KPMG Associate, Trade & Cutsom in San Francisco, California

Business Title: Associate, Trade & Cutsom

Requisition Number: 66138

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: Trade and Customs

State: CA

City: San Francisco


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 Trade and Customs practice.


  • Provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries, on import and export matters

  • Research U.S. and international import and export trade matters

  • Research, write, and review international trade advice

  • Formulate ideas and deliver possible trade savings opportunities

  • Aid in the development and training of team members

  • Assist in the delivery of multiple client engagements on time and within budget; maintain active communication with clients in an effort to manage expectations and satisfaction


  • A minimum of one year of import/export experience in the field of trade and customs as a customs attorney, customs broker, industry trade specialist, US Customs auditor, or import specialist, which may include experience in The Harmonized Tariff Schedule, customs federal regulations, NAFTA, entry processes, valuation, and informed compliance methods

  • Bachelor's degree in international trade from an accredited college/university and/or a Certified Public Accountant, Juris Doctor or person with a Master's degree in international trade.

  • Previous experience in a tax or advisory services firm, corporation, or trade law firm

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Access

  • Strong interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication/presentation skills

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG, an equal opportunity employer/disability/veteran. 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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