Associate Tax, WNT M&A Tax - JD/LLM | Washington Summer/Fall 2022

Washington, District of Columbia

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Associate Tax, WNT M&A Tax - JD/LLM | Washington Summer/Fall 2022

Requisition #: 79436

Practice Area: Tax

Job Type: Early Career

Start Season & Start Year: Summer/Fall 2022

Earliest Graduation Date: Jun 2021

Latest Graduation Date: Sep 2022

Apply Deadline Date: May 31, 2022

Location: Washington, DC

At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the world's top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMG's extensive network of specialists & enjoy access to our Ignition Centers, where deep industry knowledge merges with cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions. Join a diverse team helping high-profile clients understand, analyze, and respond to complex business opportunities and challenges. Develop your career through a range of multifaceted engagements, formal training, and informal mentoring.

At KPMG, we believe nothing is more important than investing in our culture because it's an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm.

KPMG is currently seeking a Tax Associate for our Washington National Tax (WNT) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise clients on corporate tax services (including planning, research and other mergers and acquisitions activities) and complex tax structuring issues
  • Oversee various team members and client deliverables
  • Work with other practice groups in Washington National Tax and assist other team members with various technical tax issues dealing with consolidated returns, S Corps, Partnerships, LLCs and LLPs
  • Identify and analyze tax risks and opportunities related to potential acquisitions of target companies; liaise with a target company’s finance and accounting departments and tax advisors to gather pertinent facts for an analysis of the tax risks
  • Draft tax memoranda, opinions, articles and review other risk management activities
  • Review tax aspects of financial models used to analyze the future performance of potential target companies; assist clients with current issues which may include bankruptcy emergence planning, out of court workouts, debt restructurings, or tax basis, Earning and Profits and Section 382 studies

Qualifications:

  • Must be pursuing and have obtained by the start date or have completed the following degrees/majors in the past 12 months: JD and /or LLM degree from an accredited college/university
  • Must have a current/most recent GPA of 3.00 or above
  • Knowledge of a range of corporate and partnership tax matters, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions
  • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking and research skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook)
  • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work
  • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice
  • Tax professionals may have the opportunity to work virtually/remotely within the U.S. depending on business needs
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

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