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KPMG Senior Associate, State and Local Tax - Partnership in Santa Clara, California

Business Title: Senior Associate, State and Local Tax - Partnership

Requisition Number: 87079 - 12

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: CA

City: Santa Clara

Description:

At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the world’s top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMG’s extensive network of specialists & enjoy access to our Ignition Centers, where deep industry knowledge merges with cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions. Join a diverse team helping high-profile clients understand, analyze, and respond to complex business opportunities and challenges. Develop your career through a range of multifaceted engagements, formal training, and informal mentoring.

At KPMG, we believe nothing is more important than investing in our culture because it’s an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/state-local-tax.html) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning, controversies, and technical research

  • Review information presented on state income 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 and preparing protests

  • Research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax questions

  • Help KPMG audit teams with review and analysis of state tax-related income and balance sheet items

  • Supervise, mentor, and develop staff

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of three years of experience performing tax research, preparing/reviewing state income tax returns for various types of entities (including partnerships and REITs), and providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues

  • Master's degree from an accredited college/university (or bachelor's degree with requisite hours to pursue CPA certification) or JD/LLM

  • Ability to foster relationships both internally as well as with clients

  • Excellent writing, compliance, communication, and tax research skills

  • Ability and desire to perform in a high-energy team environment

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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GF: 15300

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