KPMG Senior Associate, Indirect Taxes in San Francisco, California

Business Title: Senior Associate, Indirect Taxes

Requisition Number: 68658

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest: State and Local Tax

State: CA

City: San Francisco


The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide 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 our State and Local Tax (SALT) practice.


  • Participate in tax planning for businesses, including identifying and developing tax savings opportunities (income/franchise, payroll/unemployment, sales/use) that arise from legal entity changes and in designing specific services to help a business address its state and local tax matters

  • Support multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning, and controversies

  • Research and draft technical memoranda related to taxability and compliance issues

  • Provide taxability analysis of new products and services

  • Analyze the state and local tax ramifications of various transactions, including mergers and acquisitions; assist clients with identifying and negotiating business incentives and credits available to an organization


  • JD and/or LLM degree from an accredited college/university or JD/MBA combination or JD/MST combination

  • A minimum of three years relative work experience in related field

  • Experience in providing services to the technology or communications industries

  • Effective communication, leadership and time management skills

  • Strong technical ability to help meet business objectives

  • Demonstrated ability 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 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.

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