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Tax Associate, Washington National Tax - M&A - Winter 2023

Company: KPMG LLP
Location: Austin
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

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 Tax Associate for our Washington National Tax (WNT) practice.Responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on corporate tax services (including planning, research and other mergers and acquisitions activities) and complex tax structuring issues
  • Work with various team members and client deliverables
  • Work with other practice groups in Washington National Tax and assist other team members with various technical tax issues dealing with consolidated returns, S Corps, Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs
  • Identify and analyze tax risks and opportunities related to potential acquisitions of target companies; liaise with a target companys finance and accounting departments and tax advisors to gather pertinent facts for an analysis of the tax risks
  • Draft tax memoranda, opinions and articles
  • Review and perform risk management activities
  • Review tax aspects of financial models used to analyze the future performance of potential target companies; assist clients with current issues which may include bankruptcy emergence planning, out of court workouts, debt restructurings, or tax basis, Earning and Profits and Section 382 studiesQualifications:
    • Must be pursuing and have obtained by the start date or have completed the following degrees/majors in the past 12 months: JD and/or LLM degree from an accredited college/university
    • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above
    • Knowledge of a range of corporate and partnership tax matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions
    • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
    • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work
    • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice
    • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa)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. KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

Keywords: KPMG LLP, Austin , Tax Associate, Washington National Tax - M&A - Winter 2023, Accounting, Auditing , Austin, Texas

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