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Senior Manager, Global Reward Services

Requisition #: 48072

Practice Area: Tax

Location: San Francisco, CA; Santa Clara, CA

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 a Senior Manager to join our Global Reward Services practice.


  • Provide global tax, compensation, benefits, payroll and HR-related services by working as part of a multi-disciplinary team that provides our clients with an unmatched breadth and depth of tax, executive compensation, and HR-related knowledge
  • Maintain senior level client relationships, technical depth, and breadth in your areas of proficiency, advise on operational and process issues with a high level of accountability for service delivery, and take a lead role in the ongoing development and career growth of junior team members
  • Manage risk and financial performance of engagements, including billing, collections and budget for assigned projects; Drive project management by leading planning meetings on engagements, holding regular team meetings to discuss lessons learned and timely identify out of scope work
  • Identify, build and deepen client relationships, develop and present tax technical and practical recommendations to clients and prospective clients, as a means to source and lead new service opportunities with clients
  • Team and collaborate across lines of service within KPMG on client and business developments efforts, and internal and external Firm events
  • Develop staff, provide opportunities for stretch assignments, shadowing and delegation in order to improve technical capabilities, relationships and business knowledge of your teams


  • Minimum of seven years of experience in at least three of the following areas; total rewards and benefits; global compensation and equity sourcing and taxation; domestic and global employment tax compliance and consulting; M&A advisory; executive compensation and compensation integration; mobility tax compliance and consulting; corporate taxation; ASC 718, ASC 740, share-based compensation delivery and data & analytics
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university major or minor in Accounting, Finance, Business, Economics, Mathematics, or Computer Science
  • Licensed CPA, JD/LLM, or possession of at least one of the following accreditations: EA, PMP, CBAP, GPHR, MBA, MS, ASOA, ENR ACT, FSA, CBP, CCP, CEBS, CPP, PHR, SPHR, and, SGMS (Any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that does not currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)
  • Experience in leading multiple large client engagements and client service teams, prioritizing multiple projects, working on multiple assignments, and managing assignments in a team environment through proven leadership, technical, analytical, consultative and project management skills
  • Ability to identify and effectively communicate recommendations to clients and prospective clients in real-time and in written communication, prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a demanding work environment, work independently and with a team while working on client's sites as needed and travel up to twenty five percent
  • Capability to develop new client service opportunities and foster client relationships by demonstrated proficiency in Global Rewards as a subject matter professional

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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