KPMG Senior Associate, Tax - Ignition in San Diego, California

Senior Associate, Tax - Ignition

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 38167

Practice Area: Tax

Location: San Diego, CA; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; McLean, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join ourIgnition-Tax Management Services practice.


  • Provide management consulting services focused on corporate tax function operations, including tax function benchmarking analysis, operational performance and efficiency reviews, and preparation of deliverable reports for a variety of clients from Fortune 100 companies to emerging businesses

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to provide clients with insight on how to improve the efficiency of corporate tax processes, including better use technology.

  • Operate at a world class level by building and develop client relationships

  • Work with diverse teams of tax professionals and assistants in different geographies on client projects

  • Advise clients and be responsible for delivering high quality service and professional advice

  • Participate in and contribute to market and business activities external to the firmQualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of general corporate tax experience working with large businesses in an accounting firm, corporation, and/or law firm (compliance, provision, consulting experience—does not need to be tax process consulting specific experience). Bachelor's degree, J.D., LL.M. in taxation, and/or Masters in Taxation, Accounting, or Business Administrationfrom an accredited college/university. CPA highly desirable

  • Experience with corporate taxation, consolidations, partnerships, and a solid knowledge of ASC 740. Interest in technology and its ability to improve and redefine the work of the tax function

  • Excellent process consulting skillset and a passion for improving the performance of our client’s tax operations. Excellent verbal and written communications skills, along with the ability to articulate complex information and write detailed reports

  • A self-starter who has the ability to work cross functionally with client and KPMG teams of specialists in tax, accounting, M&A, FP&A, Treasury, SSCs, etc

  • Ability to handle multiple engagements and client service teams

  • Ability to work independently and remotely while also working with a nation team. Willingness to travel.

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

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.