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Senior Associate, Income Franchise Tax - Financial Services

**Business Title:** Senior Associate, Income Franchise Tax - Financial Services

**Requisition Number:** 57646 - 31

**Function:** Tax Services

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** IL

**City:** Chicago

**Description:**

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

Responsibilities:

+ Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning, controversies, and technical research

+ Review information presented on state income tax returns and schedule K-1 before, during and after preparation

+ Research and draft technical memoranda regarding income and franchise tax questions

+ Support multi-state companies with state and local tax controversies which includes preparing clients for discussions with auditors and preparing protests

+ Learn and utilize state-of-the-art technology and innovative solutions in state tax compliance delivery

+ Supervise, mentor, and develop staff

Qualifications:

+ Minimum of three years of experience performing tax research, preparing/reviewing state income tax returns for corporations and partnerships, providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues

+ Master's degree from an accredited college/university (or bachelor's degree with requisite hours to pursue CPA certification) or JD/LLM

+ Ability to foster relationships both internally as well as with clients

+ Excellent writing, compliance, communication, and tax research skills

+ Ability and desire to perform in a high-energy team environment

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.

**GL:** 5

**GF:** 15300

Senior Associate, Income Franchise Tax - Financial Services

Full time
Chicago, IL

Published on 04/01/2021

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