KPMG Manager, Tax in Lisle, Illinois

Business Title: Manager, Tax

Requisition Number: 66658

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 a Manager to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent client service to multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advisory services, planning, technology, and controversies

  • Review information presented on state sales and use tax returns before, during, and after preparation

  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which includes preparing clients for discussions with auditors, representing the client at hearings and at appeal meetings, and preparing protests

  • Research and draft technical memoranda regarding state and local tax questions

  • Supervise, mentor, and develop staff members

  • Assist with the business development, management and delivery of State and Local Tax (SALT) services, and provide assistance and oversight on large client project engagements

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience performing tax research and providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues; if no prior sales tax experience, a willingness to learn indirect taxing schemes, jurisdictions and basic concepts

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Licensed CPA, J.D., LL.M, Master's in Taxation or Certified Member of the Institute for Professionals in Taxation (CMI) designation; PMP, MCSD, or MCITP for non-CPA eligible candidates (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations needs to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

  • Ability to develop business and foster client relationships

  • Ability and desire to perform in a high-energy team environment and strong managerial skills including managing multiple team members in a stressful environment

  • Excellent writing, communication, and tax research skills; attention to detail is necessary to review multiple tax return filings

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, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, 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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