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KPMG Tax Associate, State and Local Tax | Santa Clara Winter 2023 in Santa Clara, California

Business Title: Tax Associate, State and Local Tax | Santa Clara Winter 2023

Requisition Number: 87564 - 12

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: Campus

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 Tax Associate to join our State & Local Tax (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/state-local-tax.html) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues (income/franchise, sales/use, excise and property tax) including compliance, consulting, planning and controversies

  • Assist clients with business tax planning transactions and mergers and acquisitions including identifying and developing state and local tax issues and savings opportunities that arise from legal entity changes/transactions and in designing specific plans to help a business address its state and local tax matters; research and draft state and local tax technical memoranda

  • Supervising the work of shared services team members and interns

  • Analyze, prepare and review tax workpapers and returns, estimated payments and extensions

  • Assist in handling notices including coordination of shared resources; utilize new technologies and tools used in client service delivery and participate in technology development initiatives, including bot development and use of Alteryx and other data enablement tools

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop and sustain excellent client relationships; stay current on state and local tax legislative, judicial and administrative developments

Qualifications:

  • Must be pursuing and have obtained by the start date or have completed the following degrees/majors in the past 12 months; Bachelors and/or Masters degree in accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, information technology, data and analytics, engineering (financial, industrial or systems) or related fields from an accredited college or university

  • Preferred: Degrees and/or areas of study: Accounting and Taxation

  • Must be pursuing the state-specific education requirements to be a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position, with completion prior to the start date for this position

  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above

  • Strong tax research skills

  • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work

  • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa)

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, 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).

GL: 6

GF: 15300

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