KPMG Senior Associate, Compensation & Benefits Tax in Santa Clara, California

Senior Associate, Compensation & Benefits Tax

New York, New York

Requisition #: 36555

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Santa Clara, CA; Chicago, IL; New York, NY; Dallas, TX

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 our practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Tax, Audit and Advisory teams to provide compensation, benefits or HR related services to their clients

  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team helping to provide industry knowledge and experience

  • Build and manage client relationships and consult with clients on the establishment and operation of qualified plans, nonqualified deferred compensation arrangements, equity plans, welfare benefit plans, and fringe benefit plans

  • Manage teams of tax professionals and assistants working on client projects

  • Advise clients and be responsible for delivering high quality tax service and advice

  • Participate in and contribute to market and business activities external to the firm

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years of corporate or federal tax experience in an accounting firm, corporation, and/or law firm

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Licensed CPA or J.D./LL.M. with strong knowledge of Compensation & Benefits Tax issues preferred

  • Experience providing tax and regulatory guidance regarding executive compensation arrangements, qualified retirement plans, welfare benefit plans, and fringe benefits

  • Excellent advisory, compliance, verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex information

  • Excel competency, while not required, is desired

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.