KPMG Associate, Trade & Customs in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Business Title: Associate, Trade & Customs
Requisition Number: 68591
Function: Tax Services
Area of Interest: Trade and Customs
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KPMG is currently seeking an Associate to join our Trade and Customs practice.
Provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries, on import and export matters
Research U.S. and international import and export trade matters
Research, write, and review international trade advice
Formulate ideas and deliver possible trade savings opportunities
Aid in the development and training of team members
Assist in the delivery of multiple client engagements on time and within budget; maintain active communication with clients in an effort to manage expectations and satisfaction
A minimum of one year of import/export experience in the field of trade and customs as a customs attorney, customs broker, industry trade specialist, US Customs auditor, or import specialist, which may include experience in The Harmonized Tariff Schedule, customs federal regulations, NAFTA, entry processes, valuation, and informed compliance methods
Bachelor's degree in international trade from an accredited college/university and/or a Certified Public Accountant, Juris Doctor or person with a Master's degree in international trade.
Previous experience in a tax or advisory services firm, corporation, or trade law firm
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Access
Strong interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication/presentation skills
Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.