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Associate, Transactional Tax Systems

Requisition #: 47748

Practice Area: Tax

Location: San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Seattle, WA

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 State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent client facing service to multi-national companies with global indirect tax technology issues, including transaction analysis, supply chain, business expansion, and mergers and acquisition
  • Interact and support indirect tax discussions with cross functional teams such as Tax, IT, Purchasing, Sales, and Master Data
  • Prepare Sales and Use Tax (SUT) and/or Value Added Tax (VAT) Technology training presentations aimed at external and internal audiences
  • Assist with identification and documentation efforts as it relates to client business requirements for implementing VAT/sales and use tax compliance processes and system improvements
  • Lead testing, troubleshooting and error resolution efforts of the ERP and tax system
  • Assist Senior Associates and Managers with engagement administration and billing

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of one year of experience with SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, or Great Plains specifically the AP/PO, A/R or G/L module
  • A minimum of one year experience in implementing or supporting major indirect tax technology solutions such as Sabrix, Vertex, ADP Taxware and similar for North American and/or global organizations
  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or a related course of study from an accredited college/university
  • Awareness and understanding of key indirect tax processes and data drivers while possessing some industry background including retail, financial services, manufacturing and telecommunications
  • Good project management/coordination skills, with an ability to generate and plan work efforts and manage project schedules along with strong verbal and written communication skills, and a comfort interacting with C-level professionals
  • Ability to travel fifty percent or more of the time

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, 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 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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