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Tax Manager/ Senior Manager, State and Local Tax - Financial Services

Requisition #: 74829

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Stamford, CT; New York, NY

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 Manager to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.


  • Participate in multi-state alternative investment firms (hedge fund, fund to funds, private equity, real estate) with state and local tax compliance
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to provide subject matter/alternative investment industry knowledge and experience
  • Review information presented on state income tax returns before, during and after preparation
  • Build and manage client relationships, and supervise, mentor, and develop staff
  • Senior manager candidates will be able to manage risk and financial performance of engagements including billing, collections, and project budgets; as well as team with other professionals to identify new marketplace opportunities and grow the KPMG tax practice


  • Minimum five years of recent experience preparing state income tax returns for pass-through and corporate entities, providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues for manager candidates; minimum eight years of recent experience for senior manager
  • Requires CPA, JD/LL.M. in taxation, and/or Master's in Taxation (MST) or completion of an advanced degree or professional designation, or the ability to obtain within one year from start date
  • Experience providing services to pass-through entities and a solid knowledge of relevant state tax concepts
  • Ability to foster relationships both internally as well as with clients and desire to perform in a high-energy team environment
  • Senior manage candidates should have experience mentoring and counseling staff level team members
  • Excellent writing, compliance, communication, management and tax research skills

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 contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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