KPMG Senior Associate, Value Added Tax in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Senior Associate, Value Added Tax

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Requisition #: 34324

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Philadelphia, PA

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 a Senior Associate to join ourpractice.


  • Provide excellent client facing service to multi-national, United States headquartered companies with global indirect tax issues, including working as part of a team conducting transaction analysis, supply chain reviews, assisting with business expansions, advising on mergers and acquisitions and managing less complex global projects

  • Supporting senior staff to develop responses to client proposal requests regarding global indirect taxes

  • Assist with the preparation of Value Added Tax (VAT) training presentations aimed at external and internal audiences

  • Identify, document, and recommend client business requirements for implementing VAT/sales and use tax compliance processes and system improvements

  • Support new staff


  • A minimum of two years of experience working on global indirect tax projects including working with indirect tax advisors in multiple countries

  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or a related course of study from an accredited college/university: additional qualifications will be required before promotion to manager

  • Strong skills in indirect tax information systems, including strong project management skills and the ability to analyze client business needs

  • Possess a broad industry background including retail, financial services, manufacturing and telecommunications; hands-on experience with various business development activities and tax software

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, or process mapping software

  • Self-motivated with the ability to generate and plan work effort and manage project schedules and priorities with clear written and verbal communication skills; ability to travel thirty percent of the time


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.

Our Benefits


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).


  • 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.