Manager/Senior Manager, Income Franchise Tax

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POST DATE 9/12/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

DiversityWorking Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles, CA
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When you choose KPMG as the place to build your career in tax, you can really add value. KPMG's tax partners and professionals pride themselves on understanding our clients' business strategy and needs, providing a broad range of federal, state, local and international tax services to meet those needs. We are currently seeking a Manager/Senior Manager to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice in our Los Angeles or Orange County office.
Responsibilities for Both:

- Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning, and controversies
- Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which includes preparing clients for discussions with auditors, representing the client at hearings and appeal meetings, and preparing protests
- Review information presented on state income tax returns before, during, and after preparation
- Assist KPMG audit teams with review and analysis of state tax-related income and balance sheet items
- Research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax questions
- Supervise, mentor, and develop staff
Additional Responsibilities for Senior Manager:

- Assist multi-state companies with analyzing state tax considerations and impacts related to business restructuring projects and intercompany transactions
Qualifications for Both:

- Five years of experience performing tax research and providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues
- Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
- Licensed CPA or J.D./LL.M. or MST (Master's in Taxation) for non-CPA eligible candidates (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)
- Ability to develop business and foster client relationships
- Ability and desire to perform in a high energy team environment
- Excellent writing, communication, and tax research skills
Additional Qualifications for Senior Manager:

- Eight years of experience in providing tax research and technical advice on multi-state issues
- Strong knowledge of the development, planning, and execution of sales and transactions tax refund claims
- Experience with various other corporate taxes and their impact on sales tax
KPMG offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.
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