KPMG Associate, Tax Processing in Lisle, Illinois

Business Title: Associate, Tax Processing

Requisition Number: 66728

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: State and Local Tax

State: IL

City: Lisle

Description:

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Review sales, use, and telecommunications tax data received on a monthly basis from KPMG compliance clients to determine if it is in the proper format for input into KPMG's mechanized tax processing systems

  • Arrange the monthly data received into the proper tax location codes, tax types, tax categories, authority levels, taxpayer entities, and tax amounts

  • Apply client specific business rules to the tax data received from tax compliance clients to modify the data for input into KPMG mechanized tax processing systems

  • Process the data for the returns using one or more of KPMG's mechanized tax systems

  • Identify, document, and recommend client technological business requirements for sales, use, and telecommunications tax compliance processes, and system improvements

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or a related field of study from an accredited college/university

  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including Excel, Access, SQL Server, XML, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, or process mapping software as well as a strong technical awareness and basic knowledge of global indirect tax issues

  • Effective oral and written communication skills to use internally, and with clients and state and local agencies

  • Ability to manage time in order to complete between 300-500 monthly returns accurately and in timely manner

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

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