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Resource Planner

Montreal, QC
Full Time
2 days ago
At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

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. Your role will contribute significantly to streamline and enhance our resource planning across multiple offices.

The Resource Planner has overall responsibility for client and non-client facing professionals within their service area, which includes the assignment of resources at all levels using our scheduling systems. 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 Assurance practice, and your contribution will make a significant impact on the business.

What you will do
The candidate chosen for this position will be responsible for:
  • Managing our resource planning process and tools, including analyzing the optimization of resources, and scheduling and controlling the bookings for our assurance offices in Quebec;
  • Liaising with the management team to coordinate bookings;
  • Optimizing our resource management process, including playing a role in developing a new and innovative resource planning tool;
  • Working closely the with our Group Leaders and Business Managers to coordinate sharing of resources between offices, and to help them analyze their business needs;
  • 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 within the assurance practice including all levels;
  • keeping track of assurance 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 Resource Planners.
  • The role may require supporting audit partners with administrative tasks.
What you bring to the role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • 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 .

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best
For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here .

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KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here .

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