KPMG Senior Manager, Research & Development Tax in San Diego, California

Business Title: Senior Manager, Research & Development Tax

Requisition Number: 66285

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: Business Tax Services

State: CA

City: San Diego


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 Senior Manager to join our Business Tax Services practice.


  • Conduct research and development (R&D) project management

  • Manage R&D credit studies and related activities

  • Develop and sustain excellent client relationships during delivery of R&D services

  • Active role in new business development, including add-on business

  • Assist other R&D Project Managers with the delivery of engagements as needed, including research and writing with regard to technical issues

  • Provide R&D quality assurance, engagement reviewer and exam support


  • A minimum of eight years of experience in federal income taxes within a public accounting firm or corporation

  • 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 the commencement of employment)

  • Experience with large project management, including managing multiple client engagements and client service teams

  • Technical skills and experience with tax accounting method related Internal Revenue Code Sections (including, but not limited to, Sections 167, 168, 263, 446, 451, 461, 471, 472, 481), corresponding regulations and relevant judicial and administrative authority

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate complex technical and financial information

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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