KPMG Associate, Emerging Technologies, KPMG Ignition in Atlanta, Georgia

Associate, Emerging Technologies, KPMG Ignition

Atlanta, Georgia

Requisition #: 35443

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Atlanta, GA

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 an Associate to join our Atlanta Ignition practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Tax business teams to identify and analyze business problems, provide technical feasibility, estimates, and develop innovative solutions leveraging one or more digital technologies (Process Robotics, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Data Visualization, etc.)

  • Serve as a developer and Subject Matter Expert (SME) in one or several of the above mentioned domains and help establish a competency in those areas for Tax Ignition

  • Prepare process and technical documentation and artifacts, actively participate in proof of concepts, hackathons, vendor product evaluations and present findings to team

  • Mentor and lead junior team members and provide technical oversight in hands-on manner on design and development tasks

  • Interface with internal stakeholders and external clients and work effectively with various technology groups, clients and tax domain experts

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university or foreign equivalent (Master’s degree preferred) in engineering, computer science or other quantitative disciplines like statistics, math or others plus two to five years of relevant programming experience.

  • Proven experience with programming in one or more Object Oriented Programming languages such as C#, Python, or Java, with the ability to pick up new languages and technologies quickly

  • Experience with one or more digital technologies like Data & Analytics (Alteryx, Talend, PowerQuery etc.) Visualization ( Tableau, Qlik, PowerBI etc), Automation (Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, WinAutomation, UiPath etc), Machine Learning (SciPy, numpy, etc ), Big Data tools (Spark, Hive, Pig, etc)

  • Demonstrated problem solving and critical thinking skills with strong analytical and quantitative abilities

  • Willingness and ability to travel as needed, at times with relatively short notice and to work on-site at client premises.

  • Excellent presentation, communication (written and verbal), and listening skills. Also, adaptability and flexibility and willingness to shift between technologies and roles

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, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, 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.

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 or military status, genetic information, genetic disposition and or carrier status, domestic violence status, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, status with regard to public assistance, 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.

Our Benefits

Health

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).

Financial

  • 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.