Auckland /Consulting – Risk Consulting /Permanent Full-TimeKPMG New Zealand is part of the KPMG International network and is passionate about providing the best audit, tax, and advisory services to our clients.This role will work closely with members of our Risk Consulting team – who supply advisory and consulting services across New Zealand. Our advisors combine extensive knowledge of a wide variety of businesses and sectors to provide clients with a service which adds recognised value. Our service offering and client portfolio provides an exciting and challenging environment. The opportunity:We’re looking for a Software Asset Management specialist to join our team and partner with some high profile public and private sector clients. Day to day you will: Provide high quality professional day-to-day execution and oversight of various Software Asset Management (SAM) engagements including SAM current state assessments, software license optimization reviews and SAM tool implementations/integrationsExamine complex software license agreements and deployments to obtain license positions for various software vendors and to provide license optimization advice to our clientsAnalyze clients’ SAM processes, organization and tools to identify gaps and options for remediationProject manage SAM system implementations/integrationsUnderstand and identify opportunities for KPMG’s practices and service offerings; project a professional image of KPMGWhat you’ll bring to our team: Minimum of four years of advisory experience in software asset management including leading SAM assessments, software license analysis reviews and SAM tool implementations/integrationsBachelor’s degree from an accredited college/universityStrong communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to conduct meetings with clients and third parties in challenging surroundingsExperience with data analysis tools including Excel, Access, and SQL; experience with market leading SAM tools including at least one of the following providers: Flexera, ServiceNow or SnowPrior working knowledge of the licensing of at least two of the following major software license providers including: IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, Symantec, VMWare and SalesforceStrong analytical, research, organizational, issue identification, prioritization, and resolution and report writing skillsWe offer rewarding careers for outstanding professionals, ongoing learning and development opportunities, a collaborative and inclusive culture, and flexible and agile work practices that focus on our people’s wellbeing to drive innovation and entrepreneurship. We also believe that our business plays a distinct and vital role in helping solve important social and environmental issues; and use our unique skills and expertise to help create positive and lasting impacts for our communities.We believe diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and delivers meaningful benefits to our people, our clients and communities. We strive to be recognised as an employer of choice for all, irrespective of gender, ethnicity, generation, flexible work status, family circumstances, sexual orientation or disability and our inclusive culture promotes the development of our people nationwide.To be legally entitled to work in New Zealand, you should be a New Zealand citizen / resident or Australian citizen / permanent resident; or alternatively you must hold a valid work visa for New Zealand. Please check the New Zealand Immigration website for the most up to date information.We are a 2021 Circle Back Initiative Employer – we commit to respond to every applicant.