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KPMG Associate, R&D Tax Credits - Software Engineer in Tempe, Arizona

Business Title: Associate, R&D Tax Credits - Software Engineer

Requisition Number: 62685 - 5

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: AZ

City: Tempe


At KPMG, we are reimagining tax with you in mind. Become an integral part of a dynamic team within a collaborative, future forward environment at one of the world's top tax firms. Be surrounded by deep tax knowledge and equipped with the latest in cutting-edge tax technologies. And join an extensive network of functional, industry, legislative and technical specialists with access to our Ignition Centers, where technology innovation accelerates. We welcome people with a passion for tax, a spirit for new thinking, and a commitment to providing outstanding client service today, and tomorrow.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate to join our Accounting Methods and Credit Services (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/accounting-methods-credits.html) practice.


  • Understand different software development methods and train peers on the technical nuances of software development

  • Lead interviews with the computer science personnel to discover information that represents research and development activities

  • Translate technical software development activities into IRC * 41 & IRC * 199 definitions for qualified research and development

  • Team with a group of engineers to develop operational solutions for a service industry practice

  • Work autonomously to design, code, test, document and debug programs

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define operational opportunities for improvement


  • Minimum one year of recent full-time industry experience in product management, technology sales or technology consulting experience, preferred

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Proficient in Microsoft Visual Basic, Microsoft SQL Server (expertise is stored procedures and user defined functions) and database structures

  • Knowledge of web server infrastructure, database performance tuning and programing in HTML Familiarity of Microsoft Server 2008 r2 and later

  • Experience documenting software development projects and developing web based real time data collection applications

  • 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 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.

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