KPMG Tax Manager in New York, New York

Business Title: Tax Manager

Requisition Number: 66165

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: Business Tax Services

State: NY

City: New York

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 Accounting Methods and Credit Services practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to conduct research and development (R&D) tax credit consulting services, including leading client interviews and discussions, performing tax technical research, and developing business and industry expertise

  • Assistance on federal tax consulting services, including section 199 domestic production activities deduction, accounting method assessments, design and implementation of projects related to revenue and expense recognition, capitalized items, fixed assets and inventories

  • Communicate directly with client personnel, including operations, finance, accounting, and engineering

  • Manage and implement multiple projects simultaneously, which include client interviews, computations, analysis, data gathering and coordination of KPMG and client resources

  • Assist with drafting opinion letters, responses to IRS inquiries, IRS ruling requests and writing other technical memoranda

  • Develop and sustain excellent client relationships and assist in business development effort

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in a public accounting firm or corporate taxation experience, including experience in accounting methods and credit services

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Licensed CPA or J.D./LL.M. (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from commencement of employment)

  • Solid verbal and written communication skills with the ability to evaluate and articulate complex information

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and Access; experience performing internet research

  • Ability to travel and work at client locations

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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