • Retain Scheduling System knowledge is an asset .
Experience in a professional services environment is preferred.

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